Ed and Al claim they've quit their search for the Philosopher's Stone and board a train heading south. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Colonel Hughes' investigation of Lab Five leads him to a startling discovery of military corruption and conspiracy that could topple the entire national government-- and put Hughes in considerable danger. Written by
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Reflecting the episode's events, the usual Season 2 ending sequence was not played. The ending consisted of rolling credits over a black background with the Season 2 ending song (Tobira no Mukou He) playing in the background. See more
Maes Hughes - Killed in Action, and promoted two ranks for it. Brigadier General Hughes. You're the guy who was going to work below me and push me to the top. Then you get yourself killed and pass me in the ranks. I don't know what's more absurd - you or the State.