Marina gives the group a run down of her previous failed attempt to steal the world seed.
The group make alterations to the plan, which includes Marina talking them through the plan via a conductor spell.
However, things go awry when the spell causes them to burst into song and dance when they have intense emotions.
They decide to bottle their emotions and set out to rob the Couple.
Margo, Josh, and Fen are captured by Fogg 17, and Fen explains the Couple is translating the instruction manual wrong.
Fen learns the Couple wants to build a new land to have a biological child.
Kady rescues Margo and Josh, and the rest of the gang convenes at the Couple's room.
The gang succeed in stealing the seed and escape from the Nave by hitching a ride from Santa Claus.
Julia and Penny go in search of Penny's mother Neela to figure out why mothers of travelers have psychic episodes while near their children.
They learn there is a magical tether between the mother and child.
Julia offers Neela a chance to get to know Penny and her grandchild by trying to find a way to sever the tether, but Neela refuses to go through all of that again, just as she did when Penny was a child.