Alparslan met Seferiye on the way back from Surmari Han and warned her not to wander outside Vaspurakan unaware. Seferiye resisted Alparslan and said that he would not act on his word, when Alparslan insisted, Seferiye stabbed him too. She hoped that Alparslan would renounce his marriage like this. Will this plan of Seferiye come to pass?
Will Alparslan give up marriage after this incident? What will be the views of those who saw and heard this incident about the marriage between the two? What will be the reaction of Arslan Yusuf, who wanted this marriage to happen, to this event, how will he treat Seferiye?
Will Yinal, whose steel-caravan was confiscated by Alparslan, find out who revealed his arrangement? Will he retaliate for what he did to Alparslan? How will he deliver the steel he promised to entering Surmari with all his might and bringing back the fabrics from which he stole steel? How will the merchants approach Alparslan and Nizamülmülk’s offer that Alexander refused to compensate for their damages? What else will Alparslan do in Vaspurakan to expand trade and win merchants?