After the kinship has been sworn, V’neef Kai and Peleps Maera reveal the discovery of an ancient armory to the other Dragons. It notably contains a Warstrider, an ancient relic of extraordinary power. The kinship discuss the ramifications of this and consider what should be done with the remarkable relic. They decide to take some time to tie up loose ends before they make the journey to see it.
Lynn visits V’neef Kai and announces a surprise visit from his siblings.
Tepet Sanzo invites Peleps Maera to tea, under the pretext of getting to know her better. Maera carefully questions him and is able to gain insight into the workings of the mind behind Sanzo’s ever-present mask.
Mnemon Sarissa completes a major rebuilding of the city gates. Mnemon Zuri is very pleased with the results.
Cathak Shao Dun receives a visit from Cathak Jul-To, prospective suitor of Prince Osria Khidara, and receives a moving letter from his beloved aunt.