Ghost stories and tall tales abound as the boys have a sleepover at Illia's house, but the mood changes quickly when they are visited by an unexpected guest. The Dreamweavers gear up for a day of school and realize they're missing one of the gang. Meanwhile, Darius brings a sick friend a gift, but is faced with a grim truth. Missing children reports mount as Dolgrath amps up his search for Illia. The Dreamweavers prepare for battle and Darius hides a drowsy Illia somewhere safe. Illia learns more about the Dreamweavers and their place in the world, and faced with that new understanding he must come to terms with his role in the battles to come.