The Athenaeum goes back into lockdown as crisis strikes the campus.
Hace faces off against Cyphira in the Chirothecam’s martial arts tournament semi-finals.
Lin, Cyphira, and Pensey have a heart-to-heart with their strange visitor.
The CIC begins to investigate the strange occurrence at the Athenaeum.
Lin challenges Cyphira to a duel with Glem officiating as Hace observes, unwittingly escaping a crisis.
As Sivia’s health declines, an unexpected benefactor offers Matthews’ Books salvation. Hace has a heart to heart with Cyphira.
The Cohort of 55 begins the Athenaeum’s grueling exam: the Chirothecam.
Friends visit Hace for dinner. Sera gets in a grave discussion about the family business with Hace’s uncle.
Lin’s clumsy attempt to sympathize with Cyphira is poorly received.
Hace, Cyphira, and Fitz face off against dangerous fae in the Osseous Citadels.