As Gülcemal grapples with the shocking revelation, she has just discovered, her deep-seated wounds of maternal abandonment resurface, reopening old traumas. Determined and resolute, Gülcemal disregards any remorse she may have felt and arms herself for what lies ahead. Meanwhile, Deva patiently awaits at the wedding table, unwavering in his commitment to their bond. He finds solace in the knowledge that the decision Gülcemal will ultimately make regarding their relationship is entirely in her hands. Despite the advice from others, urging her to flee, Gülcemal opts to remain patient and wait for the right moment. In a surprising turn of events, Gülcemal’s punishment aimed at Mert and Deva leaves everyone in a state of utter shock.