Noah and Abbey sneak out at night to the Coral Queen, and a stranger puts his arm around Abbey's neck, but Abbey chomps down on him. When she lets him go, they hop on their bikes and pedal home as fast as they can. They don't know how they will get past their mom, but they manage.
Noah goes to visit his father in jail, and he tells his father about sneaking out and seeing Dusty Muleman empty his tank the legal way. Noah also mentions that Lice Peeking was agreeing to trading the skiff for evidence.
Noah goes to visit Lice Peeking for his statement, and finds Shelly, bruised up, who asks him to sit down and she explains how Lice ran away, taking the money and the jeep. After that, Noah tells Shelly about his situation with Lice and tells Noah she can help.