Titre original : The Lightless Star
As Heueye attempts to adjust to his role as a Guardian, the palace staff locate the candidate for the Guardian of Light on planet Branagan, much to Rachel's surprise, due to the fact that the planet is considered a criminal underworld. Ange arrives and meets a young street urchin named Matt, who takes her to a bar and discovers the bar owner, Leonard, is the Guardian of Light. However, she soon discovers he is greedy and will only come with her for a fee. After being accosted by thugs and discovering he is smuggling, she runs off frustrated, saying he is the worst, but Matt takes her to a small orphanage, where it is revealed that Leonard is smuggling and earning money for the small orphanage where he grew up. Despite his best efforts, it closes, but the kids thank him for showing him strength. After thinking it over, he decides leave with Ange to become the Guardian of Light.