and Joe Phat
drive to Montreal to search for the mystery behind the recent congregation of the forces of darkness in that city. Kirby
has left to pursue his own Labors.
Joe and Kevin trail a basilisk but lose him. Then they fight a group of gargoyles, and are once again rejoiced by Kirby. Kirby is glad to join up with them for now, but is not sure if he wants to stay as an independent warrior. They also meet Kim Song, the Monkey King, another avatar, who tells them that several other avatars
have arrived in the city. Kirby shows them the cross on Mount Royal, which the heroes all recognize as the site of evil from their earlier vision.
It turns out that the Pale Incanter
has been siphoning off part Kevin's power whenever he uses it. He is then using that power to slowly bring his golem