Takinohara decides to cover up Masato's medication "error." Naoko accuses Norisugi of using her password, but he denies it. Hosegawa finally dumps Rai. Norisugi admits to Aya that he framed Naoko/Masato for the error. Aya is horrified that he would endanger a patient. A magazine article exposes the uncle-niece relationship and the cover-up of the medication error. Kirishima is thrilled. Masato accuses Aya of being responsible. She identifies Norisugi as the culprit. Naoko and Norisugi confront each other at the apartment. She refuses his attempt to reconcile. He attempts to rape Naoko, but Masato suddenly appears and saves her. Masato confesses their love and that they just want to be together no matter the consequences. Aya gets a phone call from Naoko's parents who just got into town. Uh oh.