Bugenhagen decides to show Red XIII the truth after he learns of these feelings. He leads Red XIII into the cave and reveals Seto was not fleeing, but was rushing to defend the cave's entrance. He was pierced by the Gi's poisoned arrows, but continued to defend the cave. After seeing his father's petrified body, still guarding the entrance to the cave, Red XIII acknowledges his father's courage for facing the Gi Tribe alone. As Red XIII howls in honor of his father, tears fall from the stone Seto's eyes. Inspired by his father's courage, Red XIII joins the player party permanently.
- Lucrecia also sheds a tear while trapped in crystal, similar to Seto.