Nisa continues treating Yasmin badly. Ali Quli riles Nisa about not being able to give him a child. Nisa decides that Yasmin will have her child at Ali Quli's house. Meanwhile, Ruqaiyya tries everything in the book to stop Salim from revolting against Akbar. Salim contemplates the attack on the fort. As a last try at persuasion, Ruqaiyya gives Salim Nisa's bracelet.