Synopsis: Rather than presenting the origin of the Plyck, this issue is an illustrated essay on hands, hand gestures, the number five, and stories of severed hands, none of which is identified as actually being the Plyck.
Synopsis: Traci can't deal with having been raped and finally decides to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge after lopping off her hair with a knife. She believes that she is being told to do this to be with the ghost of a boyfriend named Luke. Rain poses as psychologist "Dr. Volk" to allow the police to get to her and try to talk her down.
Synopsis: Rain hosts the issue in three stories in the style of the old House of Secrets. Her tale is of her visit to the attic, in which she appears to Ben and Traci to have hanged herself. Her second story deals with how she met her mother in the "Attic" version of Heaven after meeting her in the "Basement" version of Hell last issue. She is hanged by the Juris. The last tale deals with the mystic intervention that allows her friends to rescue her.
Synopsis: Rain returns home to Salem, Massachusetts, along with her friends, Ben and Traci. There she reunites with her old friends, nicknamed the Salem Seven, and they reenact an annual ritual that seemingly leads them to Reichuss Mansion, where Pfaultz is determined to retire and force Rain to take his place.
Synopsis: Rain realizes that the only way to prevent the Court of Secrets from making her Pfaultz's replacement is to unload all of her secrets, and to make her friends reveal their deepset, darkest secrets, lest they be judged and cast into the Basement.
Synopsis: Nosy neighbor Mrs. Cravitz (sound familiar?) pays infamous TV psychic Madame Zaleena $2,000 to exorcise Reichuss Mansion. Seeing that Rain is a squatter, Madame Zaleena insists upon entry to the house. She consistently makes mistakes about the house's history, eventually ignoring the pantry that leads to the Court of Secrets altogether and finding the house's psychic center in the bathroom. Her phony exorcism of the bathroom does nothing to remove the Juris from the house, who are seen gathered around Rain ans she says goodbye to Madame Zaleena.