Alice begins to grow accustomed to the strange world Peter took her to. And everyone wants to get to know Alice better, too. She gets to know the "Ones with Duties" better. She finds out more about the mysteries of the World. One of the biggest mysteries is that the inhabitants have clocks for hearts. When they die, only his or her clock is left. When the clock is repaired by Julius, a new life springs forth from it. This is the reason why the people of the world don't value their lives. She is told, "There's always a replacement." But what does this mean for Alice?