Slow Life in the Doldia Village.
With the rainy season starting, Rudeus and his party are forced to stay in Doldia Village for the next three months. During this time, Eris befriends some of the beast children, including Tona, the daughter of Gyes who is the village's best warrior. However, when Ghislaine's name is mentioned, this elicits a negative reaction from Gyes, who reveals that Ghislaine is his younger sister who left the village long ago and is considered a traitor for refusing to become a village guardian. This sparks Tona's interest in learning sword fighting, and Eris gladly becomes her instructor...