The Man in Grey catches Celia and Marco in a romantic embrace away from the rest of the party. He chastises Marco for his increasing intimacy with Celia, in which Marco exclaims that he is in love with her.
Marco tells Isobel that he is in love with Celia. Friedrich Theissen dies.
Marco and Celia fall asleep together. Here, Celia steals Marco's book. Mr. A. H. and Hector debate the venue of the competition because Mr. A. H. does not believe it is suitable anymore because of the over popularity.