Abandoned by the others, Kanéko is left behind to stew in her juices.
Kanéko isn't the only one Damagar threatened. Maris wakes up screaming from the creature's threat to kill her entire pack. Panicked, Maris rushes the others to save her family, risking all three of the teenagers with her impatience.
As the three rest on the side of the river, Damagar projects a threat to Kanéko. Either she kills Ruben or the creature kills her parents.
Kanéko and Maris have a moment to talk to each other. The dalpre has certain expectations that Kanéko is not uncomfortable taking on.