Yingtai journeys home. Shangbo decides to accompany her for most of the way. But, before she leaves, she reveals her true identity to Madam Meng, the teacher's busybody wife. Madam Meng promises to help her.
Throughout the journey, she hints at her feelings for him as well as her identity. Shangbo, completely oblivious, thinks she's teasing him fo being somewhat effete. Yingtai resorts to matchmaking her 'sister' to him and requests that he quickly comes to visit and ask her parents for her hand in marriage.
When she arrives home, Yingtai finds out it was a ploy by her parents to get her home. They had arranged her marriage to the infamous and very rich playboy, Ma Wenchai.
- to be continued