After finding out about Eliza’s living arrangements, he asked her if she would like to housesit for him while he was on a business trip. Even though Eliza was apprehensive at first, Ben welcomed her into his home and made her feel comfortable.
Ben’s business trip lasted for two weeks. Once he returned, he brought back a questionable gift. As a token of appreciation for looking after his home, Ben bought Eliza a ring that was handmade according to Japanese traditions.