Maven's love of popular island show, 'Extreme Etiquette for Girls' and its matronly hostess Miss Penny, leads him and Sporall to dress up as young ladies to try and meet Miss Penny in person.
The forbidden festival of Nacken is upon the island. Maven makes the whole island, including Sporall, take their nightly bye pill.
Maven suspects that a cell of islanders are secretly sending covert messages to each other via textile messaging .
A baby is born on the island, pushing the island population past its limit of 791 residents. The Great He immediately demands that Jinsy's oldest resident be killed off.