As they hold tryouts in Salt for their replacement lead vocalist, Lyrik manages to draw out some of the worst performers in the Bay this week on Home and Away. As they are about to give up, a sudden latecomer snatches Remi’s (Adam) hand.
) guitar and starts singing…
Will his talent be sufficient to win Lyrik over, though?
When Nikau (Kawakawa Fox-Reo) and Tane (Ethan Browne) sneak Chloe (Sam Barrett) to a motel and warn her that she is in danger, Chloe’s (Sam Barrett) world is flipped upside down in the meantime. She will have to leave her job at the gym and her romance with Theo (Ethan Browne) behind since she must leave right away for New Zealand for her own protection. Chloe locks herself in the restroom because she is so overwhelmed. Should she board the plane or stay put?
Here is the schedule for the week starting on Monday, August 29.
Theo risks a lot by holding a surprise audition.
Lyrik realises they need to find a replacement as now as they come to terms with the fact that their lead singer has abandoned them. When Mackenzie later discovers flyers for band auditions in Salt, she is astonished. To make matters worse, it soon becomes apparent that only the worst musicians in the Bay have placed themselves on show once the ‘talent’ begins rolling it to try their luck! The band quickly gives up and begins putting their gear away. Theo, however, appears in the last minutes and begs to be given a chance. The group declines… Theo, though, picks up Remi’s guitar and begins to play. The band observes, shocked by what they hear but also enraged. Will Theo’s wager be successful?
Chloe is informed that she must leave immediately for New Zealand.
The bikies recently gave Tane a further blow by wanting to utilise the gym as a base for their money-laundering operation rather than forcing him into returning the money Ari stole, plus interest. Tane makes an attempt to back out by promising the gang a bigger money, but Tex plays hardball and threatens to kill Chloe if he doesn’t comply. After realising they must take immediate action, Tane and Nikau sneak a terrified Chloe into a nearby motel. She is informed that she is in danger and that her stuff are being packed so she can leave for New Zealand as soon as possible. But Chloe locks herself in the bathroom because she is too stressed. Will she accept the dramatic turn of events in her life or put herself in harm’s way?
Heartbreaking scenes feature Nikau breaking up with Bella on the phone.
As Chloe is informed that she must leave the Bay and stay with Mia in New Zealand for a while, Nikau realises that, although saying goodbye to her would be difficult, there will be an even tougher farewell necessary if he wants to keep everyone he loves safe. He gathers his courage that evening in his room and picks up the phone to call Bella. She responds from a New York apartment and gleefully informs him that she will soon be free to return home. Nikau advises her not to bother because they have already ended. Is he really breaking up with her over the phone, Bella wonders as she is left reeling, perplexed, and heartbroken? Nikau advises her not to contact him again since he won’t respond. Bella is abandoned and heartbroken in New York. What does her immediate future hold?
Rose starts a covert inquiry on her boyfriend.
Rose has been having fun with Tex and is excited to spend some time alone with him in Salt. She asks where he’s been, but Tex uses his charm to divert her attention. However, Marty’s phone keeps ringing as he searches for Chloe. After a while, Tex must excuse himself, and Rose starts to wonder why he didn’t arrive at work when he said he would. When she starts looking him up online, she learns he is not there. The numbers don’t add up…
In an angry fit of wrath, Xander divulges Rose’s secret.
After a collision that resulted in the death of a cyclist, Xander recently lost control and reacted violently toward a drunk motorist. Rose and Cash decide to watch him after being shocked by his lack of self-control. However, Xander is not happy to discover Cash watching him and confronts Rose, asking why she revealed his personal information. Irene invites the siblings over for supper after noticing the conflict between them. But when Irene asks Xander how things are at work during the lunch, he replies right away that Rose has already told her everything. He gets up in a rage and suggests that Rose reveal some of her own secrets, such as her love for her sister’s lover. Irene and Cash watch in disbelief as Rose chases after Xander as he storms off.
For Jasmine and Cash, Eden has a sexy proposition.
Recently, when Cash entered Salt to see Lyrik performing, he was shocked to see Eden, his ex-girlfriend, leaping from the stage straight at him. They decide to put their past behind them and become friends, but when Eden runs into Cash on the beach and invites him to their next performance, more shocks are in store. He erects barriers and declares that Jasmine’s return to the Bay will keep him busy. Unfazed, a cheeky Eden offers the caveat that three people aren’t necessarily a crowd. What is Cash’s reaction to her offer?
Will Lyrik be able to establish roots in a new home?
While they crash at the Paratas’ house, Lyrik’s incessant loudness has enraged John. He quickly becomes sidetracked, though, by the joyful news that the hippies on his opposite side have leased their home! All he needs to do to achieve peace and quiet once they leave is to get rid of the band. However, Eden observes the “for lease” sign and asks reputable policeman Cash for a reference right once, so John might not get what he wants. Will the band establish a base in the Bay?
Cash reveals to Xander his covert scheme to bring Jasmine back.
Xander makes the decision to apologise to Cash for his outburst at dinner. Following their reconciliation, Cash decides to keep up their shared candour by sharing his intentions for Jasmine’s homecoming. He takes out a ring box from his pocket, and inside is a gorgeous diamond. Is Jasmine prepared for the next proposal?