After the Eternal learns Durandal's true motives, the ship is discovered by ZAFT forces and a battle ensues. Kira helps them with the Strike Rouge and reunites with Lacus. He then receives the new ZGMF-X20A Strike Freedom from Lacus and disables the ZAFT units and ships chasing the Eternal with ease.
Notes & Trivia
HD Remaster Changes
- The Strike Rouge tossed the Beam Rilfe to Waltfeid's Gaia, while the original had the Gaia taking Strike Rouge's Beam Rifle after it's both arms were destroyed.
- Several scenes from the Special Edition release is added in this episode:
- Some newly animated scenes of Lacus.
- Newly animated scenes:
- Strike Rouge Ootori's launch sequence.
- The first half of the space combat sequence features new animation of Kira's Strike Rouge fighting against ZAFT's units.