"The Arrow Is Released" "Ya wa Hanatareta" (矢は放たれた)
- Legend of Galactic Heroees OVA Episode 038
The young Emperor passes through Phezzan into the Free Planets Alliance' territory. The Alliance government declares that they will shelter the refugees while the nobles announce a government in exile. Merkatz is appointed as secretary of defense without his own consent. August 20, 798 S.C. / 489 I.C.: Reinhard declares the government in exile kidnapped the young Emperor in an underhanded act of cowardice. The public within the Empire mobilizes in support of Reinhard's declaration of total war.