Godou will have to set aside his pacifist ways and go full on attack against the newly restored Athena.
Athena's true form
Amakasu has Yuri get out of the car when they got into traffic. Meanwhile, Athena searches for the snake. Arianna drives the car while giving Godou the stare, and Erica tries to kiss Godou. Yuri calls Godou and tells him that she will not leave the Gorgoneion. Godou tells her to call him if there is trouble. Amakasu notices how close Yuri and Godou are. Erica and Godou leave the car and run on foot. A purple lightning strikes multiple times. Athena arrives to the shrine, and Yuri forms a green barrier. She breaks the barrier, and Liliana arrives to help Yuri. Though, Athena blasts them, and she claims the medal. She utters some incantation as she is envelop in dark clouds. Athena transforms into a taller woman with longer hair and a robe. Yuri calls out Godou, and when Yuri falls over, Godou comes to her aid. Yuri coughs, and Athena explains that Yuri has breathe in her Wind of Death. Godou summons his golden sword that heals Yuri.
Godou faces off with Athena
After Erica gives Godou another French Kiss, Godou activates his Golden Sword's full power which creates a space for his duel with Athena. Athena summons two snakes on both sides, and Godou prepares to strike one of the snakes. He talks about Athena's origin about how Medusa and Athena are both snake goddesses that share the same earth. The snake turns to stone and crumbles. When the swords turn and point towards Athena, Godou talks about the disasters caused by the goddess of life and death, Athena. With the other snake becoming stone and shatters, Athena equips her bow, and Godou deflects her arrow. He states how Athena is the serpent of mother earth, bird of the god of death, and womanly wisdom. Athena turns Godou into stone. However, Godou stabs the ground to restore his body. He charges towards Athena and talks about how Athena is not a daughter of Zeus but a queen of the gods. Godou cuts through Athena's divinity, and Erica runs off to help Godou because the Golden Sword is used. Godou has difficult fighting Athena who is armed with a scythe, and he summons his horse avatar. As the horse strikes Athena's shield, Godou grabs Erica's lance. He throws the lance that impales Athena, and the horse has a chance to blast Athena. With Athena defeated, naked, and reverted back to her child form, she asks Godou to finish her off. Yet, Godou tells her to leave the country, and Athena tells Godou that she will always remember his name. When Godou hears from Erica that she knew this would happen, Erica tells him that she believed that Godou could defeat Athena Yuri points to the big crater that is flooded with water behind Godou. Amakasu talks to someone how it seemed to easy for Godou and details about Alice's prophecy.
Points of Interest
- Athena claims ancient trinity (Gorgoneion) which allows her to become an adult.
- This is the third time that Godou and Erica kiss.
- This marks the first time that Godou uses his horse avatar.
Moves & Weapons Used
- Golden Sword
- Yuri's Barrier
- Wind of Death
- Curse of Longinus by Godou
- Japanese Name: "Matsurowanu Atena" (まつろわぬアテナ)
- Opening Theme: "Dreamer" by AiRI
- Ending Theme: "Kokoro no Senritsu (#02 ED ver.) (心の旋律)" by Asami Seto & Saori Hayami