Berin remains immobile as the draghkar's face lowers to his, yet it is interrupted before its fell work is done, as fire leaps up around it. The creature leaps into the air, dodging the flames, and Luran's hectic charge, before streaking forward towards Lukas, slashing with both claws, though failing to land a blow.

Both Anyanna and Leilanna compose themselves enough to embrace the source, but the night sky is rent with a cry as the second draghkar cuts down the Sul'dam, who chained as she was, couldn't flee.