Chapter 27: Jack Doesn't Mess Around!
After everyone from Task Squad 496 were finished with their space combat drills, Sean sees an enemy fleet coming near the Starta. Jack looks at the fleet himself, he recognized it as the Lightning Squad's Battleship Starcross, revealing that the Lightning Squad has now entered Space to start their preperations for the final battles of the Sacred Lightning War.
William Osborne invades the intercom, revealing that the Lightning Squad is now the Holo-Illumini; an independent faction separate from the World Economic Union. Jack responds by scolding William for interrupting their space combat drills. Likewise, he sends Ash to see what the Holo-Illumini's true motives are.