The man turns out to be Natsuo Shiba, Haru's cousin. Ren throws up in the car and finds himself in Natsuo's house which is vandalized by his ex. He gives Ren a key to his house, makes him give him his number and promise not to tell his brothers he met him. Haru learns from Kiri that Ren is working to replace his phone. Ren revisits Natsuo and returns the key. They talk about the Kaido and Shiba families and Ren wants to know more about Haru's past. Ren calls Shima to tell them that he is staying at a friend's when he's cleaning Natsuo's place. Natsuo tries to pay him a large sum and Haru picks it up when he drops it and grounds him in anger. Haru apologizes after Ren breaks into tears and Ren longs to stop falling in love with Haru.