The school is preparing for its annual festival. While the rest of the students worry about finding a partner for the night's dance, Claire struggles to find a way to be useful to Gareth.
While Reda joins the fight against Amis Germain and his overwhelming power, Gareth learns the secret of the old library from Sophitia.
Several days after the incident on the Mystic Eyes collection train, a solemn ritual is conducted within Department of Modern Magecraft Theories for Svin's ascension to the rank of Pride. Several days after the incident on the Mystic Eyes collection train, a solemn ritual is conducted within Department of Modern Magecraft Theories for Svin's ascension to the rank of Pride. Meanwhile, Gray cannot shake her uneasiness about Lord El-Melloi II’s imminent departure for distant lands to participate in the Holy Grail War. Deep in thought as she wanders the streets, bustling as they are with the approach of Christmas, she bumps into Melvin.
Reines and Melvin bring a difficult case to Lord El-Melloi II involving one of his former students, Mary Lil Fargo. Mary is the only daughter of the Fargo family, a branch of the family in charge of the Astromancy Department, the Animuspheres. In response to Mary’s call for her former mentor’s assistance, Lord El-Melloi II and Gray visit the Fargo estate to examine the dismembered corpse of Mary’s father, Ernest Fargo. Quite separate from the traditions of Astromancy, this crime calls for the expertise of one versed in Modern Magecraft. Lord El-Melloi II dives in to solve the mystery!
While Gareth pursues secrets in Granseed Academy, Amis Germain's plots appear to be on the verge of fruition. As the three students of Granseed struggle against the "synthetic successors"... Nemo makes a confession!
One peaceful day, Gray heads out on her own to visit Reines. An unexpected turn of events leads to the two going on a shopping trip to Carnac, a major department store. Gray's lack of experience in such a place leaves her entirely at Reines’s mercy. To further complicate matters, Luvia elects to join them partway through their trip, and the three girls decide to have a tea party...