It's been a year and a half since Lauren saw any of the countries. Now she is 19, living on her own, with her on again off again boyfriend, Richard. It's a bad week for Lauren, as it's the anniversary of her father's death. Lauren is shopping in the mall when she, quite literally, runs into Chuckles, who takes her, telling her that she is needed for urgent business. What is this business? And who, if anybody, will pay the price for this business? Has Prussia returned, and with who? And will this be the end of Lauren?