Avis is a mole now- and instead of worrying about her own self, she spends all her time wondering what Ernest is up to.
The battle in Chicago has been found out- so Avis and some guy named “Hartman” head there to try to help.
There’s a lot of racist name-calling of the train’s staff. Oh, the classics…
And street urchins seem to have psychic knowledge of when battles are about to happen.