Following revelations of the past, Guy again asserts that Masaru is Sadayoshi. Masaru denies it and runs off and encounters Éléonore Shirogane, but he is attacked by Guy and falls down a cliff unconscious. Masaru then recalls the memories of Shōji, from the saving of Éléonore and her life in the Quiberon orphanage under the care and training of Lucille. Then the betrayal of Sadayoshi by using his son Masaru as a vehicle for his memories so that he could essentially become immortal. However, Shōji was already prepared and destroyed the memory data back at Karuizawa causing Sadayoshi to try to kill him. Shōji survived but it was announced that he had died to protect him from Sadayoshi. Meanwhile, Sadayoshi sent Éléonore to join a circus to keep her away from Masaru.