Jonah is in a conflict with the mysterious Mr. Hodge and his guard, Gary, who want to bring the kids to the future and sell them to rich families. . He is also in conflict with JB (janitor boy), who wants to bring all of the adopted kids back to their original time periods to fix time. Both sides want to wipe the kids memories. Jonah is the only one who knows what's going on, and wile he is in a character vs. character conflict, he is in a conflict with himself. If he wants to get out of the cave alive, he must chose a side for him and the other kids, risking their lives. Scene above: Jonah and the kids, surrounded by Gary, Hodge and JB. Jonah has taken Hodge's weapon, the Elucidator, which disguises as anything, and JB is trying to convince him to hand it over.