Lommie makes it out alive, just. And emerges to find Jhirl at her side, scared for her life and worried about all of their safety. If Cynthia is breaking down the firewalls of the Nightflyer, then everyone on the ship is in danger.
Thale bumps into Tessia and Rowan in the cafeteria, and she asks him to listen for the baby's voice. He winces, says he hears lots of voices, almost like bees, and apologizes. Is that bad? That must be bad.
D'Branin has mad-scientist style completely overtaken the memory suite by incorporating the Volcryn's organic material. Rowan seems concerned -- and all the more so when D'Branin says he can communicate with his daughter Skye in there.