"This Mortal Coil"
Gran'ma Ben finally learns the fate of her beloved Lucius and at the same time must face her own. Fone Bone and Thorn are forced to make the ultimate decision in their struggle against the Lord of the Locusts. Only one more issue to go in this groundbreaking series!
Smiley has the idea that if he bakes large quantities of food for the two Rat Creatures, they will think that the siege will fail. Phoney and Rose are in a tunnel, leading to Briar's hideout, where they may capture Briar by surprise. Fone is climbing down the huge gorge in the middle of the dragons' graveyard. The Rat Creatures are in pursuit of Thorn.