With her hopes of release fading, Rita is forced to take drastic measures to prevent Ray from wasting his life on her.
Kaz and Rita form an alliance. Jake is jealous of the bond forming between Vera and a new colleague.
Rita's identity as a cop is under threat of being exposed to the other inmates, and Kaz embarks on a journey of self-discovery and atonement.
Rita faces an impossible dilemma, while Kaz gets the better of Marie, and Vera learns the gender of her baby, casting doubt over her mothering skills.
In the wake of the shock hug, suspicion turns to various inmates, and Ruby sacrifices her freedom for her sister.
Marie discovers that Ruby killed her son. Danny and Boomer's day release is short-lived.
As Ruby undergoes surgery for the ruptured brain aneurysm, Rita makes a desperate appeal to Vera to be with her sister in hospital.
Marie's efforts to have her conviction overturned backfire when her protector attempts to silence her permanently. Meanwhile, Liz summons the courage to meet with her estranged son.
Marie enacts her plan to bust out of Wentworth, while Liz spirals into a psychotic meltdown.
The siege continues, and not everyone will make it out alive.