As feared, the 11th Pilgrimage actually amounts to an overpowering invasion by Lucas, a private ‘Phoenix’ army and Mira’s band. Jim is captured, but can play confused by a concussion. Malcolm is blackmailed to collaborate, but procrastinates. Only when Josh, who resumed his waiter job to spy on Lucas, gets abused, Jim breaks his cover. Lucas now also discovers how he communicates with Taylor, who is on the run in the forest. The Phoenix militia commander prepares to wipe clear the dinosaurs-infested valley with mega-bombs.