Dean Wicks is to spiral out of control this Christmas when he attacks girlfriend Roxy Mitchell.
Troubled Dean – who has already raped Linda Carter – will vent his anger on Roxy, after his plan to hold a perfect Christmas dinner goes awry.
After accidentally injuring Roxy on Boxing Day, Dean will continue to struggle with his temper, with scenes set to be broadcast in the run-up to new year showing him attacking his girlfriend.
But he will be caught in the act by mum Shirley, who is left horrified by what she’s witnessing. After finally realising the truth about what Dean did to Linda, Shirley makes it up with the rest of the Carters and ousts her son from the family.
However, as New Year’s Day dawns and Mick and Linda prepare to get married, a rage-filled Dean returns to seek revenge. And Shirley and Mick are soon both plunged into deadly danger. Who will make it out of this one alive?
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