In this chapter, Jia Yun get closer and closer to Xiaohong. Baoyu visit Daiyu and his asked later to join his father. It was actually an excuse and it was just Xue Pan asking to meet Baoyu. They spend the afternoon together discussing about the present Baoyu could offer to him for his birthday. They are also joined by Feng Ziying. Later Baoyu goes back to his apartment, accompanied by Xue Baochai. Lin Daiyu seeing them decide to check on Baoyu before they go to sleep and knock on the door of Baoyu's place but Qingwen, in a bad mood refuse to let her in, pretexting that her master told her not to let anyone in. Daiyu start to cry and the chapter ends when the door finally open.