Tarl and Thissraelle try to talk to Heathrax about intervening in the growing crisis in Twynne Rivers, but he won’t participate.
Heathrax is sick, and Thissraelle is worried about him. Someone comes to visit, and Thissraelle is suspicious.
Thissraelle misses Eddiwarth, and Heathrax tells her of his own lost love.
Karendle is surprised to hear a familiar name in Emberfire City, far from her home.
Eddiwarth, Korr, and Parith pass by the site of the skirmish at the shrine. It stirs difficult memories for all three.
Thissraelle practices magic with Heathrax, and Eddiwarth comes to talk to her.