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The Peaceful House is the sixty-ninth episode of the anime.

Plot

At the Hotel Versteck, the elderly couple have breakfast and they are told by the hotel owner that Mr. Konrad makes the cowberry jam that they liked so much. Later, it is shown that Mr. Konrad was killed in the forest.

Inspector Lunge and Grimmer discuss wheter they can stop the massacre in Ruhenheim or not, but Lunge answers him that ir might already have begun.

The Heinichs, who are becoming more paranoid, go looking for Mr. Konrad, but find him dead in the forest. Franka thinks that Henning did kill him, but he explains that he has not used the gun since he bought it.

Wandering through the streets of Ruhenheim, Herbert Knaup finds the Elderly couple, and the old man gives him a weapon, saying that it is what he needs and claiming that his son already took one. Later, Lunge, walking on the street, hears a gunshot.

Back in Prague, Tenma visits Nina at the hospital, who tells him that they should hurry, otherwise, many innocent people will die, because Johan is planning the perfect suicide by recreating what happened at The Red Rose Mansion and Kinderheim 511, now in Ruhenheim. Before leaving, Nina asks Tenma to come back alive.

Tenma later finds Jaromír Lipský and asks him about Bonaparta's whereabouts. He also tells him that he deduced that his father's real name was not Bonaparta but Klaus Poppe. Lipský tells Tenma how Inspector Lunge visited him a couple of weeks back with the same deduction and that he gave him his father's postcard, saying that he only knows that Poppe now lives in a town in "Southern Germany surrounded by mountains".

Tenma visits a book publisher in Prague regarding Poppe's work. He shows him a book by an author named Helmuth Voss titled Das Ruhenheim and tells him that he thinks that Helmuth Voss is another pen name for Poppe.  Das Ruhenheim tells the story of a thief who arrives to a town, planning to rob the townspeople, but after interacting with them, he is unable to steal and decides to work for them instead. Tenma realizes what the book is about and asks for a map of Southern Germany where he finds the town of Ruhenheim.

Back in Ruhenheim, after the Heinichs have hidden Mr. Konrad's body in the forest, the town starts looking for him and worrying due to all the events that have been happening recently. Grimmer is informed that, due to heavy rain, roads and railroads have been closed because the rivers are flooding.

Sitting at the Hotel Versteck, Lunge hears a conversation between a police officer and the hotel owner, the cop complains about the recent crimes and about the fact that they cannot get reinforcements due to the weather. Lunge also notices the Elderly couple and how the old man shoes are dirty "as if he was walking in the rain". Lunge tries to make a phone call, but the lines are down.

Back in the street, the police officer notices a broken car and he stops to help. When he gets closer to the car, he is shot by an armed man. The gunshot is heard by Grimmer who realizes that it is already too late to stop Johan's plans.

Characters

Deaths 

  • Mr. Konrad
  • Police officer

Quotes

  • Nina Fortner: "The perfect suicide. True solitude. His only expression of love. If we don't hurry, many innocent people will die."
  • Wolfgang Grimmer: "Looks like we can no longer stop it."


Episodes of Monster
1. Herr Dr. Tenma • 2. Downfall • 3. A Murder • 4. Night of the Execution • 5. The Girl from Heidelberg
6. Disappearance Report • 7. Mansion of Tragedy • 8. The Fugitive • 9. The Girl and the Seasoned Soldier
10. An Erased Past • 11. Kinderheim 511 • 12. Modest Experiment • 13. Petra and Schumann • 14. Left Behind
15. Be My Baby • 16. Wolf's Confession • 17. Reunion • 18. Five Sugars • 19. Monster's Abyss • 20. Journey to Freiham
21. Happy Holidays • 22. Lunge's Trap • 23. Eva's Confession • 24. Of Men and Dining 25. Thursday's Boy
26. The Secret Woods • 27. Proof • 28. Just One Case • 29. Execution • 30. Decision • 31. In Broad Daylight
32. Sanctuary • 33. A Child's View • 34. At the Edge of Darkness • 35. My Nameless Hero • 36. The Monster of Chaos
37. A Nameless Monster • 38. The Demon in My Eyes • 39. The Hell in His Eyes • 40. Grimmer • 41. The Ghost of 511
42. The Adventures of the Magnificent Steiner • 43. Detective Suk • 44. Double Darkness • 45. The Monster's Afterimage
46. Contact • 47. The Door to Nightmares • 48. The Scariest Thing • 49. The Cruelest Thing • 50. The Rose Mansion
51. The Monster's Love Letter • 52. The Lawyer • 53. Determination • 54. The Escape • 55. Room 402
56. The Never-Ending Journey • 57. That Night • 58. I Hate This Job • 59. The Man Who Saw the Devil
60. The Man Who Knew Too Much • 61. The Door to Memories • 62. A Pleasant Dinner Table • 63. Unrelated Murders
64. The Baby's Depression • 65. Johan's Footprints • 66. Welcome Home • 67. I'm Back • 68. Ruhenheim
69. The Peaceful House • 70. The Town Massacre • 71. The Wrath of the Magnificent Steiner • 72. A Nameless Man
73. The Landscape of the End • 74. The Real Monster
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