In the year T.C. 4767, an astronaut touches a mysterious golden rectangle (a Zohar Emulator) and disappears.
The episode shifts to Shion Uzuki, a Vector Industries scientist, testing an anti-Gnosis battle android called KOS-MOS. Vector's KOS-MOS team is deployed on the Woglinde spaceship in case of a Gnosis attack. While delivering her latest report, Shion sees the Zohar Emulator in the hangar and almost touches it after seeing a mysterious girl inside it. After Shion delivers her report, after deciding she can't sleep, she heads to the Realian maintenance room to see what's new.
There, Shion meets a 100-Series Realian, who she talks about free will with. Luis Virgil enters, calling the Realian girl a freak, and Shion defends the Realian.
The Gnosis attack the Woglinde. The episode ends as KOS-MOS is self-activated.