A week passes as Dream performs his duties, his sister Delirium visits, Rose Walker tells her diary about big news, The Corinthian and Matthew discover who took Daniel, a gatekeeper falls, Rose’s big news comes crashing down, and a funeral.
Thessaly (now Larissa) finds and protects Lyta, Morpheus receives a visit from Odin, ravens take flight, and Lyta at last meets The Kindly Ones.
Rose Walker journeys to Unity Kincaid’s nursing home in England and encounters three elderly women who tell her the strange tale of the children who flew away.
Lyta continues her journey, Rose visits a dying friend, the new Corinthian is given his first task, Nuala speaks with Titania, and Carla’s investigation attracts the attention of a major player.
Remiel visits Lucifer, Hippolyta’s loss of her son sends her into a world of madness and myth, Carla visits Rose Walker, and Dream completes a project.
Loki & Puck amuse each other while they work, Dream meets an old friend, curious change comes to the Endless, and a dissociated Lyta learns the fate of Daniel, leading to a decision.
Cluracan visits Nuala in The Dreaming with a request. Lyta meets the Kindly Ones in the basement of her mind.
The Kindly ones begins and we catch up with Lyta Hall and her son Daniel, while Lucien travels through the journey to learn of Dream’s latest project. Lyta goes out for a job interview at the latest “hot spot”.
The tales at the Worlds’ End Inn come to a close with a funeral march through the sky.
At the Worlds’ End Inn we hear stories within stories from the Necropolis Litharge, including one pertaining to the end of an Endless.