Bernkastel, having left the wedding before Erika Furudo's death, wanders the Meta-World and begins following a green-eyed cat. Eventually, the cat leads her to Featherine Augustus Aurora. Bernkastel is surprised to see her as she believed Featherine to be dead. Having formulated her own theories, Featherine tells Bernkastel that she wants to check her theories against the true answers of the games. She offers Bernkastel a deal: she will set up a Game Board wherein Bernkastel serves as Game Master in exchange for the answers to any question she may have without reservation. Bernkastel happily agrees.