Mariko is revealed to be the true identity of No. 35. Under supervision from staff at the facility, she is released as a last effort to retrieve Lucy. Nana senses Mariko's presence and her desire to kill her through their ability to locate each other. Mariko and Nana meet on a bridge on the shore and they battle. Kurama, who supposedly "had to leave", has joined Bando to kill Lucy on his own beyond the knowledge of Shirakawa and the staff.