It is the night before ACCA's centennial anniversary ceremony. The members of ACCA are having their final meeting regarding the coup d'état. Jean ensures everyone that the plan will be a success. After the meeting, Jean is seen outside talking to Grossular who looked really uncertain.
The day of the coup arrives, Lotta is surprised to see Jean along with the other high ranking officials infront. The ceremony begins and the significant officials of ACCA deliver their respective speech. When it was Schwan's turn, he is immediately surrounded by several armed men of ACCA. Lilium steps forward and reveals Schwan's plan of disbanding ACCA, which causes a commotion. Schwan speculates that a coup is happening and Jean will be the one to replace him as the crowned Prince. Mauve steps forward and assures Schwan that there is no coup happening and everything was just an elaborate exercise. Saying that ACCA only exists to protect the nation. Schwan then entrusts ACCA to continue to protect the nation and with that the continued existence of ACCA is assured. Apparently no coup d'état was going to happen. Lilium and his brothers realizes that they were the only ones left in the dark. Jean reveals that he had already foreseen through Lilium's plan which is to usurp the Dowa family position. Jean states that when he and Mauve met at Korore and he was informed that he is of royal blood, they planned beforehand. Lastly, Jean says that they've won the game with ACCA's existence being assured and asks Lilium if he will still continue to play the game. Lilium admits defeat and says that Furawau will leave the game before leaving. The game called "Dowa Kingdom" . hinting that Furawau will not be a part of the Kingdom anymore. Grossular commends Mauve and repeats the speech that he had done a long time ago, before leaving, he appoints Mauves as the leader since the 5 chief officers are no longer needed and will now be abolished, making her the highest ranking official in ACCA.
Jean and Lotta meets with Schwan and Maggie after the ceremony. Schwan invites them to visit the castle sometime and that will make their grandfather happy.
Everything is back to normal at the ACCA headquarters. With the positions of the five chief officers abolished, Mauve is now the highest ranking official. the former Chief officers are shown in their respective home districts except Grossular who was dissuaded by Mauve to retire and is now an adviser.
Lotta is seen at the castle giving presents, Sandwhich breads to Schwan and Maggie.
Nino is seen talking to a mysterious man infront of his fathers grave. It turns out that the president of the privy council had foreseen everything that happened. The man says that Nino is now free of his duties and he is free to do what he wants. As they part ways, the man is revealed to be no other than Chief Owl.
Jean is back in the headquarters, his female subordinates worries if he is eating properly since Lotta is still out. Jean smiles and says that he is fine, he continues that even if he is drinking by himself, he is sure that his partner in crime will be there before taking a puff on his cigarette.
ACCA members gather one last time to prepare for the coup d'état on ACCA's centennial anniversary ceremony taking place the next day, where Prince Shwann will make an appearance.
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