As Tai-san returns to full health, Lex starts looking old. Has he got the virus? Jack works night and day on cracking the Hope Island files with no luck. At the gambling den KC has lost everything. He starts a riot to save Cloe and Porky, but ends up putting himself in danger, as he is taken prisoner by Top Hat and his goons. Lex is willing to try anything to get better, except the antidote. But after a visit to Tai-san he takes the first steps to recovery, Tai-san's way. He tells the truth to the whole tribe. Zandra is devastated because he reveals he only married her for one thing. Lex puts himself on trial for stealing water. The punishment exile. Lex leaves the mall as the other tribe members watch in shock.