Tomoe and Shizuka arrive on the mainland. Tomoe attempts to blend in by choosing an outfit more fitting for the mainland when she overhears a Queen's Blade battle being undertaken. Reina and Listy reach the entrance to where the Queen's Blade tournament is being held. Echidna is here, charged with returning Reina to Claudette. Echidna paralyzes Reina and Listy with her snake and steals Listy's gold. Reina decides to enter a competition to earn enough money to continue.