Justin's former girlfriend Zara is shot down by him in the woods unrecognized on a private mission. She recruits their help in fighting Baron Dark, who has overrun Romney and has the Skeleton Warriors stealing food and medicine, including what her father Damas needs. But when they arrive they find Zara's aligned herself with Dark out of desperation. After turning on Dark and helping the Legion of Light keep the Skeleton Warriors at bay, Zara tries to make peace with Lightstar, still upset that she stopped seeing him months before though she claims it was because of his title. Lightstar, Grimskull, and Talyn go to get Damas' medicine, but after they leave Dark and Shreek capture Zara, planning to use Damas' condition to get them to surrender their half of the Lightstar Crystal.