Commander Wakabayashi and George are briefing Ikki about a Deadman aiding three thieving teens. Before they can discuss a strategy to counter the Deadman’s cheetah speed, Vice calls Ikki so he can personally greet “Kari-chan.”
An upset Hiromi sits in the dark reading a letter demoting him from commander to squad leader. At 2am, he enters the Central Intelligence Depot and takes a Vistamp from a room full of them. He meets with a blonde-haired young man and gives it to him.
Daiji continues to try and convince Ikki to officially sign a Fenix contract. But Ikki says he doesn’t have to and will come running if they ever need him to fight off Deadmans. Daiji says this isn’t just some side gig. If Ikki had arrived earlier, Sakura wouldn’t have been kidnapped.
Olteca makes fun of Aguilera who says she misses her Gifu so much, yet doesn’t even shed a tear. He says they will need many more Deadmans in order for Gifu to revive. Julio comes in with someone who has volunteered to be one.
At a driving range, caddie Ibata has just been fired by golfer Araki. Olteca approaches Ibata and sympathizes with his situation, pointing out Ibata’s frustration with Araki’s own poor behavior. Olteca offers him a Vistamp and says why not yield those negative emotions to his inner demon.