|“||Shut. Up. Yavalla's promise, what we've all said we wanted was for humans and Blackbloods to live and work in harmony. Is that right? So then why don't we just do it? We don't need Yavalla. Humans and Blackbloods, of all the times, now is the time to come together. We'll find a way to stop Yavalla from turning us all into her puppets.||”|
A THREAT TO THE MISSION - Tobin returns to the Outpost with an army - and a secret. Talon presses for answers and a fight in the Throne Room ends in death, imprisonment, and a new commander of the Outpost.
- Under Yavalla's Control is the fifth episode in the series to feature a character's name. It is preceded by The Mistress and the Worm (Elinor Chadwick and Worm), The Dragman is Coming (Ilyin/Dragman), Regarding the Matter of Garret Spears (Garret Spears), and The Blade of The Three (Garret Spears' former alias).
- This episode title is a line said by multiple characters when referring to The Hive.
- Talon takes charge as the new leader of Gallwood Outpost to unite the humans, Blackbloods, and Blackfist in order to stop Yavalla. She appoints Garret as her sub-commander for the humans and Zed as the same for the Blackbloods.