unidentified Drift soldiers; unidentified Ninth Tride residents; Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Vulko; Jurok Byss; unnamed members of The Undercurrent (Atlantean resistance group); Ondine; Reverend Mother Cetea; Sister Balene; Dolphin; King Shark; Long Strabo; Omino; Red Sail; unidentified Ninth Tride gang members; unidentified Atlantean; Mera
Aquaman openly challenges Drift soldiers who are attacking residents of the lower Trides. Vulko, Aquaman, and the Undercurrent discuss strategies to overthrow King Rath. Ondine, who is secretly working for Reverend Mother Cetea, suggests that they ally with the gangs of the Ninth Tride to defeat their common foe. This leads to Aquaman facing off against King Shark, who is one of the gang leaders. Dolphin makes an unexpected discovery.