Kit's years at Cambridge go by all too quickly and on obtaining a first, decides to pursue his studies in medicine. His mother makes contact and he is not quite sure what to do. In the end, he decides to visit her for a weekend but it doesn't go well. He has now been studying medicine for two years and all is going well. On a patient visit, he meets Mary Jewett and they soon start a relationship. He also has to help out his old university mate Maurice who has gotten himself into some difficulty. Thomas Roland announces that he is now married.