Virtuality Incarnate: Part 1
In Virtuality Incarnate: Part 1,
Tom and Xiu are reintroduced to the true Earth, struggle to accept that is is real after all they've been through, and begin to help others to transition from Sphidia to reality.
In Episode 1,
Tom and Xiuying meet Metis for real, and are reintroduced to the actual state of the real Earth, the Virtuality systems, and what the hell has been going on.
In Episode 2,
Tom and Xiu struggle to accept that this is actual reality that they are in now, after so many layers of deception, but eventually resign themselves to accepting it.
In Episode 3,
Tom and Xiu begin to help in the process of rescuing other minds from Virtuality, a growing population that becomes its own kind of ethnicity called the Sphidi.