Rei leaves the Bladebreakers and journeys into the mountains to try and get back Driger. Mariah finds him, beats him in battle, confronts him about his stupidity and asks him to come back to the White Tigers. The other Bladebreakers discover that Rei has gone, and Takao and Max venture off into the mountains. Rei nearly goes back to the White Tigers when Takao and Max find him. Takao challenges him to a battle, and if Rei wins he can do whatever he wants. Takao, however, loses to Rei. When Rei discovers the Bladebreakers wanted him back without a Bit Beast, Rei goes back to the Bladebreakers.