As Haru learns just how horrible of a person Takumu is, he flees from Cyan Pile’s attacks, losing one of Silver Crow’s arms in the process. Haru initially gets the advantage thanks to his speed, but is soon hit by Takumu’s special attack and loses a foot as well. As Takumu vents his anger on how Chiyuri is always thinking about Haru, he hits him with a powerful attack that leaves him with a fraction of health. Haru finds himself in a basement where he finds Kuroyukihime’s sleeping avatar, whose beating heart reminds him how strength isn’t always about winning. Just then, Haru gains a new power in the form of wings, making him the first flying Brain Burst avatar and allowing him to fly back up and overcome Takumu’s attack. In leau of defeating Takumu, causing him to lose all his points and his Burst Linker status, Haru asks him to become one of his allies and start over. Afterwards, Kuroyukihime appears and decides to reveal her avatar’s true form, Black Lotus, announcing her goals to the spectators. Everyone was shocked to see that Black Lotus is still alive. Later, as Haru visits Kuroyukihime in hospital, she asks him to call her by her first name.