Aspen finally meets her father, Rahger, and he tells Aspen about herself and her mother.After giving Aspen a brief history of her family, he goes on to tell him about how the "evil humans" must learn the error of their ways. Aspen finds this sickeningly similar to the brain washing that Killian had put her through. Aspen refuses to help the Blacks and flees. Rahger and Casque decide to move forward with their plans even without Aspen.
Meanwhile, the people of the Blue have gathered at their main city and began deciding what to do about the attack.Cannon has been imprisoned for leading the group who went to help the people of Saba. Kiani wants to break him out, but Cannon makes her stand down. Brande finds out that it was his father's pull as a councilman that prevented anyone other then Cannon getting arresting for going to help the people in Saba. Some people wanted to go back to Saba and help the wounded, but the council declared that to be too dangerous because it could lead the army to their city. Kiani goes to see Cannon, only to find that Cannon has broken out! Maylander is beginning research into the Blue's Hydoports, in hopes of reaching the rest of the Blue's cities.