Matt was very angry at Tam Lin because he said he would "Dispose of the clone". Matt did not realize that Tam Lin had brought him to the oasis instead of the eejit pins.
Matt is starting to believe Tam Lin, but has trouble trusting Tam Lin after learning he had killed 20 children in an explosion. Tam Lin tells Matt to go to Aztlan and take a hovercraft to San Luis to meet Maria.
Tam Lin tells Matt he will never see him again. Matt becomes terrified about loosing his best friend.
Tam Lin tells Matt that everything will be ok. He tells him that he will meet Maria's mother at the convent.
It was dark now. Matt was saying his goodbyes to Tam Lin.
Tam Lin crawled through the opening in the rocks. He did not look back.