Adelpha and Sapphira run into Britz and Miritz.
Devlin encounters Gloucester. It doesn’t go all that well. Meanwhile, Adelpha and Sapphira go to get ice cream.
Stanislaus sends Botolf and Grantland to search for Stokes and Shannon. Devlin meanwhile can’t seem to get information out of anyone.
Bytownite and Cafetite insist on investigating the man who resembled a “Mioroan.” Stanislaus has a bit of a rant.
Stanislaus is most upset with Misty (what else is new). Natividad, Xylona and Sapphira return to the DOG headquarters.
The stranger who seems to know about “Oceanshadow” leaves abruptly. Misty returns home, unbeknownst to everyone in general.
Natividad, Xylona and Sapphira find out a little more about the “goo” from a mysterious stranger… who is P. rude, particularly in Natividad’s eyes.
Misty struggles to recover after being ambushed by Gloucester. Miritz is upset by the results of Britz’s tests on the Crystal Tree. Natividad, Sapphira and Xylona try to heal another victim of the ‘sludge’.
Misty Junior is displeased to be the last to know about Misty being kicked out. Misty is already beginning another mission of his own.
Gladlie and Natividad show up completely unannounced to try and help with the whole “black sludge” situation. Though Natividad really only provides her two cents on what the sludge actually is.