Abbey and Noah where at the dock, when a stranger comes up to them and chokes Abbey. Noah hurts the man and he releases Abbey. They bike as fast as they can to get away form him.The next day Noah reads the newspaper about his interview with Miles Umlatt. Abbey and his mom were not happy with the result of it.
Noah goes to the jail to meet his dad and gives him a chess book and tells him about what they saw at the dock. Noah told his dad that Dusty Muleman 'screw was actually dumping the waste into a sewer. Noah's dad was confused about what dusty did and when Noah told him about the family reaction to the newspaper, he was unhappy about it.
Noah goes to Lice Peeking's trailer because he was not at his house to buy their skiff ad trailer. Instead Mr.Peeking wasn't there, but Shelly was.