Hudson has been having a recurring nightmare about when the Archmage blinded his left eye, coming to the conclusion his other eye is going blind; Hudson is suffering from glaucoma. Visiting his blind friend, Jeffery Robbins, whom Hudson learns that Jeffery has figured out he was a gargoyle. Hudson is encouraged to seek medical attention, which he does with Jeffery attending. The surgery is successful, but the Quarrymen learn of Hudson's location and attack the hospital. Though advised to flee as he cannot use his eye yet, Hudson protests as it is a gargoyle's duty to protect others. With Jeffery's help, Hudson manages to set traps for the Quarrymen, which leave them defeated.