As part of her training, Osin has Sonja bury all the victims in the village of Dorn who had been slain by pirates. Among the many bodies, Sonja finds the bodies of her sister's husband, but not of Verona or Verona's baby. Meanwhile, to the east Lucan Matur takes over as head of the Matur clan from his dead father. There, Verona is reunited with Lucan, her secret lover, and the real father of her child. Lucan had surreptitiously employed the pirates to attack Dorn so the massacre would not be blamed on him.