On Home and Away, Mackenzie Booth (Emily Weir) is distraught when she learns of Ari Parata and Mia Anderson’s (Anna Samson) disastrous wedding day.
Logan Bennett (Harley Bonner), Mackenzie’s boyfriend, is taken aback when he learns about her amorous history with Ari.
Mackenzie tries to put on a brave face, but she refuses to talk about Ari.
When Logan notices Mackenzie, the restaurant’s boss, crying in the Salt storeroom, he gently encourages her to talk to him about what’s going on.
Mackenzie soon lets down her guard and confesses everything about her and Ari’s previous relationship.
Can Logan, who was present during Ari and Mia’s impromptu hospital wedding, help Mackenzie cope with her loss?
Meanwhile, Ziggy Astoni (Sophie Dillman) and her lover, Dean Thompson (Patrick O’Connor), are relishing their time alone in the farmhouse.
The reunited pair revealed they were moving in together at Brett’s property back in Reefton Lakes after Dean played cupid for his mother, Karen, and her lover, Brett Maloney.
Dean receives a disturbing call from Bella Nixon, which bursts their blissful bubble (Courtney Miller).
Dean, who is visibly upset, slams the hospital doctor, Logan, for not doing more to save Ari.
Ari can’t possibly be gone, right?
Dean is struggling to accept the fact that his former prison cellmate and friend, Ari, is no longer alive.
WHAT CAN Ziggy DO to keep Dean from spiralling out of control?
After a major family feud, Ryder Jackson (Lukas Radovich) and his grandfather, Alf Stewart (Ray Meagher), have finally reconciled.
Ryder has returned to the family home and has some great news: he has completed his TAFE hotel management course.
To commemorate the occasion, Alf offers a family lunch at home.
The joy, however, is overwhelmed by the news concerning Ari.
After the wedding day catastrophe, Theo Poulos (Matt Evans) encourages Ryder to reach out to his ex-girlfriend Chloe Anderson (Sam Barrett).
Chloe regarded Ari as a father figure.
Ryder reaches out to Chloe, but is unsure how to best assist the Parata family in their time of need…