The brothers are in a lather to locate Merroney, who has secretly left the country. Gwen's continued moping distresses Bill. David pumps Sir Neville for information about Merroney's latest scheme. April Winter arrives at Hammond Transport, and David learns where Merroney has gone. Van der Merwe shows Merroney his "bonus." Later, Merroney finds two unhappy people awaiting his return. Clare realizes that she has cheated herself. Jane and Brian reach an understanding. Merroney outlines for the board his recommendations, but the brothers have reservations. Clare has a surprising item to report to the board.