Louise is wracked with guilt about leaving Diane in the lurch over the festive period - but as the nightmare continues, nothing could convince her to stay. Meanwhile, Terry lurches from one temporary home to another. After being given his marching orders by Bob, Terry is relieved when Alan agrees to put a roof over his head. He still can’t resist Louise, however, and after spotting her in the street, he decides to confront her about her decision to leave Emmerdale. But his actions just spook her further and, as she makes to run away, he reaches out to grab hold of her to stop her fleeing. Outside The Woolpack, her struggles are witnessed and Donna promptly calls the police, while passers-by free Louise from Terry's clutches. Zoe is worried about attending the church service, as memories flood back of the night she nearly died in the inferno she unwittingly caused. After months of being transformed, the new St. Mary's Church is ready for action, but things end in darkness for the whole village, as the Christmas lights fuse and the power is cut. The residents gossip about Zoe's attendance in her earshot, leading to her to absconder. Paddy and Emily welcome another foster child into their home. Debbie is an inquisitive 13-year-old. Louise is put in for another fright when the stalker calls her phone while Terry is in a cell. Ray's smug, her stalker may be closer than she thought...


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