Kira and friends discuss matters about the PLANTs during the aftermath of the assassination attempt. During that time, they are informed that Cagalli will be marrying Yuna Roma Seiran. Kira decides to use the Freedom to abduct Cagalli from the ceremony, returning to the Archangel. Yuna orders Cagalli's immediate capture. Instead, Colonel Todaka salutes while letting the Archangel submerge into the ocean.