Airlifted by Air Force One, the group landed in the rebuilt New DeeCee. Also, the Deep Resonance told them that Vegas was shut down because SE-ER-VE-EO had gained control of significant portions of the Matrix. The group dispatched him to take care of the lingering Horror. Doing a search on the SWAT teams that attacked them, Watcher told them they had all been contacted by Major Erich Zann a day or two earlier. Investigating the lead, they found him in the pine barrens and discovered him to be Xchotl.