The interwoven stories of the residents of Carbon continue in this, the fourth installment of the sci-fi noir graphic novel series. Hem tracks down Dr. Pitt, only to discover that Magnolia's kidnapping may be tied to something much larger than he originally thought. Salix leads Arie into the woods where she comes face-to-face with the mysterious Seer known as Ulmus. Corrin fesses up to betraying Powell's trust, ultimately putting them both in harm's way. Daniel and Savannah uncover an important clue that may bring them one step closer to finding Magnolia. Governor Heaton basks in his newfound political power, not knowing that his assistant, Baden, has a secret plan of his own.