Ashido and Rukia continue to battle Pequenos, one of the Adjuchas who controls the Menos Forest. Pequenos attacks at full strength to try to end the long-shared enmity between him and Ashido. Meanwhile, Ichigo, Chad, Uryu, and Renji follow Nel and her friends' Spiritual Pressure to the depths of the Menos Forest. They find that Nel and her friends have been captured. At that moment, they are surrounded by a tremendous number of Gillians.