Seiya attempts to save Marin from a watery grave but the fatigue of defeating two Silver Saints he is made helpless against Asterion of the Canine Constellation. Before Asterion can land a killing blow he is taken down by the now free Marin. Killing the Silver Saint means a declaration of war against the Sanctuary. She disappears and leaves one message for her student: "Seiya guard Athena." The Bronze Saints then gather before Saori and it is revealed that she is the reincarnation of Athena, the Greakk goddess that stands for justice and who all Saints swear to protect. They now know the true enemy: the Sanctuary.