The Mage brings the Winter King a treatment for smallpox. She reveals the Crimson Scholar’s plan to unite the humans and the demons. Meanwhile the Hero saves the Demon King from her possession.
Each of the Demon King’s students take their turn showing off the fruits of their labor. One of them has a meeting with the Merchant to discuss forcing a dual currency system, while the other leads a battle to protect the Iron nation.
Recap: The Winter Kingdom has broken away from the church, forming their own national religion. Meanwhile, the Merchant plots to increase the price of wheat in the central kingdoms.
Recap: The Older Sister Maid takes her place as the Crimson Scholar’s double. She is charged with with being a heretic and beaten in front of a crowd of horrified onlookers.
The Demon King is preparing to visit the demon world in order to renew her contract as Demon King, while the Knight competes with her for the Heroes time and affection.
Megumu is back from his travels around the world in order to sew the seeds of discontent against the Tree. Back in the Yoshino and Hakaze camp, the poor girl still can’t get a good grasp of her emotions, and thus spends most of the episode being hilariously adorable.
War is brewing. The Winter Nation is charged with taking back their lost island. Meanwhile the Hero works to restore the demons to power to the city taken by the Humans.
The Demon King prepares to meet with the Merchant and seal a deal with them by offering to teach them about corn. The merchants question her motives but after a situation that almost got ugly the two come to an agreement.
3 months have passed since the beginning of the farming experiment and 6 since the Demon King first came to the Winter County. The Hero and Demon King take a trip to visit the church at the Lake County. When they arrive they find that Female Knight is the one running the show. She tells the hero the story that their old party had been given and how The Mage ventured into demon lands to look for him.
The Demon King takes it upon herself to visit a human village and teach them advanced farming techniques. This unique challenge involves first teaching the village people how to think at all.
The hero and the Demon King meet and become partners in looking for a way to find the horizon beyond the war between their peoples.
We sure do love Miyuki Sawashiro.