As the mists fade, Ash, Cilan, and Iris find themselves near Dragon Spiral Tower which places them closer to the White Ruins. Stopping to enjoy lunch, Ash notices Pignite isn’t quite feeling himself. What could be wrong with Pignite? Meanwhile, Colress and Team Plasma’s Aldith discuss the disappearance of N under the watchful eye of Team Rocket. As Aldith goes chasing after Jesse and James, leaving Colress in charge, Meowth comes from the shadows to attempt to sway Colress to the side of Team Rocket. Colress finds Meowth interesting as he is intelligent and able to speak. He wishes to use Meowth as a test subject to which Meowth agrees finding it an honor to be apart of Colress’s first Team Rocket experiment! Meowth resists being controlled at first…then falls prey to Colress’s mind control – as a member of Team Plasma. Meowth uses Fury Swipes against Jesse and James. Will Jesse and James be able to reach through Colress’s mind control to free Meowth?