When Danaya spoke to Aquil, he said it will be an honor to die for her and Lireo. Danaya said they would prefer that soldiers remain alive. Aquil tells her that it would be okay if the one he loves would look for somebody else, because he is no longer worthy of being love. Danaya says she'll wait for him to be worthy again, until death.
Hagorn asked Ether to kill him, so he can meet Arde. Ether bit him in the neck, slowly poisoning him with her venom.
During training, Lira again expressed her unwillingness to fight. She tells Mira that there must be some other way to defeat Hagorn, so she'll try to discover what it is.
Hagorn complains why he is still alive. Ether tells him that his spirit is slowly travelling to Balaak, but warns him that he must return before the two moons shine in the sky, or he'll be dead forever.
Hagorn wakes up in Balaak and seeks the return of his army. Arde said he would grant it if he can pass his test: he must obtain, from Mancao, a key that could release spirits from Balaak. Hagorn accepts the challenge.
Imaw tries to improve the offensive capabilities of his staff Balintataw. Imaw pities Lira for having hoped that Pirena could change.