When he returns to the palace, Ghanima is there waiting for him. Aww. It's just like when Chani would wait up for Paul. Do you get it? Do you? She's wearing nothing but a sheer silk nightgown, and she chides him for going out into the desert alone before pressing her breasts into his back and complaining that she would have been happy to "keep him company" out there. Yeah. I just bet she would. "We used to do it all the time," she continues. "We'd sneak out of the sietch together. No one ever knew. Sometimes we wouldn't be back until dawn." Oy. I feel like I'm recapping Future Porn. "We may have to face some of what's coming apart," he tells her. "That doesn't mean you have to face it alone," she answers. And then they kiss! No, not really. But you could totally tell they wanted to.
Somewhere in the desert, Jack is meeting with two other men. One of them is recognizable as the young Leo DiCaprio wannabe who's been serving as The Preacher's seeing-eye Fremen. The other is Muriz, although they're not actually considerate enough to tell us this yet. They're worried that Gurney might find out about them from talking with the smugglers, so Jack will take appropriate steps to make sure that he doesn't. NotLeo, meanwhile, will take The Preacher out into the desert, where he can't harm anyone. Muriz, finally, will continue working to foment civil unrest, so that "the water of our enemies may feed [their] revenge." We're supposed to be surprised when they pan over to reveal Javid sitting there, lending some much-needed prettiness to what is an otherwise incredibly drab little set. Also surprising is the fact that The Preacher is sitting right there in the room with them, listening to everything they say. Um, they do know he's blind and not deaf, right? They finish up the meeting with a toast to Jacurutu, and then we go to commercial.
Jessica has returned to her garden room once again, and this time it's Ghanima who joins her there. They reminisce about the time Reverend Mother Mohiam tested Paul with her gom jabbar, which Ghanima of course remembers as if it had happened to her as well. Much like her brother did with The Voice, Ghanima displays her own special abilities by correctly intuiting that Jessica has been reciting the Fear Litany under her breath. Grandma then confesses that her greatest fear for the twins is the possibility of abomination, but also admits that she's no longer worried this might happen to Ghanima. Only Leto, who may or may not be strong enough to handle The Golden Path. That sound you just heard, by the way, was the sound of spell-checkers everywhere screaming their moral support for my own, which now has to deal with Jessica calling The Golden Path by it's Chakobsa name "Secher Nibw." "Nibw"? Is that even a sound?