Tieria and Lockon join Setsuna in fighting the Gundam Thrones. Tieria reveals the Gundam Nadleeh's Trial System that can disable any mobile suit linked with Veda. However, the Thrones manage to escape after someone hacks Veda to disable the Trial System, while informing Lockon of Setsuna's status as a former child soldier of the KPSA, the terrorist organization responsible for the death of Lockon's family. Lockon confronts Setsuna, but his explanation of his past as Soran Ibrahim and his conviction to end warfare as Setsuna F. Seiei defuses the situation. Meanwhile, Louise asks Saji to return to Japan to fulfill his dream as an aerospace engineer and to move on, while Kinue's new lead refers to the president of the corporation constructing linear elevators for the Orbital Elevators. A member of Celestial Being tips off Alejandro and Ribbons about a facility in Antarctica housing 30 GN Drives.