Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul – 13

As it turns out, Charioce wasn’t being overconfident about his chances against the gods. Sure, it looks like a rout at first, but once the human king activates his secret weapon Dromos, the battle not only sways in man’s favor…Gabriel straight up runs with her tail between her legs, leaving her (very insubordinate) army to be wiped out. El tries to keep fighting, but he ends up being the overconfident one, and is rendered unconscious in a blast from Dromos.

It would appear the weapon worked almost too well, as Charioce doesn’t really seem to know what he should go do with himself after the gods retreat. That’s mostly because the winds literally blew Nina into his arms. When Nina sees that Jeanne, Kaisar and Rita are in danger (and who knows about Favaro; he’s blown elsewhere), she insists the king hug her.

Nina hopes she can appeal not to the cold, evil king, but the warm, kind young traveler who danced with her. He acquiesces to her demand, and before you know it boom, she’s a dragon again. This certainly seems to prove that only Charioce can transform her now.

The Black Knights try to capture her with a colossal golem, but Nina the dragon is far stronger than Nina the girl, and Nina the girl is redonkulously strong. As such, whenever it seems the golem has her number, she finds an extra store of strength with which to stay in the fight.

That fight ends when she finally dives through the golem, blasting a hole through it that deactivates it for good. Then the dragon approaches Charioce, who touches its head, casuing Nina to transform back into a (naked) girl.

Nina appears with the wagon to pick up Nina and Jeanne, while Kaisar distracts the guards, who quickly beat up and re-capture him. Favaro is still at large, which is why when the wagon is safely in the air, Rita jumps out to go “check on” the lads.

Left only with orders to look after one another, Jeanne decides her best next move is to head for the land of the gods, where she might be able to see El. She doesn’t know how to get there, but Nina remembers her granny talking about the place often, so they decide to head instead to Nina’s home village…which should be fun.

Meanwhile, Gabriel is a nervous wreck after having seen Dromos, which she didn’t think the humans would be able to build at all, let alone so quickly. That begs the question what the heck Charioce did to make that happen, and considering it’s the worst threat to the balance of the world since, well, Bahamut, it clearly falls under the category of “things safe in no ones’s hands.”

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Author: braverade

Hannah Brave is a staff writer for RABUJOI.

2 thoughts on “Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul – 13”

  1. Great episode all round. One gripe only… someone get Favaro a razor, that beard is terrible! 😃

  2. I basically lost interest in this once it became clear I was actually supposed to give a shit about Charioce beyond him being a villain. As a villain I was fine with him, even intrigued with how he got to be where he is, but I have zero sympathy for him and I do not care about his relationship with Nina, which has become way too central to the plot.

    Her with Azrael was interesting, Kaisar and Favaro both have neat interactions with her. Heck, the alcohol god and Jeanne have pretty great relationships with her, but Charioce supposedly being someone I should be interested in (to the point of basically being the deuteragonist) beyond ‘how do they stop him’ wrecked it for me. Also, the just mildly schizophrenic character focus in general has hurt it for me. The OP implied it would be about Nina and Azrael, and it was for the first… 3 episodes? And those I liked. Then it just got too random.

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