The runaways meet back up at a cave, except for Maddy and David, who are spending a night by themselves in the Rusty Ruins.
They all survive thanks to some help by the city uglies, who are playing tricks and riding their hoverboards.
The next morning, Tally wakes up to Shay being a whiny pretty. But since she's so pretty, all of her old friends are a little in awe of her and try to make her happy: "One thing about being pretty, people put up with your annoying habits" (39).
Then they meet up with David and Maddy.
And Maddy has news about the pretty surgery: since they grabbed some of Dr. Cable's notes, she thinks she can find a cure.
So they can cure Shay and she can start hating Tally again. Yay?