Davey returns to the Freelands to find that nothing much has changed.
He goes to see the King, leaving Duke outside the central compound.
Max tells him that the King isn’t keen on dogs.
The King is relieved to see him and comforts Davey.
Davey confirms that Cross is dead, although he is still unaware who killed him.
The King explains that he is going to pay his respects to Cross at the funeral and suggest that they attempt to reconcile the two communities.
When there is a lull in the conversation Davey tells the King that he knows about the people being used for food in the Freelands’ warehouses.
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