Seven years passed since Japan lost the war against the Britannia Empire and became its territory. The country name was stripped away and renamed to Area 11. Lelouch is involved in a battle between terrorists and the Britannian Forces. Taken to the underground area of Shinjuku Ghetto, he meets his old friend Suzaku Kururugi. Suzaku is shot by the Britannian Forces when he tries to protect a girl and Lelouch. Lelouch is given a power by the girl in exchange for a promise.