After being captured by the demon king's army, Valkyrie Reia is about to be executed by Duke, leader of the Dark Knights. However, Ariya, wielding Odin's Gungnir, comes to her rescue. With unmatched strength, she easily dispatches the demons. However, when she reaches the condemned, Reia unexpectedly steals Ariya's silver ring, the source of a Valkyrie's power.
Without her powers, Ariya is easily captured and also becomes Duke's prisoner.