Dranbalt tries to help Natsu and his friends evacuate the island as the Magic Council plans to fire Etherion once again, but they refuse to leave. Meanwhile, Juvia is nearly defeated during her and Erza's battle against Meldy of the Seven Kin, but regains her will to fight upon hearing Meldy say she wants to hug Gray out of revenge for hurting Ultear, and sends Erza to search for Gray and their friends. Seeing Juvia's determination to fight for Gray leads Meldy to link both of their physical senses to Gray's to ensure that he dies no matter who is killed in their battle.
In the land of Fiore, magic is everywhere. Sorcerers are like skilled tradesmen who band together in 'guilds' and take on paying assignments for non-magic wielders, like hunting monsters, retrieving lost items or running odd errands.
Lucy is an aspiring wizard who wants to hook up with the coolest guild around, Fairy Tail. One day, she meets a red-headed boy who saves her from a unscrupulous wizard, and before she knows it, she's introduced to the wild and wacky band of wizards of Fairy Tail and begins the adventure of a lifetime.