As soon as General Murquade dies, the Negation army is ordered to jump-gate and retreat. The ship Clarion starts falling towards the planet. Evinlea & Iress return themselves to the Negation army’s imprisonment, Komptin think it’s a trick and they plan on following Kane. Meanwhile, Kaine and his friends work out a plan to use the Clarion to do more damage to the enemy.
Kaine decides to get some rest while they are on their way to jump-gate. He has a nightmare in which he gets a message from Memi about Komptin following them. When Corrin wakes him up, he tells her to tell all the others to check for Kompton’s ship, because it is following them!