Irene finds a partner and begins to prepare for the first official Elite task for the competition. While the week drags on, she manages to successfully push all thoughts of Sebastian from her mind… When she eventually does see him again, she’s not sure how to react.
After continuing to share a fair amount of history, Genevieve fills Irene in on what has transpired in the palace after meeting her.
Irene meets with Princess Genevieve to hear the tale she wishes to share in attempts to lessen Irene’s anger.
Irene attempts to collect herself after her rather out of character meltdown as a result of yesterday’s news…
Before Irene can accompany Riley to her meeting with the King, a breaking news headline comes on TV that shocks her and leaves her seconds away from a breakdown.
Irene and Sebastian have their final date before she has to focus on the competition. They spend the day talking, eating, and making out… When Irene arrives back at the palace, Riley informs her that the King has summoned her – question is: why?
Irene and Sebastian go to a friend’s cabin to get to know one another better. They spend the day chatting, playing games, and taking a stroll. As the night approaches Irene makes it clear she desires more than just hand holding…
Irene and her fellow Elite group have dinner with King Stefano and Queen Emilia. The next day she decides to spend the little free time she has left before the competition searching for the boy she can’t stop thinking about…
The week breezes on by ~ Irene gets better acquainted with the Elite and used to life at the palace. She hopes to run into Sebastian whenever she heads out but has no such luck. As the weekend rolls around, the King announces that he’d like to invite the Elite over for dinner.
Irene is eager to get away from Sebastian after her embarrassing rejection. She apologizes to the others for getting distracted and bonds with Kala later that night.