So No One Sees the Tears is the 55th chapter of Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail.

After the plan devised by Mirajane in Lucy's form to lure away Jose fails, she is kidnapped by the Super Mage Giant Phantom MK II and is held in its arms. Meanwhile, The battle between Elfman and Sol of the Element 4 starts. Sol quickly gains the upper hand in the battle and reminds Elfman about his sister, Lisanna, who died. Elfman sees that Mirajane is trapped and grows determined to protect his loved ones. Elfman attempts a Full-Body Take Over and succeeds. With all his emotions, an enraged Elfman continues to battle Sol.


Mirajane in the giant robot arms

Mirajane in the Mk II's arm

Super Mage Giant Phantom MK II, Phantom Lord's most powerful weapon is near to complete the Magic Circle for the terrifying spell Abyss Break. Mirajane is very disturbed as his little brother Elfman is in the Phantom's building and she fears that Elfman may not be in a state to be able to fight. Jose grabs Mirajane with his weapon's giant arms and Jose says that he does not like deceivers and threatens Mirajane saying he will crush her into pieces. Now, Mirajane's only hope is for Natsu, Elfman and Gray to find and destroy the giant's source of power. Cana also puts her trust in Natsu and the others.

Elfman Beast Soul Full Body Takeover

Elfman successfully performs a Full-Body Take Over

Meanwhile, Elfman and Sol are battling each other fiercely. Elfman is unable to perform a Full-Body Take Over and is as a result being dominated by Sol. Sol is an Earth Mage and is also able to read the minds of his opponents. Sol reminds Elfman about her little sister, Lisanna. Sol also states that it was because of Elfman's failure to do a Full Body Take Over that Lisanna is now dead. This makes Elfman furious. The Earth Mage, however, is literally crushing Elfman, stating that this is the power of the Element 4. Elfman then sees Mirajane, in the giant robot's arms, and Mirajane tells her brother to flee. Elfman says that he had promised to not let his sister cry and that he is too weak to protect his close ones, remembering his two sisters. He decides he has to become stronger and more powerful, in order to protect Mirajane. With tears rolling down his cheeks, Elfman attempts the impossible; he does a Full Body Take Over and succeeds. With all his comrades and families emotions in his heart, an angry and much stronger Elfman attacks Sol, who is unable to defend himself.

Characters in Order of Appearance

  1. Cana Alberona
  2. Mirajane Strauss
  3. Jose Porla
  4. Max Alors
  5. Elfman
  6. Sol
  7. Lisanna Strauss (flashback)
  8. Makarov Dreyar (flashback)

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Galuna Island arc Phantom Lord arc Loke arc
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