The Phoenix Festa is just one month away. Ayato and Julis, now teammates, are hard at work training for the tournament. Unsealed, Ayato’s powers are overwhelming, but there’s no shortage of formidable opponents in Asterisk. So Julis warns Ayato not to duel anyone until the tournament, to keep their rivals from discovering their strategies. Just then, Claudia shows up with some students from Arlequint.