A few days have passed and the Mall Rats have found a way to keep their control over the city without telling anyone that the antidote is no longer necessary. Ellie feels bad about lying to the city and refuses to distribute any more lies. Meanwhile, the city is finally being cleaned up. Salene becomes the teacher, while Danni is busy handling trial cases. Tai-San gives Ellie the amulet saying that it chose her. Several people question Dal about the antidote rumors, but he manages to convince them otherwise. Lex prevents a thief from stealing at the trading market and earns himself some respect withing the tribe. KC overhears Spike talking about revenge for Ebony and he informs her about it. Alice wants Lex to become the market supervisor and he agrees. Jack and Ellie finally kiss. Ebony goes to see Spike and is cornered by his people.