Marco arrives and uses his dimensional scissors, but it does not work, forcing Tom to spend the night. She discovers that Preston has the ability to steal joy from people, so she warns him not to do so or else, but Preston does it anyway. Missing her family and friends, she returns to a very worried Marco and turns herself in to the police who have her wash the other squad cars as part of her police-supervised community service. Ludo and his minions attack and hijack the bus. They immediately leave with their manifested items and depart Quest Buy with bewildered expressions.
When he spots Star in the woods, he chases her until he realizes he is back on and also obtains a wand of his own which holds the other half of Star's wand magic. Afterwards, Rhombulus angrily leaves, declaring he will never free Globgor, and Marco and Tom, seeing it is too late to go to the beach, make a kiddie pool to cheer Star up. They are then confronted by the Pie King, who reveals Moon and Star's ancestor, Queen Festivia, to have been Pie Folk, making them part-Pie Folk themselves. Eclipsa warns everyone, but the Magic High Commission believe she was the one who freed him and arrest her. Marco and Star then discuss how their relationship has been different ever since Star revealed that she had a crush on Marco and he did nothing about it.
Unable to keep up with everything, Moon goes to get her old ledger at Butterfly Castle, which is said to be haunted. Marco steps inside and tries to casually tell Tad that Kelly wants to move on, but Tad then easily guesses that Marco himself is miserable because of hidden feelings for his crush on Star. Star convinces Marco and Eclipsa to keep her mother in the dark about Globgor, but she eventually discovers him anyway. She broke into the restaurant's back door and found an underground cave where a large mural of Mewni origin lies. Mina begins beating down on Eclipsa as her bubble shield begins to crack under Mina's blade.
On Ludo's part, he tries to figure out how it works. She and Marco head to the beach where they encounter various obstacles along the way. He is confronted by Dennis, Eagle, and Spider, who try to help him. Ludo asks Star about his wand hand. Ludo's minions Spider and Eagle volunteer by venturing into each portal, but to no success in finding him. He reveals that Star's tapestry is finally finished, revealing that she successfully destroys magic.
She confronts Toffee and uses the dark magic to sever his finger, which he is unable to regenerate and then flees. Sensei talks about his feelings and then informs Star and Marco that he put Preston in the trunk, but when they open it, Preston has disappeared. Even though Star's happiest moment may have been fake, it gave her something to look forward to. She packs a large amount of stuff and goes to , who gives Star and Marco a map of Ludo's hideout. Despite getting training from Narwahl and Rock, he is unable to break through the wall. Star tells Ludo that Toffee is controlling him, but Spider is able to capture her in the meantime.
The cube gets confused and lets them go. They secretly infiltrate the ceremony for Star to rescue Tom, but the demoncism goes ahead as scheduled, only for its organizer to reveal that he still has plenty of rage in him. However, Glossaryck is summoned to the Bureau of Magic; he tells Star not to turn to that page, and his consciousness is dragged away into another dimension. Although Marco thinks it's much like the Earthling condition, Star's is more extreme. Eclipsa suggests to Star that her dreams should be embraced openly as to understand what she is truly capable of.
Upon befriending Marco, Star ends up discovering her skills when she is attacked by and his army of monsters. They arrive at the library but are too late on returning it in time resulting in Kelly being forced to have her hair cut off as punishment. He then discovers he has sprouted a small little head out of the side of his neck that is saying all those things. Heinous shows up at the Diaz house and Marco must make amends for all the terrible things he has done. Star and Janna try to find replacement batteries by sneaking out to Oskar and getting ones from his keytar. Candle is in league with to get back together with Star.
Diaz arrives to find Hungry Larry has eaten everyone, and rescues them. Star, River and Marco, meanwhile, have been searching for Moon, but to no avail. Her friends greet her, as expected. As Queen Moon shows her the old Butterfly Family book, they take notice that her daughter's name is Festivia, but this is proven false as Eclipsa says her true daughter was written out of history. Afterwards, he tries to learn a fighting move where he tries to blast through a wall. She takes him out into a junkyard to retrieve an oversized knight's armored boot, but a crow snatches it. Unsatisfied, Buff Frog decides to leave along with his kids but then notices from behind the bleachers that his own kids as well as Mewman and monster children are having fun playing their own game of Cornball.