Nehelenia had placed Darien under a curse and drawn him into her mirror world. She said that Serena's voice would not reach him anymore. "By tomorrow dawn," declared Nehelenia, "his heart will be completely mine." Nehelenia and Darien disappeared into the murky depths of the mirror.
Moon clawed hopelessly at the mirror, calling after Darien.
Sailor Jupiter and Sailor Mars gasped. Sailor Mini-Moon's body
was shimmering and wavering with a strange blue light. Her Sailor
suit was replaced with her regular appearance. Sailor Mini-Moon's
transformation reversed and she fainted.
girls regrouped back at Raye's temple. Trista said that Rini's
condition was the result of a time paradox. She said
that if the current time-line continued then the Prince and Princess
would never be able to have a child in the future and therefore Rini
disappear. Trista said this was related to the twists in time
and space that she had sensed before. Trista commented that she
should have realized
earlier how serious these signs were.
|It was all too much for Serena.
"A world with Mamoru, without Rini". Serena ran past the
"Don't go!" exclaimed Amara, "it's a trap!"
Michelle agreed, "Nehelenia has done this to target you." Trista said that Serena should remain with Rini while the other girls rescued the Prince. Serena said she couldn't just stand by.
|A tear fell from Serena's cheek
and touched her brooch. Serena transformed. "Eternal Sailor
exclaimed Diana. "Her power is surging!" said Artemis.
"Mamo-chan..." Serena uttered, then with a sweep of her Eternal Sailor Moon wings, flew up into the sky and disappeared.
|Raye had jumped after Sailor
and tried to catch her, but Eternal Sailor Moon disappeared too quickly
and Raye landed hard on the dusty ground. "This is just what
Nehelenia wants!" cried Amara in frustration. Only Hotaru was
unbowed. "Let's go," she said cheerfully. The other girls
stared at her. "We have a duty." Hotaru smiled. "We have an
important duty as Sailor Scouts."
|"I'm coming too." Rini
appeared at the doorway. She had regained some of her strength.
The girls all transformed to Sailor mode and stood in a circle. "We don't know what kind of trap we will find," warned Sailor Neptune. Sailor Mars said she didn't care. Sailor Venus said it would still be easier than taking exams. "For the sake of protecting our Prince and Princess!" declared Sailor Jupiter. "For the sake of all the people in our city who have been cursed," added Sailor Mercury. "For the sake of our future," said Sailor Mini-Moon, "Let's go everyone!"