>Emerald convinces Venator enough to make him check out his step parents, and leaves him with Alacris at an Inn.
>Alacris and Emerald start to worry after Venator doesn't return from his step parents, and they are attacked at the inn by Emerald's step parent's soldiers.
>Alacris and Emerald jump out the window, and Alacris holds off the soldiers while Emerald flees.
>Ruby and Emerald are interrupted by the cook who announces dinner.
>Emerald, Ruby, and Joyride eat, as well as have a pleasant conversation about the Order of the Arrow and Starswirl the bearded.
>Emerald and Ruby leave, and on the way sneak some booze and drink a bit of it.
>They stargaze for a while, and Ruby passes out.
Continued in the next post...