Having survived their first job together unscathed (mostly), the Mavericks turn to their dependents for rejuvenation, and headaches. A costly request from Stagecoach’s ailing daughter drives the group to take a suicide job from the local Latent community organizer in hopes of killing two birds with one stone. But what they find on the outskirts of the Valley of the Sun makes the usual horrors of the Loss look perfectly mundane. . .