With Vermillion dead, Rudolph has the other Investiture Beings continue their invasion. When Shu and his group go their separate ways to look for Kluke, Shu and Primella run into Lotarus. Meanwhile, Delphinium and Deathroy have a run-in with Hildegard and end up battling. After a talk with Primella, Shu has a duel with Lotarus. Lotarus brings out her dragon in shadow form while Shu unleashes Blue Dragon. Lotarus manages to overwhelm Shu, but decides to spare his life. Meanwhile, Jiro and Xie have been taken prisoner by General Logi.