As Hazel finishes her flag, she forms the idea that John should plant the thing on Mount McCabe.
To get out of discussing the matter, John goes to talk with Frank.
Frank has taken to studying an ant farm.
Seems the ants survived the ice-nine apocalypse by curling up into big ant balls around ice-nine and melting it into water. What about all those ants that died in the ball? They're still fresh enough to eat, of course. Yay, survival.
John tries to talk to Frank, but Frank gives him a lecture on what people can learn from the ants. Cooperation is tops on that list.
Frank also wants to know who taught the ants to make water. John gives him a silly answer, but Frank says he's done with silly answers.
He's grown up a lot since the end of the world.
John points out that the death of the human race sure has done wonders for Frank's social problems.
Frank continues to question who taught the ants to make water. John decides he'd rather talk with Newt.