- All of the cats in San Francisco leave in a mass exodus north, toward the Shadowrealm.
- Dee is unhappy and frightened as he watches all the birds arrive at the entrance to Hekate's world.
- Senuhet tells him it is time to attack.
- The Morrigan and Bastet greet each other and leap through the hedge into the Shadowrealm. Their cats and birds follow them.
- Then Senuhet says: "Now it begins."
- But Dee wonders whether it is beginning or ending.