In the story the Plague is a very serious sickness. Many people around them have the Plague and the soldiers marked their doors. But Day's door has a sign that nobody understands or knows what it means.
Day finds out that his young brother Eden has the Plague and he trys to help him. Since they don't have enough money for a cure. Day trys to steal the cure for his brother.
He fell out of the building while trying to escape with the cure. But he doesn't succeed in the mission. Instead he falls and hurts himself.
Day throws the knife at Metias while trying to escape. He doesn't mean to kill Metias he throws the knife to try to give himself more time so escape. While escaping Day thinks he throws the knife at Metias shoulder.
June sees Metias dead and becomes sad and also angry. She then wants to find who killed her older brother. But also has to take his spot and start training to be a soldier.
Day goes to gamble at fights and try to make more money. Then Tess gets pushed into the ring and she trys her best to leave but can't find a way. June saves Tess from the fight against Kaede by fighting Kaede herself. And Day sits back and admires June.