Faust lie in a hospital bed in Hyde, making a slow recovery, but clearly heartbroken by the fate of his beloved friend Isla.
Nightingale apologizes for not being able to save Isla. Faust doesn’t blame them. The creature was too powerful to disobey.
Faust makes Rook promise him to be careful around Suri. He makes it clear that Suri is taking a great risk by being on Middara at all. Then, Faust asks to be left alone and the party leaves him to his solitude.