When Linda learns that Dean is upstairs with Mick, she leaves the table and Nancy tells the household that Mick goes to propose to Linda. Linda sits at the kitchen desk and her and Mick’s song starts to play and Mick takes Linda from the kitchen to the bed room. He reminisces concerning the first time he saw Linda throughout football and the thing he loves most about her is her kind and honest coronary heart, which she gave to him after they have been children and he is looked after it ever since. Mick then asks Linda if she is going to marry him, however she tearfully admits she will’t because it’s Dean and he or she confesses that he raped her. Mick is in a state of shock and Linda pleads with him to say he believes her and Mick assures her that he does imagine her.
Mick knew that the way in which she was acting wasn’t just because she was pregnant and he realises that she wanted an abortion because the baby is Dean’s, but Linda isn’t certain, nevertheless it might be their baby and she is praying and hoping. Mick tells Shirley that Linda is pregnant and Dean is not happy with Mick after phoning the police on Buster Briggs, who turned out to be his actual father, to inform them where Buster was. Shirley tells Dean that Mick has so much on and she or he informs Dean that Linda is pregnant. Dean congratulates Linda and Linda asks him who informed him, but Dean says the matter is whether or not it is his or not, but Linda says it isn’t.
Linda is adamant that Mick shouldn’t know any of it and he would not deserve it and she will cope by eventually placing it behind her with nobody else getting harm. Stacey says that she stated exactly the same thing to herself, but the reality has a way of getting out and she or he ended up killing Archie Mitchell and Linda says Mick would do the identical to Dean. Linda says that things between her and Mick use to be superb, however ever for the reason that assault, she tries and pretends, however Mick knows one thing is up and he puts it all the way down to the being pregnant affecting her. When Linda arrives again at The Vic, Johnny declares to his family that he’s taking a niche yr from University to go travelling with Luca. Nancy, Lee and Tina overhear Johnny explaining to Linda that with the infant on the way in which, it seems like the proper time and he can’t be her baby forever.
Mick theorises that Linda is pregnant when she vomits at the scent of lavender tub cleaning soap, and she, is horrified to discover he’s correct, when she takes a take a look at. She lies to Mick about the outcome and plans to have an abortion, however Mick finds out and she agrees to maintain the infant. She is disturbed when Dean finds out, and tries to hang onto the belief that the infant is Mick’s. Stacey Branning bumps into Linda who asks her about her relationship with Dean, Linda practically admits that Dean raped her nonetheless she is stopped from doing so when they’re interrupted by Dean.