Kanéko's archery and riding lessons with Garèo start off poorly and get worse. The only highlight is Pahim cheering her own, though she never expected for Maris to also encourage her.
On the road with Pahim, Kanéko makes the bold move of avoiding Garèo and setting up camp with Pahim well away from the others.
Bruised and humiliated, Kanéko arrives in Rock River. As Garèo is distracted by the appearance of his horse, she is forced to deal with the dog girl. Things go quickly wrong when Maris runs off without warning.
As they head to meet up with the rest of the students, Garèo takes a detour to pick up one of his other students. Kanéko quickly finds herself in trouble with the new student when she can't see beyond the furry ears and tail.
As they head to meet up with the rest of the students, Garèo takes a detour to pick up one of his other students. Kanéko is dismissive until she finds out their destination has a steam-driven saw, one of the very things she found fascinating since she found out she couldn't use magic.