He and Beck team up after being captured and taken to the light disc coliseum. They also join forces in a two man verses three light cycle fight which they win. He encourages Beck unintentionally, saying that the renegade is a hero and he isn't alone. As a "reward" for doing a good job, General Tesler lets them have a light disc battle to the death... against each other.
Cutler and Beck refuse to fight until Beck provokes Cutler. Soon Cutler forfeits much to Tessler's dismay. sentences him to be derezzed at Argon Square. Before being taken away, he gives Beck his veteran arm band. Beck, as Tron, boards the Interceptor that Cutler is being held in, but Pavel notices and tries to shoot them down. They fight Paige at the docks but soon get away. They take a boat and are attacked by Pavel on the water. After a mysterious underwater boat breaks the bond between their two boats, they take off and Cutler leaves his saviour on a dock. The renegade tells him to rally more people in their revolt before returning his veteran armband to him.
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