The sudden admission of desire from Yorrick takes Agent 711 by surprise, she climbs off of him leaving him bewildered. She tells him it isn't what he really wants, she tells him she needs him to know there are things he can't control and takes her to her hot tub. forcing the drugged Yorrick into the water she brings up that she had read 355's journal and brings up each time Yorrick revealed himself. Every time he denied it, or tried to rationalise it she would dunk him, After a few times she gets him to admit that he did want to commit suicide, but when he had the chance he couldn't pull the trigger. With a quick "Goodbye Yorrick Agent 711 pushes his head under water, and he at first accepts it. After a quick vision though he realises he does not in fact want to die, and forces himself loose of her grip. He runs out but stops before he leaves and she tells him it was all planned as a suicide prevention. That it was her idea and hers alone, and 355 had no idea about it. The next day Dr. Mann 355 and a healed Ampersand comes back and the trio head off. The book closes when a group of women dressed in Burkas, come into 711's home, they ask about an amulet 355 is carrying, and when it looks like 711 is about to draw a gun on them they open fire.