After Montblanc Noland slayed their "God" and saved Calgara's daughter, he proceeds to duel against the Shandia warrior Calgarawho seeks retribution from Noland for killing their god. The two briefly clash. In the middle of the battle Mousse attempts to commit suicide after being pressured by her father. Noland berates her for her foolish actions. This distraction causes him to be struck in the chest by Calagara's spear. Noland offers to cure the village's plague and was given until sunset to find the cure for the tribe's plague and Noland began to look for the tree with the treatment inside.