No worries, the ship is a mystery only for the cliffhanger purpose
And Colissa... Well, Jarol met her mirror self (don't tell her I said that, I want to live!) and there's no way she could get rid of the archon. And Demok? His conversation with his mother was tough for them both, but it was necessary. It was an inception
. I don't know if you remember what my plans for his future are but this was the moment when the idea was born. He's not yet fully aware of it, but it will grow and some day he would know what to do.