Jamie is released from the hospital in Bear form. He takes out some anger on a tree, and has a talk with Sara and then Dr. Lodgeman, and winds up back in the infirmary. Mr. Lodgeman has a talk with Sara about both Jamie and Merry. After Jamie is released, he confronts Jeff during lunch. Don Sebastiano notices and thinks that shows a bit of class. At night she drifts onto the astral, has a confrontation with Valkyrie, and then talks with Sara in her astral pocket. Some ruminations, and then sleep.
In Martial Arts Ayla has to last four minutes against three opponents, so she pulls a survival stunt: she leaves underground and waits outside the dojo. Win on a technicality; Ito is inscrutable. Tomorrow she has to actually win.
Ayla decides to see what she can do with Moonsilver as a holdout. She buys some from Silver and discovers that she can't do anything with it: it doesn't phase with her and it won't go into her utility belt.
At a meeting in The Lair, Damien Faust turns over control to ... someone. The other Bad Seeds – the children of super (and some not so super) villains - discuss their lack of a master plan, and discover that they don't have one. Surprise, what? Then they discover a common cause. (Danger: Pun damage 20 yards)
In New York: There's a big meeting of the Catholic honchos in New York, where they discuss the attack on the Atlantic Heritage Society by the Grand Hall of Sinister Wisdom , then the incident in the subway. Bishop Spengler learns they are connected, and that the boy is at St. Gregory's .