Eddiwarth and Ghorax are flying to Haffenberg and Eddiwarth thinks about their meeting and strange friendship.
Eddiwarth tries to write romantic poetry. It goes about as well as you’d expect.
Eddiwarth is wondering what he’ll do next, when Thissraelle and Heathrax come to Twynne Rivers for a wonderful long-awaited reunion.
Eddiwarth, exhausted from the fight and the emotions of the loss of Korr and Shylai’a, declines the crown and its leadership.
As Eddiwarth is engulfed in flame, his insecurities and issues are burned away. He is purified, like the gem
Xintalan realizes that the dominance of the dragons is wrong, and that she has to lead them away so that everyone has their own self-determination.