...All right, two chapters and one short. It's the same difference!
Rasa's little group are still busy slogging their way North to Stolica-Sostine; Slipstream and Mirii have little better to do than "get to know each other a little better". (Or, try and fend off awkward feelings that might get them into trouble.) Wen, on the other hand, in the Nuori-Deuchainn Pit, is beginning to let her true colours show through.
It's really not fair to just expect someone to want to jump into the operating theatre after missing such a big chunk of his life - especially when the surgery means you might not be able to go home so easily as you want.
"Study is Overrated"