Amati challenges Lawrence, proclaiming he will pay for Holo's debt of 1,000 silver coins and then propose to her, certain that she will leave Lawrence. Lawrence researches Amati, discovering that his plan to pay back the debt relies on the sale of pyrite, but is initially confident in the strength of his relationship with Holo. Back at the inn, however, Holo discovers and reads a letter for Lawrence from Dian Rubens regarding the legend about the bear that destroyed Yoitsu. When Lawrence returns, a distraught Holo claims that he knew Yoitsu was destroyed the entire time and that he had been toying with her. Her fit of rage prompts Lawrence to leave the inn, attempting to create some space.