Eddiwarth and Korr are practicing their crafts, but Eddiwarth is struggling. They talk about leaving Emberfire.
Korr and Parith talk about leaving Emberfire, then pursue the dark cloaked figure they had fought before.
While Eddiwarth and Thissraelle are introduced to high elven high society by her father, Karendle, Parith, and Korr are sidelined.
Eddiwarth tries to show he can wield the flame, but memories of past failures overwhelm him.