The White Base lands in a remote area of the war torn planet, near Amuro's home town. Amuro visits the town and his old house, to his dismay he finds the house abandoned and drunk Federation soldiers taking up residence. Amuro learns that his mother is still alive and is nearby at a refugee camp caring for the sick and wounded.
Amuro's reunion with his mother is emotional and she spends time with him catching up on the years she missed of his life. This reunion is cut short when two Zeon soldiers come to inspect the reports of a Federation soldier in the area, upon demand to see who is under the blanket that Amuro is hiding over, his mother attempts to protect him. Amuro fires his gun from through the blanket, hitting the soldier in the torso and knocking him the ground. Amuro empties his clip at the Zeon officer, although failing to hit him.
Amuro's mother is ashamed at his actions and tells him so, this enrages Amuro as he returns to the core fighter. Amuro says one final goodbye to his mother as he makes it clear that he wishes to return to the war, his mother is left, distraught.