There is still silence between Robert and Valerie. While Valerie spends a carefree time with the young fashion designer Alessandro Bellini, Robert is confronted with the consequences of his premarital affair. Bernadette, the daughter of Brigitte Steininger wants to warm up her brief affair with Robert again. But Robert wants nothing more than to reconcile with his wife Valerie and start over again. When Robert returns from New York, he surprises Valerie in a seemingly unambiguous situation with Alessandro. Meanwhile, Maximilian Fox, together with the intriguing Karin Schröder, is doing everything in his power to finally ruin the house of Aphrodite. When Robert tries to expose his father's plot, Karin steps in his path and knocks him down in cold blood. Robert falls into a coma - as an urgent suspect, Albert Steininger is arrested. Karin, meanwhile, goes to the hospital under an excuse to complete her act. But when Robert awakens from the coma, Valerie is at his side to reconcile with ...