This chapter opens with a conversation between sheng and xie. sheng tells xie that he's going to look for the doctor. xie is worried that sheng is going to get jealous, but sheng assures him that they're lovers, and that he won't tell anyone about it. Xinhua reports that xie has been arrested and is in the police station. xin tells sheng that if they don't pay sheng five hundred thousand renminbi , xin will sue xie for blackmail. xi tells xin that if he doesn't settle things up with sheng, he'll have to go to the hospital and pay xin's medical bills. yue tells xi that if sheng wants to get married, he needs to marry sheng.