Really Allie? Are we going to start this again? You spend the first 3% of the book ruminating on how much of your memory you've lost (basically all the events of Magic to the Bone) and now you write one simple line for an occurrence like that? =/
Ooh. Interesting. I like that we're meeting the bad guy (or one of them) right now.
16 Hounds dead under his supervision? That's ... concerning.