The leaders of the Theocracy firmly think that war with the Nation of Darkness is inevitable. They resolve to get rid of the elf king who has been a pain in their sides for too long because there is such a clear threat on their borders and they don't have time to waste on unimportant issues! Ainz, meantime, departs for the land of the elves on what he has decided to refer to as a paid vacation. Even as the forces of the Theocracy advance on the capital, his true objective is to provide Aura and Mare with a chance to meet some people their own age! The twins are aware that their clever ruler is counting on them, and they will not relent until they have Ainz Ooal Gown in charge of this forest!