Description: Tao sits in the Beast with his anger rising watching as one by one all of the Electronets are destroyed. The Silverwing has saved the animals. Noah, his sister Becky and the Nomads have won the battle but not the war. The Shadowmaster arrives, interested only in results. Tao convinces him that using the maserguns he can get rid of the Nomads then nothing will stop them finding the Thunderstone motherlode. In the cavern as the Nomads sleep, Chip sneaks out. It doesn't matter what Arushka says, he must go and help Sundance at the Mine. He teams up with him just as Tao is demonstrating the maserguns and panicking, tries to make a run for it before Sundance can stop him. Meanwhile Noah, Becky and the Nomads begin their trek to the ocean, unaware that Chip has been captured by Tao. With Chip his prisoner, Tao instructs Sundance that unless the others surrender, Chip will be history. In a race against time, Moshi carries Arushka and Noah back across Haven. They will have to give Tao what he wants. Themselves!