Ebony recruits her supporters for a fight against the current town regime. May tries to survive by herself. At Liberty, several refugees try to find shelter, and Ruby decides to help out some by providing space in a barn, which Lex quickly uses as an opportunity to take some valuables. Java is scared when Ebony plays around with the idea of releasing the lion into her cage. Mega promises to treat the Mall Rats like royalty, and Sammy and Gel quickly get used to being treated like it, but others are wary of Mega's plans. Slade isn't happy with having to lie to Ruby about having an illness. Jay is bugged with the fact that Jack is constantly playing around with Ellie. Ebony and her supporters attack a few Techno folks. Salene is on her way back to the city, with alcohol in tow. Slade goes back to the city as well. Amber and Jay join Mega and other city folks in a little town meeting where Mega decides to appoint Amber the president of the new republic.