After establishing the new royal order, Tonklyn encounters Xintalan on the tower over the palace. She asks him whom he will serve.
When Exakas returns, Tonklyn must dominate all of the Dragons or his balance of power will crumble. He declares himself the High King.
Tonklyn attacks the dragonbonded, then Kirraxal in an assassination using the Dragon’s Tooth Dagger.
Kirraxal holds court as the new Dragon King. The Church of Three Lights challenges him, but are put down swiftly.
Xintalan becomes the Dragon Queen, and she’s not at all happy about it. Kirraxal announces that they will soon return to the mountain palace.
Tonklyn is visited by the Knight of Shadows, one of the Champions. He is warned to choose who he is serving.