June has a hard time adjusting to life in Chicago and wants to seek out a more active group of revels in the Chicago war zone.
June assumes Janine will go with her, but Janine wants to stay put.
Janine tells June she doesn't need her protection, and the pair part ways.
However, Janine changes her mind, and the two try to find the more active rebels when bombs start dropping from the sky.
June awakes a while later uninjured and searches for Janine.
Instead, she runs into a stunned Moira.
Commander Lawrence pitches an idea to the council for a temporary ceasefire at the contested borders to hasten the stall of trade negotiations, but the council votes against it.
Aunt Lydia has been stripped of her aunthood and wants to be reinstated, but it won't happen.
Aunt Lydia decides to blackmail Commander Lawrence into reinstating her, and the pair strike a deal, where Aunt Lydia gives him leverage over his fellow commanders on the council in exchange.
Commander Lawrence is able to get Nick on board with his plan until Nick learns the council will be dropping bombs during the ceasefire, possibly killing June.