Fern receives a bracelet with a mirrored lotus on and later finds out the symbol’s particular significance.
On Fern’s birthday, she expresses frustration because Stark fails to present her with a gift, leading to Stark storming off after being reprimanded.
Sein enters the scene and posits that Fern’s reaction might be an overreaction to a minor issue.
He notes that boys of Stark’s age often overlook the importance of birthdays and similar occasions.
Generously, Sein offers to purchase a gift for Fern from the market himself. Meanwhile, Fern reveals that she had previously selected a gift for Stark with his input on his birthday.
Sein suggests that Fern should extend the same courtesy to Stark and forgive him.
They spend a couple of hours searching, and Stark ultimately selects a bracelet adorned with a mirrored lotus design for Fern.
During a journey on a merchant’s cart, Frieren notices the bracelet and recalls that Himmel once gave her a ring bearing the same design.
Their travel is abruptly interrupted when a flying monster attacks their cart.
Though they successfully defeat the creature, the cart sustains significant damage and requires repairs.
A wonderful meaning
While repairing the carriage, Sein takes Stark aside to discuss the gift he selected.
Stark admits feeling exhausted from the pressure of choosing the perfect gift but is pleased that Fern appreciated his choice.
Sein then reveals that the mirrored lotus symbol on the bracelet signifies “eternal love” in the language of flowers.
Embarrassed by this unintended romantic implication, Stark quickly clarifies to Fern that he was unaware of the symbol’s meaning.
Fern, equally surprised, assures him she still cherishes the gift regardless of its significance.
Meanwhile, Frieren searches for the ring Himmel gave her, which was lost during the crash.
The merchant accompanying them offers a spell to find lost items, enabling Frieren to recover the ring swiftly.
Upon learning the symbolic meaning of the design from Fern, Frieren reflects and realizes that Himmel likely knew its significance when he gave her the ring.
She finds comfort and joy in the notion that Himmel’s gift was a declaration of eternal love.