Edith "Edie" Minturn is a Wellie who suffers a Joy overdose on the street in St George's Holm. Arthur Hastings comes across her surrounded by a crowd helplessly watching, not knowing what to do. Injecting her with a crash syringe she comes to. But becomes a Downer, refusing to take Joy that might trigger an attack. Edith tries to runaway but is chased and killed by the crowd.