Erza defeats Evergreen, freeing everyone under the stone spell. Since Laxus has lost his hostages, he takes the whole city hostage with Thunder Palace: lightning lacrimas in the sky that will rain down bolts of lightning and have been enchanted with Body Link Magic, which deals equal damage to the one who attacks it. While Fried is sent to finish off the remaining members of Fairy Tail, Laxus declares he will deal with Erza and Mystogan. Meanwhile, Levy words to dispel the runes around the guildhouse as Lucy and Happy encounter Bixlow. Despite her best efforts, Lucy is overwhelmed and her keys stolen until Loke arrives by his own will to save her and continue the battle.