Ross attempts to turn around the fortunes of Carnmore one last time but afterhe is outbid he reluctantly shuts the company down. George takes the opportunity to rub his face in it. Feeling guilty about Keren’s death, Dwight immerses himself into work, dealing with an outbreak of the putrid throat. Ross finds out that all at Trenwith are stricken with the disease and he attempts to persuade Dwight to treat them. Demelza attempts to help and becomes infected and passes it on to baby Julia.