Year 1850: As the Crown vs Temple conflict is dying down she and Amon unexpectedly recognize a second time! They are thrilled about it of course. Their daughter, Lucy, is born that year. Being nine he realizes the responsibility of being a big brother and vows to protect his little sister.
Year 1853: With three children in the house, Amon and Helen talk about how he should stay closer to home. After a talk with his commander, he is given a post as a personal honor guard to a Promathea – which should keep him very close to home most days. He is assigned to the newest member of the family, Kyshtari.
Year 1856: Lucy sees some boys being mean to an animal and helps set it free from them but they catch her. To punish her they throw her into a cellar for of a nearby mansion, which is pitch black. Amon and Helen create a search party for their child. While Lucy is curled up sleeping in the cellar, terrified, Trisha happens upon her in her dreams. She comforts the child and tries to learn where she is. In the morning Trisha finds the child. Trisha brings Lucy home to her parents and siblings.