Jamie and Jamie confront one another, the other explaining that he's his malicious side come to life. The evil Jamie threatens to shoot the original, but the original manages to reabsorb him from a distance. He escapes with DeSoto and flees for his life. The two wind up in a sleazy motel where he figures that his newspaper buddy is the reason why he was set up to be killed. But it's not that at all, it was DeSoto who planned everything.
Meanwhile, Rahne continues to chase down the astral projection but accidentally kills the man that it belongs to.