The Infernal Dr. Pip has been attacking convenience stores in Opal City, slowly moving towards an unknown plot. When Jack is tipped off to his whereabouts by his new stoolie, he breaks into Dr. Pip's headquarters and is saved by the ghost pirate. Now that Jack owes his life to the pirate, he comes up with a proposition.
Meanwhile, Wesley Dodds and Dian Belmont liquify their assets and move to the far east. Dian reveals that she's very ill in a letter to Jack. She also lets him know that all of the money they made from their assets has been put in his name for his shop.