Xan and Edith, followed Heyem along the pathway, phased out of focus so that Heyem could not detect them. They both materialised as three Amanojuko agents were also stalking Heyem and appeared on the pathway. The agents surround Heyem in an attempt to abduct her.
Cordelia Gray wishes her film crew had been transported to Alexand’s garden with her, but the consummate reporter knows this is probably the biggest scoop of her career. She has a recording device inside her writer, which has captured the whole conversation, and she is hungry for much more.
After letting Anya release the soul back into the last child’s body, Alexand and the rest of the Resurrection party realise that there is a commotion outside in the courtyard, involving fans dressed as various characters associated with their idol.
Anya managed to get some sleep around four in the morning, after her guardians, Katherine and Alexand had gone back to bed. She is dreaming of her mother, walking with her along the treelined Vorontsovskiy Park.
Anya has never touched a piano before or seen musical instruments. She has not met women married to each other, or who are so free spirited. Such things are taboo back at the Haernyara Headquarters and will one day be placed inside the Bad Thing Box worldwide.