RECAP: Several weeks ago (in Comic Time), Pixie’s abusive old boyfriend, Steve, tried to burn down the house. A strange new ghost appeared and trapped Steve in the basement with the fire. Ace pulled Steve’s body from the basement. getting burned and losing all of his hair in the process. Since then Ace has survived numerous mishaps, including being tripped on the stairs by the new ghost. She’s now mad at Ace!

At the same time, Carly was being stalked by her cousin, but not the one she expected. It was his mother’s direct cousin, Ryoshin Akane. When confronted, she accidentally stabbed Ace. And when it was determined that Ace would need protection, he was saddled with a now remorseful Akane.

While trying to figure out how kittens may have smuggled in a dead mouse, Ace finds and falls thru a hidden trapdoor in a kitchen cabinet. Searching for a way out, he has now literally flushed himself down the drain.