On their way home, Jill says how disgusting it is that Fosterites can call themselves a church. Jubal argues that they are a church in every sense of the word, even if he and Jill don't like it.
He points out how slot machines are simply Bingo games in different contexts. He even cites Biblical passages that seem to be immoral yet are promoted in scripture.
The passages are Genesis 19:8 and the 2 Kings 2. Check them out and see where you fall in with Jubal's argument.
At home, the trio finds Mahmoud and Ben waiting for them. Mike heads to his room to try to understand what happened that day.
Ben and Mahmoud wonder whether it was wise to leave Mike and Digby alone together. (Our vote: no.) The group also has a playful digression on Islamic beliefs regarding paradise and houris, servants in paradise.
Mike lies in the fetal position on his bed trying to grok his new situation. Bottom line: he understands he has reached the threshold of childhood and has ceased to be a nestling.
When Mike leaves his room, he runs into one of his water brothers. The two eat a light meal by the pool, one thing leads to another, and they end up having sex.
Whoa. Who's the mysterious water brother? No one knows.