Tyki is gaining momentum while Allen and Lavi are weakening. As Allen falls through a hole, he is saved by a stranger who turns out to be his master, General Cross Marian. Cross single handedly defeats Tyki with his innocence Grave of Maria and his second Innocence, Judgment. Just as he is landing the final blow, the Millenium Earl interrupts. The Ark crumbles and Lavi and Chaoji fall into the abyss, as the Earl and Cross face each other.