Once returning to the present, Hakase explains to the others all the truth about Aika's death and the Tree of Genesis. Much to the others' surprise, neither Mahiro and Yoshino seem surprised or angry with Aika's decision to commit suicide, nor they blame Hakase or anyone else for what happened, despite they are curious about the contents of her final message to them. Meanwhile, the world's most powerful nations decide to protect the Tree of Genesis and establish a naval defense perimeter arround its main core, in case of an attack by the Magician of Exodus. Upon knowing about the situation, Mahiro comes with a plan to have Megumu reach the core and destroy it without bringing casualties to the fleet. As Mahiro and Yoshino reminisce about their first meeting with Aika, their friends prepare themselves for the final battle against the Tree of Genesis.Mahiro runs around trying to stay safe and clear.