A strange and sudden series of offers leads Shin to host five beautiful residents in his home. But he's not allowed to ask questions of them.
Shin visits his father and one murder victim’s mother. A critical magazine column spoils his mood during dinner, leading to a lesson from Minami.
Shin and his housemates attend an anniversary party, where he spots rival novelist Yuzu Hanaki and learns that Nanaka is more than she seems.
After seeing Shin leave Midori's room, Hitomi expresses her displeasure. Midori asks for help with a constant problem dating from her childhood.
Midori faces the aftermath of her decision. The house learns about Yuki's mysterious background. Nanaka displays some brutal honesty at a talk.
Shin releases his new novel and, not at all to his surprise, it does not sell well. But Hitomi plans to use some personal connections to change this.
After Shin receives his award, his unique living arrangement (and the truth about his father) is revealed to the public. Nanaka tempts him on a date.
With tragedy striking the Michima residence, the police interrogate those inside. Shin gains even more notoriety as his novel becomes a best-seller.
Despite a tragic turn of events, Shin is urged to write a new book. The girls invite him to dinner while Minami reveals her dark past.
Shin and the remaining girls are left homeless due to arson. He accepts a live TV interview with Hanaki to lure out the mastermind on his own terms.
Shin receives a visit from the architect of the heinous plot. As he struggles to write his next novel, those left behind contemplate their future.
A concerned Hitomi tracks down a severely broken Shin, who is still unable to recover from the horrific events that sidelined his ability to write.