WARNING: The next incorporates spoilers for Fena: Pirate Princess Episode 7, “The Burning Sea,” now streaming on Crunchyroll and Grownup Swim.
From the beginning of Fena: Pirate Princess, it has been established that the key to the elusive paradise of Eden lies in Fena’s reminiscences. To this point, she has had fleeting snippets of her previous from the burning ship her father died on, her personal escape, and the identify La Pucelle. She will be able to’t keep in mind who invaded the ship that evening or why. However a serious occasion in Episode 7 sparks Fena’s reminiscence, bringing again some painful trauma.
Episode 6 of Fena: Pirate Princess noticed Yukimaru determine to go after Fena, unwilling to lose her a second time. His buddies will not merely let him go alone and so they put together to comply with — all aside from Shitan. It takes some convincing from Makaba who reminds him that ever since he took up the bow, his mission has been to guard Yukimaru. Now that Yukimaru is operating headfirst into hazard to avoid wasting Fena, how can Shitan probably flip away?
In the meantime, Abel exhibits Fena a portrait of her mom, which he’d painted from his reminiscences of her when he was a boy. Fena realizes Abel had been in love along with her mom, however whether or not or not it was unrequited stays unanswered. At that second, O’Malley’s Rumble Rose crew has returned and opens hearth on Abel’s ship, in retaliation for the way he handled O’Malley.
Abel will not enable that to occur and orders for the Wellington cannon to be loaded with an explosive spherical often meant to breach partitions. That is overkill, but it surely does not matter to Abel — he desires the Rumble Rose destroyed. An explosive missile shoots out, crashing straight into the ship. The Rumble Rose groans because the missile units all the ship up in flames. It explodes within the subsequent second, leaving the burning vessel the one pinprick of sunshine in the dead of night evening.
After witnessing what occurred to O’Malley’s ship, Fena is shell-shocked. She has seen this earlier than — it is the very same factor that occurred to her father’s ship 10 years in the past. Her reminiscences speeding again, Fena remembers pink demons slaughtering everybody on her father’s crew. She additionally remembers seeing blue demons, who have been carrying the identical Navy uniform because the troopers on Abel’s ship proper now.
By order of the captain, the troopers attempt to take Fena to the brig however the Princess, frightened and frozen, screams out for Yukimaru. Proper on cue, he lands on the ship and instantly knocks out two troopers. There’s an excellent transition from Fena’s scream to the OST the place it seamlessly switches right into a extra conventional Japanese OST with winds and drums when Yukimaru whips out his twin swords. The thrill rises when a variation of Fena: Pirate Princess‘ opening theme is performed as Yukimaru declares he’ll shield her.
Sadly, Yukimaru’s heroic second will get lower brief when Abel shoots him with a triple-barrel pistol, accidents out of the blue blooming on his decrease again and shoulder like pink poppies. Earlier than going unconscious, Yukimaru acknowledges him: Abel was certainly there on the ship 10 years in the past. Abel orders Yukimaru killed however fortunately, the Samurai Seven arrive proper on time and handle to rescue him and Fena utilizing Makaba’s smoke display screen.
The truth that Yukimaru was harmed whereas making an attempt to guard Fena solely serves to solidify Shitan’s declare that she’s a “witch.” Fena nonetheless hasn’t grown out of her damsel in misery position and has witnessed first-hand (once more) how individuals get harm for her sake. Again then, she was decided to learn to shield herself however what’s going to she do that time? Though Episode 7 of Fena: Pirate Princess makes it seem that O’Malley and the remainder of the crew are lifeless, we almost certainly have not seen the final of her. If she does certainly return, it’s going to be for Abel’s head moderately than his coronary heart.