Wow…that was a LOT of dialogue.  To quote The Great Muppet Caper, “It’s plot exposition. It has to go somewhere.”

In any event, the ball is now rolling and Darkevillhelldeath-Man’s Master Plan will soon be made frighteningly clear (in the meantime just know that he’s a rotten little bastard, and for all of you easily-influenced readers out there: DON’T EVER DO WHAT THIS ROTTEN LITTLE BASTARD IS DOING OR YOU WILL GO STRAIGHT TO “AYTCH-EEY-DOUBLE HOCKEY STICKS”).