In the garden of the Duke's residence, the maid, Bi, tells her master that she overheard him asking Wushuang to "bully" her. She tells him that she will go to see the duke and ask him to punish yumeng for his part in the killing of his daughter. She also tells him to tell the duke that she has done her part in killing her daughter. When she returns to her room, she finds that her daughter has been poisoned by the seven-leaved thorned apple. She asks her grandfather to come with her to the university so that she can get revenge on yumeng.