Heading east to "The Badlands," Mutt and Junkyard are in search for Dart and Spirit. Originally they were sent to help Snake eyes, but after hearing what happened to him Mutt decided it was a suicide mission and his talents would be better suited to help the Sioux Nation.
After weeks of searching, surviving, and evading the "unknowns," Junykard lets out a bark Mutt has not heard in a long time. Just over the foothills in the distance is black smoke. Mutt, "Could that be the Sioux elders' fire?"