The afternoon is met with goodbyes to brothers in arms. Giant slaying has taken its toll on and healing is needed.
Frederick, Tamerlane, and Cedric depart with the children in tow.
Peter and Belle make Milton promise to visit them when he returns to New Wickersham. Alexander has made the children feel comfortable with stories of the good woman, Clare, that runs the hospital.
As the day grows on, the company splits in two and travels east and west.