Gee-sus! All my questions about Toreth answered in 9 pages.
That was totally unexpected and terribly disturbing - I'm ill and heartbroken, and I just want to weep for Toreth the boy.
The chance meeting of Gee a creepy old crack-pot reveals some of Toreth's past and probably possibly the source of his psychosis.
And so, armed with new knowledge...I pick myself up and wipe the tears, and move onward. Let the mind fucking continue...