| Chapter 7, Scene 33 |
Not Even Sam Could Do This (summary)
Still stuck in the ground, Joe watches as the machines approach. His weapon having failed, Bernie shouts at Joe to leave, though he appears to be stuck. As he tries to get out Scrufflebeck heads towards the machines. Worried about his pet, Joe unleashes a number of blocks which go onto destroy the machines.
Impressed, Bernie and Samuel head down to talk to Joe. Here Samuel explain that Joe seems able to harness his abilities to protect those he loves. While talking the talking plant arrives and urges the group back to the colony, stating that it will deal with the Mobile Manufacturing Plant. Though hesitant Bernie eventually agrees.