As they approach the House of Cancer, Saga, Shura and Camus can sense the presence of death, and end up in the Land of Death. Suddenly, zombies start attacking them. Shiryu finally arrives at the Sanctuary, but is attacked by someone. Saga defeats the zombies and stops the illusion with his Galaxian Explosion. Shura senses someone following them, but Saga said they will take care of them later. At the same time, Ikki appears before Shiryu, telling him to leave as they aren't allowed here, and that he's only here to observe the battle. Angered, Shiryu attacks Ikki, saying he's fighting for Athena and his friends. Ikki then points Shiryu to Seiya's direction before leaving. Shion and Dohko talk, revealing that they were the only survivors of the previous Holy War. Shiryu finds Seiya, alive, at the Colosseum, due to Mu's teleportation. Even though Seiya is angry at Ikki for not joining them now, Shiryu reminds Seiya that he is their friend and comrade, and that he may be needed in this ...