Adam is still paralyzed from the waste down, and Nyssa is trying to buoy up his spirits but it's not working. He says he would have used the Zeta Beam (the one he stole from a scientist on planet Rann and tweaked for time-travel) to travel back in time, but it's not working.
Then, Lyta shows up, and addresses the crowd directly. They're a little shook, considering they all saw her get her throat slit open on Wegthor. But stranger things have happened (i.e. Brainiac, Doomsday, a big dome...).