One of the stalk jack, Mario picked the kobold's sash and made fun of him. It was at that moment that Stan Berg, a young local, decided to intervene himself. He took back the sash, handed it to the Bob-Bob, the kobold, and dared the stalk jacks to pick on him.
After a moment of silence, someone threw a lump of concrete missed Stan's head by a few inches and a fight broke. Melinda and Gerd helped Rocky Lewis, Stan's friend, to get to the reckless young man and Melinda urged Rocky to get Stan out of there.
Being a natural stepper, Stan took Rocky's hand and escaped.
Together they discussed the case of Stan who could probably be a Next and might need to be taken to the Grange for his own safety. Roberta agreed on that and said she was going to talk to Stan and his family.