After meeting with Elder Thomas, Lucy went down to David's office. The entire building was in a frenzy. They were moving everything to another location after the Youth Center bombing, for fear of being found. The Elders had not been happy to hear of the unfortunate "accident" Ryvest's Shadow had experienced, and told her to "bring back a girl or don't come back at all."
So she would. Find the group, grab a girl and find her partner. One stone, two birds.