Once alone to be left with her thoughts, Matilda comes to the painful realisation that, despite having called time on their relationship, staying friends looks to be one of those things that it is easier said than done. In a last-ditch attempt to move on, she later opens up to Ric about her feelings and, relieved that he is feeling equally downbeat about the current state of affairs, convinces him that there is a clear path forward: by both being there for Cassie.