At Villy and Duchy's urging, Zoe agrees to visit some of the RAF officers at a nearby hospital. There she meets Roddy who was badly burned in a crash. Louise continues to see Michael Hadleigh but after a dinner with her father and an overnight stay at the London house, Edward again tries to molest her. She fights him off but also tells him about seeing him with Diana Macintosh at the theater. Clary has written General de Gaulle about her father but six weeks have passed and she has yet to receive an answer. Her brother Nev runs away from his boarding school but is taken in by a kindly woman who manages to contact Edward. Sybil is released from hospital but she is clearly not well. Polly only becomes aware of the seriousness of her mother's condition when she overhears a conversation. Christopher turns 18 and refuses to enlist. He soon finds himself working but homeless when his landlord throws him out.