Fairy Tail 323 Breakdown. The Future Casts A Shadow Into The Present…
Welcome to this week’s breakdown, Fairy Tail fans!
So, after last week’s Grand Magic Finale, we were all expecting a mellow chapter, right?
Well, NO, Mashima surprises us again with shocking PLOT TWISTS. Actually, most of it was and because of that this breakdown will be short and sweet… But I hope you’ll like it anyway.
Starting off, I’d like to point out everyone’s reactions to Fairy Tail’s victory: unanimous happiness. Even those like Kagura, Rogue and Sting who held some hatred towards them are now content with how things are. They’ve all changed for the better and it’s really heartwarming.
As Fairy Tail’s fighter team celebrates, the rescue team is having trouble against the Royal Guards and the Garou Knights. Just as they are losing, a shadow appears and swallows their enemies… So mysterious!
Moving on, right in front of the castle, Fiore’s soldiers have gathered and are getting ready to open the Eclipse Gates. Arcadios finally finds the princess and she brings him up to date on what’s going to happen… and he suddenly asks her to kill him for doubting her.
He tells the princess that Future Lucy doesn’t know anything about Eclipse 2 and she had no reason to lie. Hisui, confused, reveals that the person who told her the second use of the Eclipse Gates… was a man.
Just as she says this, Jellal realizes that the person he chased on the evening of July 3rd and Future Lucy (who arrived at midnight) are two different people. They both felt like Zeref because they had just used Eclipse, a black magic spell, to travel back in time, so evil power was still lingering on them. That means there’s a second time traveler!
The chapter ends as the man-eating shadow gathers, no longer hiding its true form… Future Rogue. DUN DUN DUN.
This is an amazing plot twist. I am really shocked. I don’t think anyone saw that coming! It isn’t absurd, though… It explains the identity of the person Jellal was chasing before being stopped by Doranbolt. Their hair looked nothing like Lucy’s, so they had to be someone else. Also, the shadow possessing Rogue makes sense now. It’s him from the future, so I believe it was trying to make itself stronger.
Still, we know nothing of Future Rogue’s motives. It looks like he’s a bad guy, but he could actually be good… After all, he told the princess to use Eclipse to save the country from the dragons’ attack, right?
So, what do you think of this plot twist?
Anyhow, the only way to find out the truth is to wait for Fairy Tail 324. ^^
That brings us to the end of this breakdown. I hope you enjoyed it despite its shortness! See you all next week!
– 最強 Dragon