The villain with the clawed-hand killed Van's one true love, sparking a quest for vengeance that could only end in death. Now, it's time for Van to return the favor by destroying the villain's murderous dream.
Joshua has been captured; Brownie and El Dorado are battered and beaten; and the "birthday party" has resumed. As the villain nears his ultimate goal, the world looks skyward, hoping for a hero to appear.
While awaiting news of Van's fate, his friends chart a course for the claw-fisted man's island refuge. Their advance is stopped by Fasalina's ambush, forcing Ray, Priscilla, and El Dorado into a desperate counterattack.
With his satellite destroyed, Van is powerless to activate Dann, and his body slowly begins to deteriorate. His only chance for survival is linking with Gadved's former base, but he won't succeed without help.
The claw-fisted man reveals the broad strokes of his plan to his minions, and Fasalina uses her feminine wiles to secure Michael's cooperation. Later, Wendy is shocked by a surprise visit from her brother.
Carossa's crippling fear of abandonment leads to a rogue attack on Van and company. As always, Melissa is quick to follow her brother's lead, but Carossa's defiant nature could spell disaster for them both.
Carmen99 and the girls travel to Swimsuit Kingdom in search of a revolutionary metal-based fabric. To get what they're after, Wendy must defeat a curvaceous champion - or don the dread super-tight swimsuit!
Van's life is spared, but only for the moment. Wu gives him three days to leave this world - or face death. Van's anguish over this decision is intensified by lingering feelings for Elena and Wendy's illness.
Thanks to a little help from her turtle, Wendy wins enough money for two tickets on a luxury airship, but the posh journey is crudely interrupted by an armor pilot looking to settle the score with Van.
A greedy promoter recruits Van as a ringer for the final match of an armor tournament. He's ordered to crush a popular - and honorable - female pilot, but the man behind Dann has a problem with authority.
Van, Wendy, and Joshua travel to Carmen's hometown to find answers about the claw-fisted man. All is well at first, but Wendy soon succumbs to the scent of an unusually beautiful - and perhaps deadly - flower.
Carmen99 lures Van into the middle of a deadly power struggle between warring factions of identical twins. The role he must play is that of bodyguard; his reward will be news of the claw-fisted man - if he survives.
Wendy and Van get caught in a barroom brawl sparked by aging armor pilots who spend their days drinking. The washed-up warriors get to relive their glory days when an armored-psycho goes on the rampage.
Van and Wendy arrive at Bridge City only to cross paths with a curvy mercenary known as Carmen99. The travelers form a shaky alliance that could be their only hope to survive a mustachioed mayor's evil scheme.
Van is a mysterious drifter who seeks revenge against the villain with a clawed right hand. His quest is relentless, but the plight of a young girl harassed by bandits threatens to derail his obsession.