The very next day Ossi is off to the clothiers to have a new (male) suit made for her, and that very evening she is off to the ball. The moment she steps into male freedom she, now he, is immediately ogled by the women and given privileges she might never before have imagined. But she also must now be prepared for the rough and tumble world she will face in being among her “own” kind, as she soon discovers just how difficult it is for a man to choke his neck in a high collar and tie, and how much push and pull is involved in even checking one’s hat and coat.
Off they go into the night, wearing each other’s coat, as they catch a carriage to….well we never know, but it appears they might be perfectly happy to sleep in each other’s beds. Indeed, quite by accident, that is precisely what happens; since they now both have fallen asleep, the driver has no choice but to reach into their coat pockets in search of their cards, and delivers them up to each other’s residence.