However, little did Mingzhu expect that Zhenniang would catch her red-handed. Matt Baram as Jonathan, Anastasia’s (non-biological) father and a lawyer. However, Mingzhu’s father has already accepted the betrothal gifts and there is no turning back. Guangda finds out that Mingzhu has been secretly giving aid to Tianpeng and angrily confronts her.
Also on board, are two penniless brothers, Zhang Tianpeng and Zhang Tianying, who seek to make a fortune in Nanyang. With Xiuxiang repeating that Mingzhu is a jinx, she worries about Dong’en’s safety. Michelle and Harry realize that they dated the same woman years ago.
Huiniang develops a good impression of the handsome Charlie, and Dong’en becomes concerned. Harry and Rose are at odds when Charlie isn’t meeting his ‘milestones’ fast enough, while Janet and Jonathan try to deal with Anastasia’s tattooed new boyfriend. A magnanimous and understanding mother-in-law to Zhenniang, the old lady is conversely very cold towards her other daughter-in-law, Xiuxiang.
Guangda is incensed that Zhenniang had ordered the poppy fields and opium factory to be razed. Their staff usually tell us to cook 1 to 2 piece of bird’s nest for 1 person’s consumption. Zhenniang hires a photographer to take pictures, as Old Mrs Zhang will soon be 60. She tries to pacify Xiuxiang, who is upset that Guangda married again without her knowledge.
Dong’en and Huiniang visit Chen Kuang and Uncle Wang, who are old-timers in the Zhangs’ medicinal hall. Guangda starts to harbour thoughts of murdering Zhenniang. Yazi gives birth to a boy and Tianpeng names him Dangyong. Dongen gets kidnapped and Zhenniang goes into a fluster and Guangda steps out to help in the situation.