The chapter opens with a description of the western villa of the Zong family. It is also the largest in the entire city. It has a private garden, a park, a golf course, a cinema, a small-scale cinema and other facilities. The young master and the young lady are welcomed by the young master, who tells them that the staff at the villa are too busy to count. He tells them to prepare food that is easy to digest. He says that he is not hungry, and that they do not need to be reserved. He asks if they can take their leave first, and says that they can do so as long as he tells them his true objective. He warns them that he will not believe them if they continue on with the murder. He will only give them one chance to find the murderer, and he will never trust them again. He promises to leave the marriage after the culprit is brought to justice. He also says that in a year, the young woman will have to obey the family and not talk about divorce.