Half-angel Laila journeys across the continent to look for participants of the previous Queen's Blade tournament, but she fails to find anyone. Back in the Queen's Palace, Belphe & Dogor attack Dark Annelotte but Annelotte bounces them away with dark energy. Aldra gets back up and her two demons tell her that Annelotte also has a demonic scent just like Aldra. Aldra fights with Dark Annelotte again and asks if Annelotte really wants to steal her husband as Ymir had told her, and Annelotte states that she's here to confront the Queen. Annelotte then loses control of her dark powers, and this is what Ymir (watching in the stands) is hoping for. However, Annelotte is guided by Aldra's energy to control her underworld powers and turn back into normal Annelotte. Aldra then leaves with her two demons, and Annelotte chases Ymir into the palace. Meanwhile, Sigui chases Yuit & Vante all over at the nearby church. Yuit & Vante ends up running off a cliff, and Sigui decides to investigate the ...