Tonklyn scrambles to snatch the dagger from Eddiwarth. The Dragons start the big fight. Eddiwarth wants the fight to stop.
Xintalan is surprised by Eddiwarth’s speech. The other dragons are angered and the story starts the avalanche
Eddiwarth and Illariel find themselves face-to-face with the dragons. Eddiwarth has to stop the fighting, and offers himself as a sacrifice.
Eddiwarth’s will surges and he burns the lock with fire magic. He and Illariel escape.
Eddiwarth, in his dungeon cell, is encouraged by Toolie, one of the children he helped rescue a year ago.
Illariel is a good friend, and helps Eddiwarth figure out why he can’t control his fire magic. He’s not certain it works, though.