To prevent the dullahan from collecting Kimihito's soul, the girls decide to take him away from her as far as possible, but (as usual) their attempts only cause him more injures. Rachnera appears with the dullahan, claiming that if she is really a reaper of souls there is nothing they can do to prevent Kimihito's death. When Miia decides to die along with Kimihito, claiming that she cannot bear losing him, Kimihito decides to stop running away and face his imminent death, but to everybody's surprise nothing happens. Back at home, Kimihito and the girls discover from Ms. Smith that the dullahan's name is Lala and she isn't a real reaper of souls at all, having run away from several host families where she previously lived (because no one there was dying). Ms. Smith lets Lala live with Kimihito and the others by her request. When questioned about how he saw through Lala's lies, Kimihito answers that he simply realized that she has a late case of eighth grade syndrome (a quick flashback shows that he had the same thing when he was younger). Some time later, Kimihito realizes that thanks to the massive food bill caused by his liminal guests he is in major financial troubles and, after Miia's latest attempt to cook ends up a total disaster, there is no more food in the house. He then sets out grocery-shopping with Cerea, Papi, Mero and Suu, and the monster girls' sympathy with the local vendors earn them plenty of merchandise with special discounts. To obtain some extra vegetables, Kimihito and Suu visit Kii, who guides them to an area with edible plants, and Kimihito learns that Suu has the ability to differentiate between fit-for-consumption ones and poisonous ones by tasting them. On the way back home, Kimihito is attacked by Draco, but Suu defends him with the poison stored inside her body from the plant tasting. Once home, Kimihito prepares dinner for the girls, but Ms. Smith and the girls from MON suddenly appear to dine with them as well, completely wiping out the house's food supply once again. Kimihito is in despair, but Ms. Smith explains that the Interspecies Program will reimburse him for all the girls' food expenses ... something she hadn't told him before, to his chagrin!