The Black Claws battle the Temple Troop in Fig Tree Vale under the leadership of Scarlett and Gemini. But Hector, concerned only about his position, leaves it to Che to fight Goliath. Meanwhile, Portia finds herself in an awkward position that creates an uncertain future for her baby.
Scarlett, Queen of the Black Claws, suspects a rebellion led by Jezebel. Meanwhile, Gemini decides to lead the Temple Troop out of the dangerous Badlands and return to Monkey City. And Hector squares off against the traitorous Che.
The thirsty Temple Troop exiles risk human contact in order to get water; and Hanuman the Monkey God's protective troops may be a threat to Pandora. Meanwhile, the Black Claws are under surveillance in Fig Tree Vale.
The homeless Temple Troop enters the Badlands, and a nearly starved Portia searches for food while the Black Claws raid Fig Tree Vale. Meanwhile, Queen Pandora has achieved her goal, but she senses that things are not as they should be.