Alibaba Saluja (アリババ・サルージャ Aribaba Sarūja) is the former third Prince of the Balbadd Kingdom. He was working as a cart driver when he first met Aladdin. He was the co-leader of the Fog Troupe. Being a Dungeon Capturer, he is the owner of the Djinn Amon and Aladdin's King Vessel. He has allied himself with Kou Empire and became Kouen Ren's subordinate. Before the Kou Empire Civil War occurred, Alibaba was killed by Hakuryuu, and his consciousness was sent by Belial to a dimension where time moves slowly. comes back to life with the help of the magicians from Alma Torran to prevent the destruction of their world. He is the deuteragonist of the series Magi.
Alibaba is a young man of average height with blond hair and golden eyes. He has a short, thick ahoge on his hair, which he appears to have inherited from his father, and wears a small red rope tied around his neck at all times. He initially wore a traditional Arabian outfit with a sash around his waist to hold his knife, black boots with blue stripes, and one earring in each ear. As the story progresses, he additionally started wearing two red earrings on the top of his left ear (which presumably belonged to Cassim and hold his Rukh).
During his training in the Reim Empire, Alibaba's attire changed to a dark blue tunic which slants on his left side and black boots with burgundy stripes. He has scars on his arm from where Garda bit him.
It was shown that he highly resembles his mother, having her soft facial features and kind eyes.
Alibaba was introduced as being very cunning and petty person, shown to respect wealthy merchants and do his best to please them, often with flattering sophistry and laughing when they call him trash. He also tried to be friends with Aladdin only for his strength. However, he has always tried his best to do honest work since his childhood.
Like Aladdin, he likes beautiful, busty women and they usually go clubbing whenever they can (except he appears to have very bad luck in there, always getting a rather ugly-looking lady who claims to be the most beautiful in the club). However, it was shown that he was actually very kind, caring and helpful. Due to having a high class education since he was young, he is also very skilled in negotiations and much more intelligent than he appears. He has no patience for those who wallow in their power at the expense of others suffering. At the same time, he can be a rather oblivious person, as he naively trusts Sinbad.
He is dedicated to helping everyone and can seem a little hard-headed, like when he goes into a fight without any help because he wants to settle something himself. He is very loyal to his friends. He became good friends with Aladdin and Morgiana and cares a lot for them. Since his Magoi has become one with Cassim's Magoi, his aura/atmosphere and behavior have changed, taking on some of Cassim's personality and habits; for example, smoking. Alibaba wanted to smoke but he still couldn't handle it. He acknowledges this change and decides to accept it as a final gift.
When Alibaba was younger, he lived in the slums of Balbadd with his mother, Anise. He led a happy life, unlike his friends, Cassim and Mariam, who were raised by a terrible father who often beat them. After his mysterious disappearance, Anise welcomed them as members of her family and thus, they became the family of four. One day, she succumbed to an illness and died. Cassim, being the oldest of them, took on the role of taking care of them. Even though it was hard for them, they combined their strength to help each other, and were helped by Anise's customers and neighbors as well. In contrary to Cassim, Alibaba tried to live his life as honestly as possible.
Not too long after, the King of Balbadd visited the slums. He revealed that Alibaba was actually his son and told him to live in the palace. Alibaba decided to discuss it with Cassim but was quickly shot down since Cassim thought of them as different human being. After the last fight, Alibaba accepted the King's offer. However, the Princes saw him as trash due to his upbringing, and even the King, the person who brought him in, ignored him when in the palace. He was lonely and had to go through intense daily training. He was taught everything from how he walks, speaks and eats, to sword fighting, economics, math, and philosophy. Eventually, thanks to his hard work, some of people started speaking to him properly and he even became close with one of his half-brothers, Sahbmad.
One night, years later, Alibaba snuck out of the palace to have a look at the slums. What he found there was nothing, no trace of junkyard street or people. As he was about to go back to the palace, he ran into Cassim. Alibaba was happy and felt nostalgic talking to Cassim after all those years. Cassim invited him on a drink and he accepted. While drinking, he noticed the level of respect Cassim had with all the adults, and how each were bowing to him. During the talk, Alibaba got drunk and told Cassim how he was able to escape from the castle. He ended up giving away a very important weakness of the palace, even though he hasn't told him the most crucial part, i.e. the location. On the way back to the palace however, Alibaba was trailed by someone Cassim had paid. After that, Alibaba went back to living in the palace.
After sometime had passed, the King came down with a deadly chronic disease. Before the king died, he told Alibaba that he would like to leave the kingdom to him. Alibaba asked about his mother and was reassured that the King loved her. This put Alibaba at ease. He refused the King's request for him to be king, explaining that it was not his place and that the two Princes should be the one to handle their country. However, he decided to devote himself to Balbadd. That night, he saw Cassim again, inside the walls of the palace. Before Alibaba realized it, he was surrounded by members of Cassim's group from the slums. They started attacking and stealing from the palace. While Alibaba was frozen, one of Cassim's subordinates noticed him. Upon learning about Alibaba's presence, Cassim ordered to just knock him out. Alibaba could only feel the heat of the flame that engulfed the palace. The next morning, Rashid had passed away. Because of his feelings of guilt and fear, Alibaba escaped Balbadd that same day. From that point, he traveled until he ran into Aladdin.
Alibaba works as a Cart Driver to a fat wine vendor, Budel. Budel orders him to quiet down Aladdin and Mina. Alibaba reassures him, that even though his rates are cheap, he always does his job right. When Aladdin wants to take Budel's apple, Alibaba scolds him, while kissing up to his master. He then thinks that Budel is his favorite type of boss and it should be easy to get paid as long as nothing dangerous happens. In this very moment, Aladdin touches Budel's breast, which terrifies Alibaba. He promises to kill Aladdin if that happens again saying it will ruin his life plan. Along the way, he tells Aladdin about Dungeons and his own dream, about girls rich people can get and, in very awkward way, tries to explain to Aladdin what kissing is. Budel insults his dream and even though it's clear Alibaba is frustrated, he holds his tongue to Budel.
Just then, their cart is attacked by a Desert Hyacinth from underneath and the whole thing is tipped over. All Budel's wine is thrown over along with Mina. As Alibaba reaches out to help her, he is pushed out the way by Budel, who is trying to save his wine, causing the little girl to be eaten by the Desert Hyacinth. He also tells her mother that he would make her another child if Mina meant so much to her.
In that instant, Alibaba can't contain himself any longer and punches Budel in the face. He then takes Budel's wine rushes in to save the girl. Alibaba then throws in Budel's wine to distract the Hyacinth and saves the girl while it is digesting the wine. However, he is captured himself by the Hyacinth. Alibaba tries to fight, but is knocked unconscious. He wonders if he'll die like this, but then, Aladdin shows up saying that he wants to hear more about money and things you can't buy. He then throws all of the wine, which he kept on his Magic Turban, inside the Dessert Hyacinth's mouth. This saves Alibaba. Both are thanked for their bravery. Alibaba then looks with a strange expression and asks what he is doing, keeping saying that he won't come out. Aladdin finally summons Ugo, and freaks out everyone, Alibaba included. Soon after, he realizes that Aladdin would be perfect for his plans, but first he has to make him believe that he's his friend.
The next day, they both come to the oasis city, Qishan. When they walk together, Aladdin thanks Alibaba for coming with him, and Alibaba responds it's only natural since he saved his life, and adds that it makes them friends. Then they arrive at a room, where Alibaba treats Aladdin to some food. During their meal Alibaba asks what's the deal with the flute. Aladdin explains that it's his other friend, Ugo, but people around call him a Djinn or something. Alibaba wants to know if he found Ugo in a Dungeon, to which Aladdin answers no and that he is looking for the Djinn Metal Vessels. In that moment, Aladdin is convinced he should go to a Dungeon to look much to the surprise of Alibaba. Just than Alibaba's boss comes in to scold him for destroying Budel's wine and costing them a lot of money. He adds that they are thinking of making Alibaba a slave. Alibaba tells his boss not to worry since he is going to pay him back by Dungeon Diving. Aladdin summons Ugo which surprises Alibaba's boss but reassures him of their success. However, during Aladdin's introduction, Alibaba, beside saying he's one badass Magician, exclaims that Aladdin is his number one servant.
Later, he is happy with how well the conversation went, but then notices that Aladdin is mad at something. Alibaba doesn't understand at what and thinks it's about the money. When he reassures Aladdin of his cut and Aladdin still doesn't seem to enthusiastic, Alibaba becomes nervous in that Aladdin wouldn't want to Dungeon dive anymore. He thinks that he has to do something to cheer him up, and eventually takes him to a pleasure house, remembering how lit up Aladdin was when they talked about food and women.
However, Aladdin is as depressed as before. Alibaba gets annoyed and demands that Aladdin explained to him what's the deal. Aladdin finally says it's about him being Alibaba's slave and Alibaba explains he said it only to look big in front of his boss. Then he adds that Aladdin is his partner, buddy and friend, which makes Aladdin incredibly happy, much to amazement of Alibaba. He doesn't understand what's going on, but is excited about his upcoming Dungeon diving. Seeing how much fun with girls Aladdin has, he commands to see the most popular hostess and Elizabeth is send to him. He doesn't think of her as beauty at all and acts awkwardly the whole time. After this, Aladdin is completely refreshed while Alibaba is wounded and scolds Aladdin for his happy mood.
Afterwards, Alibaba tells Aladdin a story about Dungeons and about the first conqueror, Sinbad, though doesn't mention him by name. He then takes Aladdin to the Seventh Dungeon, Amon. On the way, Alibaba feels more and more discouraged with each step because of all the deaths caused by this dungeon, but Aladdin notices it and encourages him, saying that this place isn't stairway to death, but to his dreams. They go into gate's way, but Alibaba comes back. He explains that first they need to prepare supplies. During shopping, Aladdin fools around with a weapon, and makes Alibaba fall. He bumps into a girl who carried fruits and whole basket landed on ground, along with the girl. He scolds Aladdin and addresses to the girl, who, as he thinks, is very cute. He asks if he should help her carry the basket, but when she declines with a poker face, he thinks that on the second thought, she's not cute at all. Aladdin points out her shackles and Alibaba explains that she's slave. He is terrified when Aladdin breaks her chains understanding that it's crime.
Budel shows up right after and notices the slave's broken chains. He remarks that stealing slaves is considered a grand larceny. Alibaba explains that they don't know anything, and, in the first place, how two powerless kids would be able to break chains. Budel however stops caring about it and asks when Alibaba is going to pay his debt. As he remains silent, Budel orders him to be his slave. To show him what it means to be slave, he starts abusing the slave that is still around them. Alibaba tries to stop him, but is only able to say some words, so Aladdin takes his metal flute and hits Budel's shin. Then, he says that Alibaba won't be his slave. Budel gets mad and says to guards that he has found slave thieves. Aladdin then summons Ugo and the two runs away, toward the Dungeon. Alibaba hesitates a little thinking that this gate really is like an entrance to death, but Aladdin pushes him in.
As they are transported through the Dungeon's door and through a tunnel of light, Alibaba is frightened. He can't see or feel anything, he can't even breathe. He wakes up underwater and, while coughing, stands from water. He is greeted by Aladdin, who arrived long enough before him to have his clothes dried. Alibaba wonders how screwed the time in the Dungeon is. Then, Aladdin takes him deeper into the Dungeon, where he sees a beautiful scenery. Alibaba decides to go down a particular tunnel, but Aladdin becomes scared and eventually makes him change his mind so they can take their time and think about what they should do next. Unbeknownst to both of them, this decision saved their lives. When they make their way back they notices how many doors there are and how each had a symbol on the wall next to them. Alibaba quickly figures out what it all means and chooses the correct entrance right away. In the right path they come upon beautiful rainbow like balls and Alibaba dubs them rainbow balls. The rainbow balls begin cracking and hatching ant-like monsters, Slime. Aladdin is being eaten by one when Alibaba pulled him out of it.
They find themselves surrounded by Slime. To escape, Aladdin summons Ugo. They manage to run away but Aladdin becomes very tired and calls back Ugo. However, Slime, who had copied Ugo's leg muscles to catch up, still follows them. As Alibaba tries to cut them, his knife goes right through them. He realizes that they are able to take on any appearance. All the Slime monsters then start to merge together and make a giant King Slime. Aladdin summons Ugo once again to defeat this monster with Ugo's Heat Magic.
After the fight, Alibaba is amazed by Aladdin's abilities. However, he quickly notices that Aladdin looks bad. His little friend explains that he used too much power and that he can be cured by eating. Alibaba gives him some food, but Aladdin still feels tired, so he goes to sleep. Alibaba starts wondering if he's pushing Aladdin too much. He then takes care of sleeping Aladdin. He takes his flute and tries to play, but no sound nor Ugo comes out. He then notices eight-pointed star, wonders what it is, what is written there and whether Aladdin, whose real identity is still unknown to him, can read it. He realizes that he doesn't know much about Aladdin, but he himself said nothing particular, since he's not a person to blabber about himself. However, because Aladdin helps him a lot, he thinks it wouldn't hurt to tell something about himself.
After that, Alibaba falls asleep. He is awoken suddenly when he hears the footsteps of Jamil and his two slaves. Alibaba thinks they would pass them without noticing them but a girl slave smells them and comes into the crack, surprising Alibaba. He recognizes her as the slave he and Aladdin met earlier. Alibaba, scared, tries to make nice with them and tells them a made-up story, but Jamil completely ignores him. Instead, he goes straight to Aladdin and addresses him as Magi much to the wonder of Alibaba. Jamil then orders Goltas to take Aladdin and his flute while still ignoring Alibaba. When Alibaba finally catches Jamil's attention, who is quite surprised as to why Alibaba is even following him, he accidentally insults him, so Jamil orders Goltas to kill him. He dodges Goltas' attack and quickly overpowers him using his swordplay skills. Jamil stabs Goltas, saying he's useless, and forces Alibaba to work for him, since he got some amazing ability. Hesitantly, Alibaba goes with him, mostly because they keep Aladdin captive.
Later, they find a text written in a Torran Language. Alibaba has a little slip-tongue, making Jamil amazed that plebeian knows such a language. As Alibaba notices that Jamil can't read it at all, he translates the text. Jamil hits Alibaba, but he is happy and wants Jamil to believe what he just said, as he's not just nobody. Then, a group comes to a trap. Jamil orders Alibaba to go trough it and adds that it's his time to shine. Thanks to some athletic skills Alibaba has, he is able to go through it without damage, but then the floor opens and Alibaba falls on needles.
Alibaba then shows himself on a balcony above Aladdin, when Aladdin, already awake, talks with Jamil's slave, Morgiana, and she reveals that Alibaba's been left to die, since he didn't know his place. Aladdin uses his Magic Turban to escape from Morgiana. She notices and tries to stop them, however she fails. Aladdin then notices that Alibaba is bleeding, so Alibaba tells him not to touch him as it hurts. Then, he shows Aladdin a door he found but couldn't open. Aladdin says he knows a way, gets closer to the doors and puts both his hands on them while chanting "Open Sesame", which makes the door open.
They walk through a lot of fog and when it finally clears they are amazed at the huge city that stretches out before there eyes. As they go exploring, Alibaba decides to name it "Aladdin and Alibaba Park", and dreams about how Alibaba would be the mayor and Aladdin would be his vice mayor. He then reassures Aladdin he will get his flute back, as he's the one who let Jamil steal it. Then, he begins to wonder where they are and Aladdin explains that this is a place called "Necropolis". He then explains to Alibaba about a place he was kept all this time before going to the outside world and about Ugo. Alibaba asks Aladdin if he could introduce Ugo to him after they leave the Dungeon and says he would want to know more about Aladdin as well.
They make their way into the tallest building, thinking it's the Treasure Room, and start to look around, only to find it was an empty storage room. As they are about to turn around to look in the other buildings, Goltas blocks the entrance. Alibaba takes out his knife, only to realize that Goltas is already dead. In the next instant Morgiana comes in and kicks Aladdin off into the distance and follows him to finish it. Alibaba stays there to fight Jamil, who is mad at him, but completely scared. Alibaba is depressed he was afraid of guy like that. Then, Alibaba clearly states that in the Dungeon, status, lineage or name doesn't matter. He adds that this is a place where you put even your own life, making it place that strains life. Jamil begins to attack him, but Alibaba, who is revealed to have Balbadd's royal blood running through him and has been taught a royal swordplay, quickly overwhelms and defeats him. He states, "I thought I had forgotten the past, but my body sure remembers..." 
After that, Alibaba checks where Morgiana is and, realizing she's way too far to help Jamil, he demands Jamil to give back Aladdin's flute. As Jamil becomes desperate, he screams for Morgiana to come and save him which she does at great speed, surprising Alibaba, who thinks of her as a freakishly strong monster. Alibaba then reaches out his hand and asks her to come to his side, since even if she abandoned Jamil, nobody would know. She takes it only to throw him right into the wall, hurting him. Jamil then orders her to kill him. As she eventually wants to do it, she is stopped by Aladdin, who quickly defeats her by shooting Magoi. Alibaba watches the fight amazed, but doesn't know what Aladdin's ability is. After getting back him flute, Aladdin and Alibaba proceed to find the treasure. Suddenly, the mark on Aladdin's flute emits a light which points on a pot. Aladdin touches it, summoning Amon.
Once summoned, Amon does an assessment of everyone. As he checks Alibaba, he starts sighting. He then shrinks so he could hear what his guests have to say. He quickly realizes that Aladdin is Magi and then talks with Ugo. Alibaba is then allowed to take all the treasure he wanted, however, Amon wonders why Aladdin brought someone like him. Soon after, the Dungeon starts collapsing. Aladdin and Alibaba make haste to the center of the room where Amon made an escape route. Amon calls over to Morgiana to come too, but she hesitates, since Jamil would die. Alibaba tries to make her realize that she may leave him behind and be free, but she still wants to save Jamil first.
Goltas then intercepts, much to the astonishment not only Morgiana's, but also Alibaba and Aladdin's, and tells her that it's too late for him and Jamil. He breaks the chains on Morgiana's feet and makes her leave. As the group was leaving, Amon joins them by going inside Alibaba's knife, thus becoming Alibaba's Djinn. While transporting outside the Dungeon, Aladdin and Alibaba decides to have a chat. Alibaba thanks Aladdin for allowing him the chance to Dungeon Dive. Aladdin then says that Alibaba is brave person, and adds he began to like him. He once again says that Alibaba is a man of courage and that he really respects him, leaving Alibaba in tears. But suddenly, he exclaims that now they're rich and Aladdin definitely shouldn't be saying that their journey is over. They make a promise to go on an adventure again. In that moment, a light goes off and Alibaba wakes up where the Dungeon had disappeared, all alone.
Alibaba hasn't found a way to meet Aladdin even a few days later. Using all the treasure he got from the Dungeon, he freed all the slaves and took over Jamil's old job. Budel is now under him and is kissing up to him. All the while, he is waiting for Aladdin to come back. Eventually, Morgiana comes to meet him. She inquires about the reasons behind his recent behavior. He says that this is what he would do and asks what is she going to do right now. She tells him she's not sure because she never thought of anything but being slave, but she is probably going to find a new master to work, this time for wages. She tells him she is grateful to him for what he's done and that she feels like there is now a reason for her to be alive. Alibaba says to keep on walking on her pretty legs. He then wonders why she never smiles when being with him, since he did so close to Aladdin. He then asks her where she's going to go, and she replies she plans to visit her homeland, like her savior wanted. Alibaba thanks her for that, because she helped him deciding what to do now, and tells her to take care of herself. Then, he heads toward Balbadd. In his thoughts, he addresses to Aladdin, knowing he's alive, and recalls Aladdin saying to him that he's a brave person. He says he's happy for that, as Aladdin is the very first person who told him that. In his thoughts, he asks Aladdin to wait for him, because now he has things he must do, but one day, the will go on an adventure again.
During the fight between Aladdin, Morgiana, Ja'far, and the Fog Troupe, Morgiana gets caught in Cassim's Kokubaku Mutou. Seeing her, Alibaba flinches confused. Cassim asks him what is wrong, but Alibaba answers that it's nothing. Surprised, he wonders what's going on and why Morgiana is there. When Aladdin summons Ugo, Cassim asks him what's wrong and he answers to leave it to him. To stop Aladdin, he takes off his mask. Cassim asks him if he knows him. As Aladdin and Ugo block the way, Alibaba asks Aladdin if he could stand down and allow his men to continue. Aladdin does so with no problem. Aladdin then tells Alibaba that he is happy to see him and that he has a lot to tell him. Aladdin says that they had a promise to travel together. Alibaba responds saying that he is sorry, and that he can't keep that promise. He then summons Amon, to allow his men to escape. By creating a giant Wall of Flames, the entire Fog Troupe escapes successfully.
Alibaba then sits in the Fog Troupe's basement. The three brothers, L Nando, S Nando and M Nando are introduced in front of him. He makes clear what his organization is about and what they can and cannot do. After he threatens them with death from breaking rules, he dismisses everyone. He goes to talk to Cassim about the current state of events. He's angry at Cassim for keeping recruiting unknown people and asks him if he wants to start a war. Cassim answers in very messy way and eventually reminds Alibaba he's the leader. As Alibaba wants to answer him back, he's surrounded by children who praise him for defeating army and letting them having two meals a day. Cassim grabs him and keeps pushing him into thinking he's the only one who can change lives of people from slums.
After the conversation, Alibaba goes to his room. He tries to smoke, only to starts coughing. He thinks he's useless because of his halfhearted determination. He then remembers Aladdin but quickly shakes his head and says to himself not to think about it, since he already decided to solve this matter alone. He then notices someone behind him, but as he doesn't find anyone, he thinks it was only his imagination. Thinking he's very tired, he goes to bed. As he lies on it, he notices Morgiana on ceiling. When he starts to scream, she hits him in his stomach. Then, he asks her how she found him. She replies she followed his scent and then says to tell his reason to Aladdin, why he become a thief. He warns her she should go from the enemy's lair if she doesn't want to be killed, but she still asks him for an answer. She recalls how he wanted to meet Aladdin back in Qishan, but he only replies he won't say them anything. He then adds this matter should be solved by men, and women, especially the one who has nothing to do with him, should stay away. Hearing this, she breaks the floor, picks Alibaba and takes him on night fly to Aladdin's place.
After the end of the journey, Morgiana throws Alibaba by window. He lies with tears in his eyes, and seeing surprised Aladdin, he smiles a little. He apologizes for disturbing Aladdin. The two of them starts talking, however the conversation is quite awkward at first, so they talk about irrelevant things. Morgiana gets angry and pressurize him, but hearing it, he gets annoyed by her and says that now he doesn't feel like explaining anything anymore. Morgiana tries to tell him the real consequences of his doing. She screams she never imagined he would be kind of person who doesn't care about other well-being and cries. Alibaba has nothing to say in return. Morgiana is then calmed by Aladdin, who tells Alibaba what happened during their 6 months separation. After the atmosphere is lighter again, Aladdin asks Alibaba to tell them a truth.
Alibaba starts talking about his friend, Cassim, and about his past. He recalls his mother, how he become a Prince of Balbadd, about the incident caused by his ignorance and naivety. After the end of his story, Morgiana tells him she still doesn't understand why he decided to join hands with Cassim despite his betrayal. He replies saying what happened when he returned to Balbadd after capturing the Dungeon. He explains he met Cassim and learned about Balbadd's current situation. He decided to help him and took an action immediately. He plans to reveal his identity as a Prince when the right times comes. Then, Aladdin asks him what will he do if the war outbreaks, which is enough to make him completely emotional. He yells and screams about not only a tragic situation of Balbadd, but also his own uselessness. He cries while begging Aladdin to leave the country and gets hit in a head. Aladdin calms him down and reassures him he will help him and adds that they should figure something out, together.
Cassim then breaks down the door, to get Alibaba back. Morgiana addresses to Alibaba, asking him if he wants to go with him. The Fog Troupe then starts to attack the hotel they were staying at. Alibaba asks Cassim about the meaning of this, since he hasn't ordered anything like this. Cassim then grabs Alibaba, which is notices by Morgiana, who attacks him. Alibaba saves him and advices him to run. Sinbad, Masrur and Ja'far appears to fight the Fog Troupe. After the fight, Sinbad says he's job is done as long as he hands down the Fog Troupe to the military and asks Alibaba if it isn't right. Sinbad asks Alibaba for a duel. He hesitates at first, but when Sinbad insults the bond he has with the Fog Troupe and says he's not on their level as a Prince, he accepts his offer. He calls out for Amon's flames and starts the battle. Even though he seems to win at first, Sinbad uses Magoi Manipulation at him and defeats him. He comments that Alibaba doesn't know how to use Djinn properly.
Right after the fight, Sinbad decides to join the Fog Troupe. Alibaba doesn't want to believe in the honesty of his intentions, so Sinbad explains he wants to stop "abnormalities of the world". He also confirms that Alibaba is indeed late king's son and eventually takes Alibaba to the Balbadd's Palace. While there, not only does Alibaba not get a chance to talk things out with his brother, Ahbmad Saluja, but he is even completely ignored and treated as a trash, despite his other brother, Sahbmad Saluja's attempts to help Alibaba. When Ahbmad starts insulting not only him, but also others citizens, he gets angry and screams to don't screw around, adding he has no right to be king.
Markkio shows up and starts his conversation with Ahbmad. Judar comes and interrupts as well. After some time, Ahbmad remembers that he has a visitors and explains he can't fulfill their request, as right now, Balbadd is allying with the Kou Empire, the country Judar and Markkio are from. Alibaba screams demanding Ahbmad to promise him to protect the ones who are suffering, but Ahbmad yawns and asks Sinbad to remove this thing from slums from there. Alibaba still wants to get Ahbmad to listen to him, but is ignored anyway, so Sinbad advices him to withdraw for now.
After the failed negotiations, Alibaba sits silently with Aladdin and Morgiana. Aladdin directly asks him about how the negotiations went. Alibaba answers that he couldn't say anything and Ahbmad didn't even seen him as a human at all. He thinks that even though he did what he could, the results are still the same. Aladdin reassures him it's not true because he was able to move many people and Alibaba thanks him for that. Morgiana notices he still needs to tell people about the results. He answers he doesn't even know where to start, but then Ja'far and Masrur comes to convey Sinbad's message which contains announcing it to the Fog Troupe, shocking him.
Alibaba then stands, depressed, and hears as Sinbad tells what he couldn't. After that, Aladdin comments it's amazing and Alibaba agrees, adding that it's the king. Then, Judar comes and starts his own conversation with Sinbad. Learning that Aladdin is a Magi, he starts looking for his King Vessel. Realizing it's Alibaba after locating his Metal Vessel, he comments he remembers him from before. He starts laughing and insults Alibaba saying how he was bullied by Ahbmad, screamed and even cried. When he adds that he's useless, Aladdin gets angry and screams the opposite, concluding that Alibaba is a brave person, which moves him. Judar wonders if he's really such a wonderful guy and attacks him. As his attack punctures Alibaba's chest, he hugs himself in pain, with Morgiana close to him. He then watches Aladdin and Judar's fight, stunned by what he hears or sees.
When Ugo is out of control, Morgiana saves Aladdin from Judar, and Alibaba attacks him, breaking his Borg with Amon's flames. Judar complains that it hurt and adds he forgot about Alibaba being Dungeon Capturer. Judar quickly sends Alibaba, as well as others, flying, until he's defeated by Ugo. Ugo then uses Heat Magic, from which Alibaba is saved by Morgiana. When the eight Princess of the Kou Empire, Kougyoku Ren, appears, he fights alongside the others with Engi, Enshin and Entai, sent by Kougyoku.
After the battle, he sits alone in the room with the memories of Judar haunting him. He ponders about his own lack of power to help anyone, and even though he does have Metal Vessel,if he can't use it in critical moments, there's no meaning to having it at all. He feels angry at himself for being angry. While changing his bandages, he says it's not even time for being injured and he is everywhere. He notices he's wounded even in privates parts of his body and decides to check it. While lying on the bed with his bottom completely exposed, Morgiana comes into his room asking how are his wounds. Seeing her, he screams. When she, also screaming, asks what is he doing, he explains he was just checking his wounds.
Later, she reassures him if it's bandaging, he should have left it to her. He answers that injuries like this are nothing at all and orders her to hurry up, since he need to help as well. He then asks about Aladdin's condition. She answers he looked very tired so he's probably worried, but Alibaba says it's not the case. He recalls that the same thing happened in Amon's Dungeon. The two of them decide to go and check up on him, only to notice him in a very bad shape. Terrified, they quickly comes closer to him. Sinbad then comes and tells them to take the flute away from him. Aladdin is confirmed alive, but Alibaba, worried, asks what happened, since it's even worse that in the Dungeon. When Sinbad answers it's because he overused his Magoi to help Ugo, Alibaba gets emotional and tells them that for Aladdin, Ugo isn't only flute but a very important friend.
After that, the Fog Troupe's members ask Alibaba what they will do from now on. Alibaba can't find an answer, so he's saved by Sinbad. Later, while helping the injured, he again thinks of himself as being useless as can't even calm everyone down. He then thinks that if it was Cassim, he would manage to do it. As he wonders where Cassim went after Sinbad joined the Fog Troupe, he's notified about the imperial army starting their attack on them. He quickly notices Barkak with them and wants to know why Balbadd's General is there. Shortly after, Sahbmad shows himself.
Alibaba goes to Barkak, surprises that he seems him. Barkak recalls the times Alibaba was his student. Then, Alibaba asks Sahbmad why did he come to such a place, but Sahbmad, instead of replying, while shivering, says that Alibaba is really amazing. He tells him that he even can't stop shiver with this many strangers around. Barkak grabs his shoulder to calm him down, and explains Alibaba that the Deputy King come to him even in this state. Then Sinbad comes and realizes that it was Sahbmad who was leaking information to the Fog Troupe. He says he has no affiliation with that group and he doing this only because Alibaba was there, surprising him. He says he believed that if Alibaba was there, he could do something for this country, as Alibaba could always do things that Sahbmad couldn't. He says he wanted Alibaba to stop Ahbmad. Sinbad asks why is he fearing his brother. Sahbmad starts saying something no one can understand, so Barkak explains Balbadd's bad situation. When it's clear that Ahbmad want to sell citizens as slaves, Sinbad asks if Ahbmad has fallen that low. In the end, Sahbmad says that he doesn't understand it either and adds that not only Ahbmad, but the rest of officials as well have been spending money like it's nothing. Then, Alibaba looks at Morgiana and seems surprised when she asks Sahbmad if the reason why he's here is to asks them for a help, and when he nods, she tells Alibaba to do it. Then, Sahbmad tells about arranged marriage of Ahbmad with one of the Kou Empire's princesses and grabs Alibaba's shoulder, begging him to stop their brother. He starts crying and adds that if it's him, he wouldn't be able to do anything. Barkak then takes Sahbmad as it's time for them to return home.
Alibaba then goes to unconsciousness Aladdin and tells him what happened. He asks if he's really the right person to save everyone and brings real heroes, like Sinbad, to the topic. He says how amazing Sinbad is and that he can't even compare to him, asking sleeping Aladdin if it's right.
Later, he sits along with Morgiana and Ja'far , and listens to what Sinbad has to say. He learns about the Kou Empire's expansion which happened recently, and about Judar. Alibaba then asks what "Magi" is, to which he also gets an answer. Sinbad also briefly tells them about himself. Then, he tells about Ahbmad and Balbadd's connections with the Kou Empire. After realizing that Ahbmad and Kou are the real threat to Balbadd, Morgiana and Alibaba take their leave. However, Alibaba is stopped by Sinbad.
Sinbad says to Alibaba that he had heard a lot great things about him from his father, Rashid Saluja. He concludes that it must have been Rukh's Guidance to meet him as a fellow Dungeon Capturer. Alibaba declines his value telling Sinbad that he conquered the Dungeon using Aladdin's strength, not his own. He adds that Amon's power didn't make any harm to Sinbad and demand him to stop comparing them. Sinbad tries to push him into different thinking, saying that he has to overcome his lack of confidence, that Balbadd has to be reformed and Alibaba has to become a king, which surprise the main subject of interest greatly. Sinbad promises to support and help him, but Alibaba attempts to stop him, thinking it's impossible to him to be the king. Sinbad tells him about how duty is bestowed on person in the moment he is born, and about Morgiana's, as well as others, expectations of Alibaba.
Alibaba then goes alone the road and thinks about his earlier conversation with Sinbad. Then, he realizes that all people will become slaves while looking at some of them. He's noticed by them and pushed to tell them details, but he's saved by Cassim and his group. He then asks Cassim where he has been when the big problem aroused. Cassim doesn't want to go back since Sinbad is there, saying he's royalty. What's more, Sinbad made fun of the Fog Troupe for which Cassim won't forgive him. Alibaba tries to argue with him saying that Sinbad's strength is required for them right know. However, Cassim answers that besides members of the Fog Troupe, also citizens wish to change Balbadd. Alibaba is terrified when he realizes that Cassim wants to make citizens into army who will bring down the current monarchy. He doesn't want to believe that Cassim is serious about this matter, so he gets introduced to the Weapon Dealer. Alibaba tries to stop him and make him consider number of victims, but Cassim replies that no matter how many will have to sacrifice their lives, the final victory will be theirs. Alibaba watches him horrified. He recalls how he cried over Mariam's death and now he wants to submerge innocents into the sea of blood. Asked if he will go with Cassim, Alibaba says he never heard this will lead to the war. Cassim tells him that if even Alibaba's royal blood wasn't able to shake Ahbmad, the war is the only way. Alibaba doesn't agree and it's they should think of another way. Cassim screams and demands Alibaba to tell him what he plans to do, but Alibaba calmly answers he doesn't know. He however adds he knows he will find an answer. The answer which won't result to a single drop of blood being shed. He asks Cassim to let him change this country. Cassim hits him strongly, so Alibaba gets angry and grabs his clothes. Cassim says that being with him is tiring him out. He then tells Alibaba he has no strength or determination; he's trash despite being the prince. Alibaba then hears that he should disappear from Cassim's eyes and if he still insists on stopping him, the next time they'll meet they'll be enemies. Being completely angered, Alibaba goes straight to Sinbad and asks him to teach him how to use his Djinn. He says he needs a power to protect this country.
During his training, Sinbad explains to Alibaba the proper way to use a Djinn. The flashback occurs where Sinbad asks Alibaba about his sudden change of mind. Alibaba explains he's still not sure whether he's befitting being a king or not, but if there are things he can do now, he wishes to do them. While trying to compress his Djinn into his own body, Alibaba apologizes to Sinbad in his thoughts, saying he can't tell him about Cassim. He thinks that if it's Sinbad, he could have stopped Cassim with an ease, but he doesn't want him to do that, and adds that in spite of the current state of matters, Cassim is still his friend. He wants to stop him himself. After his Magoi runs out, Alibaba asks Sinbad about another method of quickly resupplying it. While Alibaba's Magoi is being restored, Sinbad tells Alibaba about the Djinn Equip. He says that after completing it, he will possess the same outward appearance as Amon, which makes him remember how Amon looks. Alibaba also learns about Magoi Manipulation Sinbad have learned from the Yambala Gladiators. Alibaba seems a little discouraged knowing he can't learn it in the day or two. Then, Alibaba starts training again. Hearing that full body Djinn Equip would be impossible in the limited time he has, Sinbad tells him he should learn Djinn Weapon Equip first and explains what he means by this term.
Some time later, Alibaba sits in Aladdin's room when Morgiana comes in. She asks him if something is wrong, but he reassures her he was just worried about his friend's condition. She then tells him he should have a rest, as he had his training the whole day. Alibaba replies he rested a little and says he has dragged Aladdin into a terrible mess. At first, she doesn't say anything, but then tells him that Aladdin thinks of him as his most respectable friend, surprising him a little. She then reassures him that Aladdin surely doesn't feel he's been dragged into anything. Alibaba then thanks her for it.
After the conversation, Alibaba goes to the Balbadd's Palace's gate. He takes off the cloth that covered his face. He says sorry to Sinbad in his thoughts, as he can't wait any longer, since his friend is preparing a very dangerous plan and someone has to do something before its completion. He then reveals his identity as the third Prince of Balbadd and demands the guards to open the gates. They are unwillingly to do it, but citizens push them to let Alibaba in. Alibaba promises to calm them down if they'll open the gates. When they ask him to make sure if he's the only one who will get in, Alibaba swears on his name as a Prince. He then releases the flames and asks everyone to wait for him, as he will change the country.
He is quickly surrounded by other guards, so he screams to Ahbmad to get down as he wants to talk with him. He is attacked by Engi. He fights at the same level for a while, but soon gets wounded badly. He thinks of his mother who tells him not to cry, and remembers different people telling him their expectations of him. He wonders if he really is so powerless, when he recalls Aladdin saying he's a man of courage. He quickly scolds himself for even thinking like that, remaining himself that power isn't the issue here and his decision to move forward. He's finally able to Djinn Weapon Equips, retaining Amon's Sword, and kills his opponent.
Then, he's attacked by next monsters. He quickly gets rid of them. As he's about to continue forward, Enshin makes his appearance. As he is about to slash him, Morgiana appears and kicks him. She asks him if he doesn't think that coming here alone is a bit too much. As they fight hand to hand, he asks her why she's there. She replies she wishes to become his strength. He says he didn't tell her he was coming there because he knew she would say something like this and asks if she doesn't get that he has to do it alone. She answers she knows and understands it, but adds that fighting these monsters isn't what he has to do. As he realizes that his true aim is Ahbmad, Morgiana offers to fight them in his place, to which he doesn't want to agree. She uses her Battle Cry, smiles and full of pride, says that despite her looks she's actually very strong. He, with a strange expression, says he understands, but adds he knew that already. She then picks him up and throws him over the gate.
As Alibaba runs, he apologizes to Morgiana, but he has to push forward as quickly as possible. In his way stands Entai. Before he can make a final blow, his Magoi runs out. He thinks of the method Sinbad told him, and by using oil, he restores Amol Saiqa. He knows he can only use it one, but after finishing Entai off, no more monster enemies are before him. He charges into Ahbmad's room and screams that this time, he came to settle the score with him.
Markkio notices that he has run out of Magoi, to which Alibaba responds he has no intention of killing Balbadd's citizens. He says he has come to dethrone Ahbmad. Ahbmad orders to kill him, but Alibaba demands people to stand back. He asks them if they think this country can continue being like that. Ahbmad again says to kill him, but he is protected by Sahbmad who stands up and forbids anyone to get between the talk between the King and the third Prince. Sahbmad, being accused of siding with the rebels and starting coup d'etat, clearly says he's discussed everything with Alibaba and now Alibaba is here. He asks his brother to step down the throne. As Ahbmad orders Sahbmad to be killed, Alibaba shields him and asks the soldiers to rethink with who are they're siding, as everyone will become slaves in just a few days, including them. Everyone stays silent besides Ahbmad, who still can't believe what is happening. Sahbmad explains that everyone's heart has left him long ago.
Then, Ahbmad starts laughing hysterically and wants to show his brother what it means to stand before large group of people. Seeing how Sahbmad suffers, Alibaba wants Ahbmad to stop it and says that Sahbmad is not a coward, in contrary to what Ahbmad thinks, but a man of courage, as he put off his own safety and came to the enemy's hideout only to speak to him. Ahbmad gets mad and tries to slash Alibaba with a sword, but Alibaba but he just takes sword into bare hands and, throwing the sword up, slaps Ahbmad. Then, he tells him to step down from a throne. As he tries to still be a king, Kougyoku, whom Sahbmad introduces as probable fiancée of Ahbmad, appears. When Alibaba sees her, he thinks it's now the time to do what he came here for.
Kougyoku says her name and wants to know who is she going to marry, as she hasn't seen the face of the king yet. Markkio says that there's a problem, since they don't know who the current king is. She wants the new king to be quickly chosen. The most obvious answers is the Deputy King, Sahbmad, but he declines and points at Alibaba. Kougyoku asks him if he will become a new king, but he answers he won't. He says he has no right to be one and explains what he meant. When Kougyoku asks what about tomorrow's signing ceremony, he says he wants to discuss about it. Revealing his identity to her, he begins to say. He requests her to destroy the "citizens rights" pact. He says as it was decided by the former King, it has no meaning now. However, Kougyoku says she can't do that and the signing ceremony as well as marriage will happen tomorrow. He says it's impossible, as there won't be new king and today, they will put an end to the monarchy of Balbadd.
He arguments his decision as the will of citizens who don't want a king but to live happily. He then tells everyone about republics he visited. Ahbmad insults him and his idea to destroy the royal family who has been ruling the country for 23 generations, but Alibaba calmly answers him that continuing monarchy is the worst thing that can happen to Balbadd. He also says about royal family and nobles' status will be removed from them, and thus the country will be in hands of citizens. He then says that if it be permitted, he wants to help as well and devote his whole existence to Balbadd. He came here to make Balbadd an outstanding republic citizen state.
Then, Sinbad comes along with the three representatives, Narmes Titi, Parsine Pratemia and Imsisika who wanted to recommend Alibaba as the King of Balbadd. He apologizes to Sinbad for acting on his own, but justifies himself that the lack of the king is the key to save his country. Kougyoku interrupts saying that all the rights, trade etc., all belong to the Kou Empire. Alibaba replies he understands it well and asks her to act as the rights transfer never happened. He says that as the country of Balbadd they're speaking of no longer exist, so the pacts with Kou have no effect anymore. He knows pretty well that all he says is a meaningless quibble, a forced argument as it has completely no relations to the current state of matters, but he still takes a risk. Kougyoku asks him that if she returned, how would he know that her father won't brush her aside. Alibaba realizes that Kougyoku's authority isn't great and she doesn't want to involve herself with something like political marriage anyway. He starts to argue with her saying that if she shows the kindness now, she will reap the fruits in the future. It's still not enough to change her mind, so Sinbad takes an initiative and says that Balbadd is now under the Seven Seas Alliance. He promises to go to see Kou's Emperor personally and explain all the details to him. She eventually agrees to go along with it.
After bidding the representatives a farewell, Sinbad comes to Alibaba and scolds him for being so reckless, for which Alibaba apologizes. Asked what they should do now by Sahbmad, Alibaba gives a detailed plan of doing. Then, he says that he wants Ahbmad to be held in confinement on island, because even if people wanted the death sentence, he doesn't want to kill his own brother. He also says that no one has a right to punish anyone like that anymore, as the law has to be reformed. After that, Markkio interrupts saying that people who want to govern will appear, but he doesn't give him much though as he wants Balbadd to even have a form of one without disparities.
A little later, Alibaba and Sahbmad announce the citizens of new polity of Balbadd. Seeing the reaction of people, he addresses to Aladdin in his thoughts. He says he won't run away from this place anymore, so they have to put off their promise for a little longer. He wants him to wait a bit, as he doesn't want lose at being a "courageous person". Trembling and with tears in his eyes, he says he will never forget this scene of his citizens happy faces and determination. Just then, Cassim and the Fog Troupe appears. Cassim accuses Alibaba of cheating them and voices all of his thoughts regarding this matter. He also makes previously happy people into thinking it's wrong idea after all and that their relatives who died because of this country, won't return. He starts a civil war, much to the horror of Alibaba.
Soldiers wants to know what to do from Sahbmad. He asks Alibaba for instructions. He gives them and then heads to Cassim. He surrounds him with the Wall of Flames. He then asks Cassim what he is doing, when monarchy has ended. He demands answers when his friend stays silent. He then fights them when he gets attacked, until Cassim asks him if the children of the royal family should live as royalty, confusing Alibaba. He adds that brats from slums should live the whole life in slums. Then, one of his subordinates catches him in Kokubaku Mutou. Cassim creates a big black ball while saying that everyone has the right to be king, making Alibaba realize that it's what Cassim wanted all along. He promises to not allow anything else to be swallowed by his selfish ambitions.
He then activates Amol Saiqa which cuts trough anything with its heat. He then heads toward Cassim's head and orders Cassim to withdraws his troops, but he replies that he'd rather dies. Alibaba, after a little moment of hesitation, takes his sword and tries to slash him, but before doing so, he withdraws Amol Saiqa and cries, saying that can't do it to his friend, calling him an idiot. He begs him to withdraw his troops to stop this rebellion. Cassim answers he's really soft and promises to surrender. After a while he stabs himself and transforms into Black Djinn.
Alibaba is stunned seeing something like this. He can't believe what he sees and seems to not hear even Morgiana's screams. When Morgiana kicks it and leaves it to him to kill it, he asks if it's Cassim, but when he attacks him, he slashes him and manages to cut off one of his arms. As Alibaba is about to attack one more time, Cassim supplies his Black Rukh and recovers. He notices that Cassim targets Balbadd's Palace and tries to stop him, but Sinbad does it first. He then tells Alibaba to cut him, as his sword will be able to do it. As he says that he's the only one who can save this country now, Alibaba prepares to kill him.
Alibaba tries to pierce him, but isn't able to, even when his Djinn Weapon Equip evolves. He gets repelled toward a wall. Sinbad tells him it's Gravity Magic. Alibaba tries to attack once more, but he is attracted to him. Military comes in to help him and Sinbad helps him concentrate even more power into his sword. As he's about to cut him, Judar appears and attacks him. Alibaba realizes it's the worst that could happen, since his Magoi is depleted and he has a little strength left.
Judar attacks Alibaba with his Ice Magic, but Morgiana is able to rescue him. Then, Alibaba asks her to throw him up. She tries to stop him because of the increasing number of enemies and the lack of the injuries in it. She doesn't want to let him do it even more when he wants to even exhaust his Magoi, because she's aware it may lead to his death. He shouts that he can't let the things everyone protected so much be destroyed and pleads her until she decides to do as he says. However, the only thing it does is cutting his sword. He begs her to throw him again, since he's still alive and Amon's sword is still there, which she eventually does. He continues attacking like that until Aladdin comes and saves him.
He watches Aladdin's fight with Judar and feels that he is stronger. He is really surprised when Aladdin says he can't win. Aladdin then addresses to Alibaba that he need his help, but Alibaba has no Magoi nor sword left. Aladdin comes to calm him down, and shows him that he has lit a hope in everyone's hearts, which touches him and makes him cry. Aladdin then brings back the Rukh of dead people to guide Alibaba and Cassim. He then uses Har-Har Infigar on Alibaba and helps him restore his sword. Alibaba then penetrates inside Cassim and goes to his rukh through to Aladdin's Wisdom of Solomon.
As he arrives there, Aladdin explains him that Cassim should be there. He notices him instantly and hears it's the form Cassim's rukh has taken. Alibaba wants to talk with Cassim once again, but gets rejected by him and hears that the person Cassim hated the most is him, at which he flinches. Cassim shows him that he hated him the whole time since the very day of Alibaba's last day in the slums. He says he always wanted to push Alibaba into the abyss of despair, but his radiance didn't disappear. Cassim then screams asking if he's the only one fated to be born as trash. Alibaba doesn't understand what he means, so Cassim continues saying that the difference between them is too big. Even after the death of Alibaba's mother, they weren't the same, since Alibaba tried to live as honestly as possible, while Cassim stole and did other bad things. When it was clear that Alibaba was a prince, he noticed that the gap between them is even bigger. He thought it's unfair that person's fate is decided before their birth and, as a consequence, cursed it.
Cassim's rukh then stabs Alibaba's, which makes Cassim's thoughts flow inside Alibaba. Seeing how Cassim thought he always lived in radiance, he punches him saying he's wrong, as he only wanted to survive and did a dirty things as well. He screams at Cassim and tells him not to assume and force the things upon him. Cassim says he doesn't want to lose to him, but Alibaba tells him there's no need to something like winning or losing between them. Cassim recalls when Alibaba said to Sinbad before that he's no different from them, but wonders how people can be the same and continues to argument his statement. He eventually stabs Alibaba. Alibaba starts crying, thinking it's frustrating and pitiful. He wonders how could he not realize how Cassim felt before. However, he adds he probably did realize it, but afraid, was always running away. He thinks that it might indeed be that everyone is different, but he thinks of it as sorrowful. Yet, if it's true, he wonders what he can do to let everyone live in a happiness. Cassim, who gets all Alibaba's feelings, starts crying as well and says he only wanted to live on the same level as him.
Then, the Djinn starts crumbling. Cassim reassures Alibaba he can still return alive. Alibaba says he come to save him, but for Cassim the though is enough already. Cassim then apologizes to all people who were dragged into it and regrets that he and Alibaba couldn't talk out thing properly earlier. Cassim starts a question, but at first Alibaba doesn't understand what he meant. Cassim then lets his rukh to went through Alibaba and shows him all thing he has no idea about. Alibaba curses that only hardships are in his memories, but there is a warm there as well. Then, he remembers Cassim starting asking the same question as the moment earlier and realizes now what it was. He screams if it isn't obvious that they are friends.
Right after that, the Djinn crumbles and Alibaba is left only with dead body of Cassim. He cries like a newborn for a long time, holding his friend's body. Then, he laments he let so many people die and couldn't even do anything to save Cassim, so Aladdin brings back Cassim's rukh to let Alibaba ask him personally. At first however, he brings back his parents rukh and explains to him that even after their death, it's not a farewell and they will always watch and protect him. Then, Cassim and Mariam appears before him. Aladdin asks if he still thinks that he couldn't save him, to which Alibaba tears up again as he watches them. A little later, Morgiana comes and hugs them, crying out happily knowing that they were alive and alright.
6 months after the events in Balbadd. At first Alibaba and Aladdin were depressed over losing their friends and country, but by the time Sinbad came back to Sindria, they had starting feeling better and despite refusing to eat at first, grew very fat. Alibaba comes to greet Sinbad who points it out immediately. He seems to not notice it earlier but quickly adds that every dish in Sindria is delicious. He then explains that he decided, for sake of Cassim, to pull himself together. He asks Sinbad to tell him if there's something he can do, because he wants to prevent another situation similar to that of Balbadd's. Sinbad thinks that even if he's little fatter, that doesn't change a thing, and curing depression with eating is not that uncommon anyway. When he sees Aladdin however, he orders both of them to run and to lose their weight. Several weeks later, Alibaba comes back to his normal weight.
Later, Sinbad reveals his hope for Aladdin and Alibaba to lend their strength to Sindria, just like Eight Generals, in order to fight Al-Thamen and "abnormalities of the world". He states that it was Al-Thamen that somewhat led Balbadd into civil war and now they want to do the same to the entire world. Alibaba trembles a little which is immediately noticed by Aladdin, but he says that he's fine. After the break, Sinbad says that current Alibaba and Aladdin are way to weak to fight them.
A little later, the two of them are introduced to Yamraiha. They are amazing by her beauty and air of someone gentle. However, their image is brutally destroyed when Aladdin sexually harass her. Then, Alibaba witnesses Aladdin receive a little training from Yamraiha. He's amazed to see what magic can do. After that, he thinks of Aladdin as someone amazing and displays his lack of confidence by trying to compare himself to him. Then, Sinbad, accompanied by Morgiana, comes and takes him with them. He asks Alibaba if he has done any progress with mastering his Djinn Equip, and sees Alibaba's broken sword. Sinbad says him that this sword is completely unusable, so he just has to choose a new one. Asked where he had obtained his old one, as Metal Vessel must be something important to its user, he explains that it was bought by money earned from his first successful trade negotiations, which his father happened to see. He was told that Balbadd is trading center and to continue training. After completing his story, he quickly adds that this knife was just something cheap, but he regret that it broke. Sinbad decides to give him a sword he received from previous King of Balbadd. Alibaba takes it.
After obtaining his new Metal Vessel, he, along with Sinbad and Morgiana, goes to find a Vessel for Morgiana. He finds out that people like her can become Household Members, in this case, she would borrow power from Alibaba's Djinn, Amon. Morgiana is down that she never worn any kind of jewelery, so Alibaba recommends her two devilish-looking manifers. Morgiana seems kind of happy and asks him if it suits her, to which he responds that she looks very strong. He's shocked when she brings her old shackles and wants to use them as her Household Vessel and he doesn't change his expression hearing that they are filled with the kindness of her most important people, meaning Aladdin, Goltas and Alibaba.
Soon after, Alibaba voices his wish to transfer Amon as soon as possible and asks Sinbad if he could be his teacher. Sinbad answers that there is someone much better at swordplay than him, but before saying anything more, they are called because the Southern Creature attacked Sindria. Both Alibaba and Morgiana are surprised seeing the reaction of people around them. After meeting with Aladdin, they are shown Sharrkan defeating the monster. Alibaba is stunned seeing how beautifully Sharrkan plated it, and comments that he's very skillful. After that, Sharrkan is officially introduced to Alibaba as his new fencing teacher. Even though Sharrkan is very happy that Alibaba wants to improve his swordplay, he can't even remember his name. Yamraiha warns Alibaba to not be infected by Sharrkan's idioticy, then they start fighting. Alibaba is stunned at this situation, and can't believe when these two wants to compete and check whose disciple is better. Sharrkan wants to drag Alibaba to train immediately, but Sinbad stops them and says they have a celebration tonight.
During Mahrajan Festival, Alibaba says to Sinbad that this feast is incredible. He is then said to go and enjoy the festival. He soon meets Aladdin who was masked and gets his own mask from him. He then gets flowers from some girl and begins to wonder where Morgiana is. Then the girl takes off the mask and reveals herself to be Morgiana in person. He is dumbfounded by her appearance. Morgiana explains why she's dressed like this, and Aladdin comments that it really suits her. In the end, he is able to confirm and says she looks so beautiful that he though she was someone else. When she turns around, he can't wonders if he's said something wrong.
Alibaba asks Morgiana then whether it's alright for her to be with them, because she wanted to go back to the Dark Continent before. He wants explains that it's possible to take a direct ship from Reim Empire. She responds that she wants to fight with Al-Thamen alongside Aladdin and Alibaba and asks for their permission. Alibaba, shocked, thinks it's a little too much to asks that, but Aladdin asks if he isn't glad and happily answers that she can if she wants to. After hearing that, without any more doubts, he answers that Aladdin is right. Then they are seeing Morgiana dancing. He loudly says she's beautiful, but quickly tells other girls that they're beautiful as well.
Later, he goes a little away from Mahrajan's place with Aladdin. He asks him what he thinks of Al-Thamen. Alibaba says he cannot forgive them for what they've done to Cassim and how they induced him to believe he was a trash. He then adds that he also can't forgive himself because he wasn't able to stop him before their final confrontation. He is sure that no matter what you did, people can't become a trash and if there are more people like that, he wants to stop them. He states that he wants to fight for this reason. Aladdin says he will fight along with him, as to clear darkness was a reason for his birth. They also says that Sinbad is incredible as king. However, Aladdin says that Alibaba will become like that too; that one day in a distant future, he will become a king. Alibaba is speechless. During they way back, Alibaba still wonders about his small friend's words. He apologizes for delaying this topic for so long and says that Aladdin is incredible, waiting for him to realize this kind of things. Aladdin asks what is he talking about but adds to take care of him in the future as well.
After that, they meet up with Morgiana and others. Sinbad properly introduces Eight Generals to them. He explains Morgiana what is a Gladiator, since Masrur was introduced as such. He is stunned when he sees Hinahoho, and stops Aladdin from going to Drakon's wife. After mentioning everyone, Sinbad says that Eight Generals are people in situation similar to that of Alibaba. He realizes that there are people with their own problems from another countries, that are living in Sindria in harmony with each other. During blessing for Sinbad, he is amazed by fireworks. Aladdin says that Sindria is a small island and a big country and Alibaba clearly agrees. In the morning, Sinbad announces to him that one of Kou Empire's royal family, Prince Hakuryuu Ren will come to Sindria to study. Alibaba is then requested to carefully supervise him, even if it might be hard for him because of Balbadd's situation. Alibaba agrees.
After some time of strict training under Sharrkan, Amon finally moves to his new Metal Vessel. Alibaba thinks to himself that Sharrkan is like a different person during training. Sharrkan wants Alibaba to attack him with his Djinn Weapon Equip, but all his attacks are blocked. Sharrkan voices his disappointment and points out that there's better way of using his Djinn Weapon Equip, as currently Amon's sword isn't good enough for Alibaba. The youngest Saluja doesn't fully understands what he meant by this though. Then, Sharrkan wants to take Alibaba on a drink, not caring about his objections and the will to continue training.
Then, Alibaba is present when the ship with Hakuryuu and Kougyoku reaches Sindria. He watches with a curiosity when Kougyoku accused Sinbad of shaming her. After things quieted down, he and Aladdin go to meet Hakuryuu. Seeing Hakuryuu expressing his gratefulness for helping his sister, Alibaba thinks that he didn't expect such a nice guy. Hakuryuu then is called, so he apologizes for not being able to talk with Alibaba much and wants to do so on the next occasion. Alibaba then thinks for a while, so Aladdin asks him what's wrong. Alibaba answers that Hakuryuu reminded him of someone, but he couldn't figure out who.
After that, they meet up with Morgiana, who brought her newly made Household Vessel. Aladdin wants her to try them out. She puts it on her feet and tries to kick, but she ensnares Alibaba and Aladdin. Morgiana gets a little down, so Alibaba asks her what is wrong. She explains it's because no matter where she puts them, they are only ornaments and she doesn't know how to use them in a fight. Aladdin asks her what she wants to do with it and she replies that she wants a strength that will be useful for the two of them. Alibaba says she's strong enough, but remembers that he was able to fight with the enemy in the air thanks to her throw. Aladdin adds he was saved by her mid-air as well and that it's incredible when she's with them, because it's like they have wings. She thinks about something, smiles and says to them that she will become their wings. Alibaba is worried about what she might have imagined.
When Alibaba, Morgiana and Aladdin are training, they are interrupted by Hakuryuu and Kougyoku. Kougyoku wants to become, at least temporarily, Aladdin's ally and he agrees, but soon the two of them starts fighting. Morgiana follows them, leaving Hakuryuu and Alibaba alone. Alibaba explains that a lot happened between them in Balbadd. Hakuryuu asks what about him, and suggest not to hide his hatred for Hakuryuu, even though he doesn't expect Alibaba to just go and speak honestly with a foe. Alibaba says he doesn't hide anything, but Hakuryuu still thinks otherwise, saying that his country did and probably does even now, horrible things to Balbadd, as the one dispatched in Balbadd as western campaign governor is first Prince of Kou Empire, Kouen Ren. He then explains how strong and fearsome Kouen is, then adds that he was prepared to be hated from a Prince from enemy country. Alibaba, however, clearly states that he decided not to hate Hakuryuu, shocking him. Then, he says not to worry because Hakuryuu is not his enemy; Hakuryuu didn't do anything after all. He happily adds to, someday, speak frankly with each other, confusing Hakuryuu even more.
During their trip to the Dungeon Zagan, Alibaba and Aladdin have fun with dolphins, which are obedient thanks to the Pisti's Household Vessel. After spending time on playing, Aladdin thanks Pisti for enable them such an entertainment, but she asks him why he doesn't call her "Miss". She explains that despite her appearance, she's actually year older than Alibaba, which surprises him deeply. She notices it and adds that she also has much more experience than him. Next, they are called for lunch, prepared by Hakuryuu. Alibaba is amazed because of his skills. Morgiana then comments she imagined quite a different person, and Alibaba agrees, voicing his astonishment for him going with them. Then, he recalls what Sinbad told to them before going from Sindria. Aladdin bursts on his thoughts, saying that he can see an island. After that, Pisti explains that the island they're close to is not part of Sindria's territory, so they should behave. Then, Alibaba remembers Sinbad's words that someone he knows well will wait there for him.
After a while, the group arrives at the island. There Alibaba meets his older brothers, Ahbmad and Sahbmad. Alibaba is speechless at first, but soon starts laughing happily. He then asks Sahbmad what they are doing now and finds out they're part of Sindria's archeology group. A little later, some Torran kids offers Aladdin and Hakuryuu flowers, but Sahbmad quickly explains that it's not for free. Alibaba thinks he was doing the same thing in the past, while living in slums. Then, Alibaba is stunned seeing Ahbmad giving recompense to children, but still thanks him. His brother says it's not needed, since they don't want any problems with local people because otherwise, they wouldn't be allowed to continue they're research on Torran's culture. Alibaba comments that Ahbmad is zealous about this job. Ahbmad states he decided this is the best thing he can do right now. Alibaba says that he has somewhat changed. Sahbmad smiles and says that their oldest brother had the chance to contemplate about many things, and this time he wants to talk about these things with Alibaba and Aladdin. Next, the group heads toward Village Chief to get a permission to enter the Dungeon. When they don't get one, Alibaba protests that they've already conquered a Dungeon, and in the end, they are allowed to go. After a little more talk, Alibaba and the rest meets three merchants, Dunya Musta'sim, Isaac and Ithnan.
Next morning, the group boards a boat and heads toward Zagan's island. As they finally get to the place, Aladdin asks how they will come back, and Alibaba answers he told them he would light up a fire as soon as they're done, but Morgiana says she will carry them from one reef to another. Alibaba and Aladdin notices she has put her shackles on her arms, and she nods with a sentence that they still can't do anything particular.
After that, the company climbs up wondering if they're arrived. When they finally sees Zagan, Alibaba, who seems quite tired, notices that something is wrong with Morgiana. She replies that she saw something shining and right after that, they're pulled to the Dungeon's sacred gate. Alibaba is instantly reminded of what happened in Amon's Dungeon and is determinant to conquer the Dungeon this time as well. However, he hears Amon's voice who doesn't want to do it. Amon then asks Alibaba what are his intentions, and whether he wants to have an affair with another Djinn as well. Amon complains questioning Alibaba, if he's dissatisfied with him. Alibaba thinks that at first Amon gave him an impression of powerful Djinn and now wonders if he always was such a whinny and jealous old man, who's even sulking right now. After that, Amon explains that there is no need for Alibaba to have more than one Metal Vessel, and, what's more, he doesn't have ability to have them anyway, since Alibaba's Magoi is too low for this. Alibaba is quite depressed hearing it, but Amon adds that he carries unusual potential with him. He says that Alibaba often risked his life for others and he, as his humble servant, decided to devote his power to such a master. Amon then tells Alibaba to complete his Djinn Equip. Alibaba thanks Amon as he runs toward him. After that, he sleeps thinking he's calm, feels like he became bigger and wonders if it's the feeling of becoming one with Amon. He thinks that he is held by arms of a strong, magnificent hero. When he regains his consciousness, he notices he it was Morgiana who held him, and is a little embarrassed of what he thought. He then asks where they are, and Morgiana explains they're right before the staring point. She then picks up the other three to take them down, and Hakuryuu starts complaining about how heavy they must be, but Alibaba calms him down by saying that otherwise she'll punch him.
Alibaba is amazed by Dungeon Zagan's appearance. He comments he has heard only bad thing about it, but it's beautiful. He talks with Aladdin about this, showing how happy he is. Then, the group meets a talking turtle and he is quite surprised about it. He quickly remembers that it should be normal that such creatures exists in the Dungeon. After that, they see how the monsters live, and Alibaba comments that they have communal system of livelihood, similar to theirs. He exclaims that this place isn't weird and they should be able to conquer this Dungeon easily, as long as they will keep its rules.
Then, the group encounters a Giant Bear. Alibaba reassures them that there's nothing to fear from it, but soon gets attacked. Alibaba slashes the Bear with Amol Saiqa, and Aladdin finishes the battle with Har-Har Infigar. After that, Alibaba asks Hakuryuu if he's alright as he's face is pale, but Hakuryuu answers that he is. When Hakuryuu thanks for the help, Alibaba comments he is too serious. Soon after, the group finds out that a Torran's girl, Tiare, who wanted to come with them to rescue her parents, followed them after all. When Hakuryuu apologizes for it, Alibaba says he's so serious that it's troublesome. He then gets closer to Tiare, and in the Torran Language reassures her that they are strong and will successfully conquer this Dungeon. However, Zagan appears and says that he won't let it happen. He then takes Tiare, but before Alibaba and Hakuryuu can do anything, Amon borrows Alibaba's Magoi and materializes. Alibaba watches their talk. After that, he talks with Amon. After a few sentences, Amon bids Alibaba farewell, saying they won't meet for a while. Then he says he will soon give birth, leaving Alibaba totally stunned, who later comments it was a little gross.
The company enters to the next room and meets docile rabbit-like creatures, which are sitting on flying cubes. Alibaba, Aladdin, Morgiana and Hakuryuu decide to go that way, but Zagan raises the level of the Dungeon and creatures becomes furious. As they are protected by Borg, Alibaba tries to cuts them with Amol Saiqa, which works. However, Alibaba has a low amount of Magoi left and he can't reach them since they're floating, so Aladdin does a quick job with them using Har-Har Rasas, and, by the end of the fight, Alibaba comes in and defeats them, as Magicians play a supporting role.
After the fight, Alibaba asks Aladdin what was this new move, and Aladdin explains it like a Magician would, but quickly adds that this is what Yamraiha told him. Alibaba takes him and lightly hits him for fun. Then, Hakuryuu requests that the group could let him conquer this Dungeon without lending him their powers. He says he has to do it alone and asks Alibaba to not pretend that he understands him, when he tells him that he knows how he feels. Former Balbadd's Prince wants to tell him his story, but they are interrupted by Zagan, who decides to divide them into two groups. Alibaba is paired with Aladdin. When they are under attack by Zagan's Golems, he quickly slashes them with Amol Saiqa. He is wondering how Hakuryuu and Morgiana are doing. After the split paths ended, the four is reunited again. Hakuryuu, who lost consciousness, wakes up, and Alibaba says he looks like he was having a nightmare. Seeing Hakuryuu's state, he worries if he's really alright.
After some time Zagan once again appears and says there's someone who drags them down, meaning Hakuryuu. When Kou's Prince starts crying, Alibaba is completely shocked along with the others. When Alibaba tries to calm his down, Hakuryuu cries out asking why someone so irresponsible, who even abandoned his own country, is so strong. Morgiana, hearing this insult tries to fight him back, and so does Aladdin, but both of them are quickly taken aback. Later, when Hakuryuu finally calms down a little, Alibaba tries to approach him and says he can't do everything alone. However, Hakuryuu starts badmouthing him again, concluding he's different from him and has to do it alone. Alibaba gets a little angry and tells him about his past mistakes, which included not borrowing other people's strength and letting many people die, including Cassim. While trembling, he says there surely was a way to save him and because he wasn't able to find it, he killed it. Saying that, he starts crying as well. While trying to wipe his tears out, he tells him that he just wants to say that people can't do everything by themselves, and Hakuryuu says he understands. Then he asks them if they will let him fight alongside them, and Alibaba replies positively with a smile.
Next, Alibaba and company, after eating, discuss what they will do if the food runs out. They also talks about how creatures in Dungeon resembles humans. Not much later Zagan explains to them that they indeed are humans. Alibaba, as well as other, looks terrified. He decides to fight Zagan and everyone else agrees. They starts fighting. Morgiana notices that atmosphere between Alibaba and Hakuryuu is now much better. When she gets carries away, Alibaba reprimands her for it, but she answers she's really happy.
The group finally finds Zagan's body. Alibaba, provoked, slashes his head and makes everyone surprised it went so easy. In the next moment, they are proven wrong. Zagan makes multiple versions of himself and hurts Alibaba and Hakuryuu. Aladdin proposes to retreat for the moment and Morgiana agrees, taking two Princes with her. When they try to run away, Zagan split a ground and they fall down. Zagan warms them that it's his real body and if they fall in his mouth, his gastric juices will kill him. Aladdin unfurls his Turban, but it hooks on branches and they keeps falling. Morgiana is unable to caught them at first, but soon her Household Vessel activates. She catches them with chains from her shackles from one arm and keeps herself in the wall thanks to the other one. They are successfully able to come back to the place they started falling from.
After that, Morgiana decides to fight Zagan herself, surprising Aladdin and Alibaba. After the sound of fight quietens, men go to her. Alibaba nervously holds her, tries to wake her up and asks what happened, while Aladdin is wiping her blood. He comments that she doesn't seem to have any Magoi left, so she used too much Magoi on that move and that she probably didn't have much Magoi to begin with. Hakuryuu says that if you do something like that, you could even lose your life. What's more, she can't recover by herself and has to see a doctor, terrifying Alibaba even more. Morgiana wakes up and tries to stand, but is quickly stopped. She weakly says that she it's hard to believe she could finally be use to everyone and falls asleep again, leaving Alibaba trembling. He takes her hand says she did enough and assures her to immediately takes her from there and heal her. Hakuryuu asks how since they killed the Djinn, but Aladdin tells them it wasn't real Djinn. Alibaba leaves Morgiana in Hakuryuu's arms and goes to Aladdin. Then, Fake Zagan appears along with Tiare. Alibaba prepares to fight him, but is stopped by him, who explains who he is. After hearing it was only a trick, Alibaba gets angry. However, he soon calms down when he hears they will be taken to the Treasure Room.
Fake Zagan explains the way but is suddenly killed by unknown people from faraway spot. Aladdin orders the group to quickly head toward the Treasure Room. Alibaba wonders what happened to Aladdin, whose forehead started shining. Then the whole company starts running, but before they could do open the door, they were stopped by three merchants they met before: Dunya, Isaac and Ithnan, who happens to be from Al-Thamen. Ithnan says that since the Balbadd's incident, Aladdin and Alibaba were the objective of their interest. Alibaba recalls Balbadd's battles and realizes who they are. He then pass Morgiana to Hakuryuu.
Dunya officially introduces herself as the princess of Musta'sim Kingdom and Isaac as her knight. She looks happy when she notices that Alibaba knows her country, but he says he heard it was destroyed by Magnostadt. When Aladdin declines the offer to let Dunya obtain Zagan, she aims at Hakuryuu, Morgiana and Tiare, but misses them. She exclaims she will kill them all with her Dark Metal Vessel, which annoys Alibaba. Then, Dunya stabs herself with the Dark Metal Vessel. Alibaba watches it terrified, remembering that Cassim had the same expression as she.
Dunya starts her attack. Aladdin protects Alibaba with Borg. Alibaba wants to help him, but is stopped by Isaac. He has many problems with him, as Isaac swordplay is at highest level, and Alibaba can't cut him. Isaac yawns saying that Alibaba is way too slow and wonders why Aladdin chose him instead of Dunya. Realizing that Isaac's skills are exceeding his, he recalls Sharrkan's words about how his sword doesn't suit him. He dismiss his Djinn Weapon Equip, concentrates and changes it into new version, Amon's Royal Sword. Because this sword is much lighter and suits Alibaba more, he can finally use royal swordplay he learned in Balbadd freely, as its his weapon, not a sword. Isaac thinks it's still not enough and slightly hurts Alibaba, but is then cut with Alibaba's slashes.
Alibaba then joins Aladdin, but soon are attacked by Ithnan who doesn't want them to end it quickly. Dunya changes her form from the Black Djinn to the Black Djinn Equip. She starts attacking mostly Aladdin, so Alibaba interferes and cuts chains she tied him with. Dunya then orders Isaac to fight again, and he activates his Household Metal, Al-Qaus Kauza. He is so fast, that Alibaba can't keep up at all. Aladdin protects him and suggest fighting to stall time. After that, Hakuryuu joins them. Then, Dunya summons her Extreme Magic, Rea Bard. Before its full activation, Alibaba fights Isaac again. He still can't do much damage and begins to curse, since he promised to help his friends because he is strong, remembering what he has said to Sinbad and Tiare, and recalls Morgiana's bad state as well. However, it still doesn't change anything, and when Isaac almost pierces him, Hakuryuu protects him and it's his arm which gets pierced. He gives Aladdin a sign who uses Sharrar Raqi. Nevertheless, Isaac is still alive, so Alibaba slashes him only to find out, that he is empty in the inside. Then, Rea Bard activates.
Alibaba, Aladdin and Hakuryuu are still alive thanks to Aladdin's Sharrar Sarab, which used steam created by Sharrar Raqi. Then, Dunya wants Isaac to defeat them, and so he tries. However, even he is running out of Magoi and his speed decreases. Alibaba takes the occasion and cuts his head, which happens to be empty as well. Aladdin explains that Isaac is just a doll made of iron sand, which moved thanks to Dunya's magnetic power. Isaac can't stand and becomes just a sand. It break Dunya and she starts crying. Alibaba, confused, wonders who are they, since they might have been used for some reasons, just like Cassim. Aladdin then uses Wisdom of Solomon to find turn of fate, "falling into depravity" in her memories. All memories are seen by Alibaba and others. Aladdin then brings Issac's rukh to Dunya and explains to Alibaba and Hakuryuu the meaning of fate, rukh's guidance. Dunya's rukh turns white.
Alibaba takes Morgiana, who is in even worse shape, as the group runs toward the Treasure Room. As only getting out of the Dungeon might help her, Alibaba picks his Metal Vessel up and begs Amon for help in finding Zagan. He is able to do it and Zagan appears. Much to the astonishment of the quartet, Zagan apologizes to Aladdin for what his creatures did. Besides, he also gives Morgiana some of his magoi and she's getting better. Alibaba thinks that, unlike his copies, the real one is really kind, and then Zagan barfs on him. While trying to clean himself, Alibaba thinks that Zagan is detestable after all.
Zagan chooses for his King, Hakuryuu. Hakuryuu doesn't fully agree, and Zagan notices that he thinks that Alibaba would be better as his master. Zagan however says that he wouldn't work under the same master as Amon, and above all, Alibaba wasn't even able to master Amon. Alibaba thinks he's right, since this time his only accomplishment was his Djinn Weapon Equip. He then thinks that Sharrkan, who wanted him to be the best, will kill him for sure. Then, he watches with a smile as Tiare finds her parents, wants to take all treasures from the Dungeon, and asks Hakuryuu if he's wasn't poisoned when he was bitten by the snake.
During their come back, Alibaba is alone. He wishes they weren't separated this time. When he arrives, he sees what Al-Thamen members, who came to kill him and Aladdin, has done. He notices that all his friends have been injured. Aladdin can barely talk, but he tries to explain the situation to Alibaba. Aladdin ends the story with saying that he was able to block Al-Thamen's attacks for a while, but he used too much stamina for Wisdom of Solomon. When Zurmudd activates his Extreme Magic, Al-Yad, he covers Morgiana. Thanks to it, Morgiana wounds are lighter then these of her comrades, and she can protect them for a while. Zurmudd quickly finishes her off, but then Masrur, Sharrkan and Yamraiha appear to save them.
Alibaba, who is too weakened to even stand, apologizes to Sharrkan. His master takes his hand and reassures him that they did a good job with capturing Zagan. Alibaba attentively watches only Sharrkan's fight and occasionally comments which swordsman is better. When Sharrkan gets hurt, Alibaba defends him until Sharrkan activates his Household Vessel, Foraz Saiqa. After he defeats Byoln, Alibaba stays with him during Yamraiha and Apollonius's battle. Later, Sharrkan asks Alibaba how he possibly could lose against someone like that, and Alibaba, scared, apologizes. Masrur points out that Sharrkan is injured as well and he starts moving and hitting him, so Alibaba reprimands him that his wound will open.
After coming back from the Dungeon Zagan, Alibaba and the rest of his group are warmly welcomed by the citizens. He is especially happy of Sinbad's praise. He tells him that it's Hakuryuu who obtained Zagan. During Dungeon Conqueror's Banquet, Alibaba sits along with Yamraiha and Sharrkan, and watches Aladdin fooling around. After Hakuryuu loses his arm and Ithnan appears, he fights along with Sharrkan and Aladdin to defeat him. Unfortunately, he and Sinbad get cursed by Ithnan. Ithnan explains that it's "invitation letter" from "Father", who orders them to surrender and become Black Kings. He then says that this curse will possess their blood vessels and dye their Rukh black. They will fall into depravity. Soon after, Ithnan retreats. Later, Alibaba sits in the same room as Aladdin, Sinbad and his Eight Generals. He asks what they should do with this curse. Sinbad reassures the rest of gathered that curses don't exist and it's most probably magic, what Yamraiha confirms. However, as she's never seen such a magic which directly attacks other people's Magoi, she can't undo it. Aladdin says he will do it.
A little later, Alibaba is seen struggling with the curse inside of magic circle created by Yamraiha. Magoi of the caster took a shape and is going wild inside of his body, making him suffer. Because of enemy's Rukh going through his whole body, undoing it could even kill him. Sinbad, who has gone to fight Ithnan, comes back and asks about Alibaba's condition. He notices that progress of the curse is slow. Yamraiha confirms that it's because of her suppressing it, but also his resistance is stronger than normal. Sinbad persuades Aladdin to help him, and so he does. He gets inside Alibaba thanks to Solomon's Wisdom. There he sees a pure world and both good, heart-warming memories of Alibaba, and bad ones, which made him suffer. After that, he finds Ithnan. Ithnan comments he doesn't like this place because of its pureness and adds there is another existence that is in his way other than Alibaba. In the real world, Yamraiha and Sinbad notice that the curse is getting weaker. After Aladdin erases Ithnan's existence from Alibaba's Rukh, he talks to someone inside Alibaba, whose part joined him and helped to slow down the curse.
After being completely cured, Alibaba goes for a walk. He accidentally steps on Kougyoku's flowers, for which he immediately apologizes. Kougyoku, angry that she met him, says that she heard he collapsed and asks if he's alright now, what he confirms. As an apology, he makes her a crown of flowers. She surprises him by asking how he did it. He shows her how, and she comments he is skillful. Next, he, along with Morgiana, talks to Hakuryuu as he announces that he's going to depart from Sindria. Morgiana asks him if he's going to go back to the Kou Empire, but he explains that he wants to join his sister before it. When asked what Alibaba and Morgiana are going to do, Alibaba says with smile that they're going to stay there a little longer and asks Morgiana if he's right, but she can't answer. Hakuryuu then asks Alibaba if he's okay with Balbadd's situation, but he quickly says that he believes that Alibaba has some plans about it. Then, he voices his thoughts about Alibaba, but Alibaba says that Hakuryuu already told him that, back in the Dungeon Zagan. Hakuryuu ends the conversation with a statement that Alibaba will surely follow the path he believes in. Alibaba doesn't have much words for this.
Later that day, Alibaba chats in a bed with Morgiana and Aladdin. Alibaba informs his friend about Hakuryuu's decision and admits that he will miss him. Aladdin decides to tell them that he will go on a journey alone, which totally shocks Alibaba. He asks about Aladdin's purpose and when he learns it's for a study, he comments that he could do it with Yamraiha. Aladdin explains that he also has other reasons and that he can't remain in Sindria because of Sinbad's radiance. Alibaba thinks that journey could indeed be a good idea and asks Morgiana if they're going with him, but Aladdin states they can't. Alibaba tries to argue with Aladdin, but is pushed to a corner. Aladdin says that he wants to make Alibaba a king, but not king of some country, but someone who can give hope to others. What's more, he comments that both of them are too weak to fight Al-Thamen, as they couldn't even save a large number of people in Balbadd. Alibaba still screams that if he wants to train, he will go with him, but Aladdin tells him he has to think for himself what he wants to do. In the morning, he doesn't even want to get out of the bed. Instead, he tells to Morgiana that Aladdin is too heartless and states that they can't accept it.
Later, he invites Sharrkan to have a drink, what he rarely does. He quickly gets drunk and complains about Aladdin being cold toward him. Sharrkan wants to justify Aladdin's point of view and says that he himself also already decided to follow Sinbad, but it shouldn't be so easy for the Prince of another country. Alibaba burbles that it's not like this, and it annoys Sharrkan, who irresponsibly tells him to go through warrior's training that has nothing to do with him being the Prince, or become a Gladiator in Reim Empire's Colosseum. Then, a woman tries to join their conversation, but Alibaba quickly brasses her off, arguing he's in the middle of man-to-man talk with his master. Sharrkan's level of irritation goes beyond the level and he kicks Alibaba out of the bar. He then lies on the ground, drunk, with a single tear in his eye and sighs thinking that he doesn't understand Aladdin's behavior. He then reassures himself that Aladdin will change his mind by tomorrow.
During Dunya Musta'sim's funeral, Alibaba stands alongside Aladdin, Morgiana and Hakuryuu. Hearing the conversation between two people, he recalls how Dunya's body looked, which was just like Cassim's. He then tells Aladdin that he wonders what the Dark Metal Vessel really is.
Later, he is seen training. He still thinks about Aladdin's intention to depart on the same ship as Hakuryuu, but also notices that Morgiana has been lately thinking about something, and Hakuryuu has been spacing out much recently. He also comments that he doesn't make any progress in terms of his Djinn Equip. He chafes and swindles his sword aimlessly, almost hurting Kougyoku, who came to him. She shows him how well-made her crown of flower now is. Seeing how he's in a middle of training, she thinks of it as a good occasion. She asks him for a duel and Djinn Equips, ordering him to do the same. When he tries to inform her he can't do it, Sinbad comes and asks her to show him her power. Alibaba attentively watches their battle, sometimes commenting on what's happening and showing his surprised face.
After their battle, he talks with Sinbad next to asleep Kougyoku. He worries about not being able to perform Djinn Equip when even such a girl can do it. Sinbad says that her talent is indeed above average, but Alibaba has a talent as well. He tells him that there must be a reason why he still can't do that and promises to find some spare time to find this reason tomorrow, making Alibaba very happy. He then recalls Aladdin's statement about Sinbad's radiance, but can't understand what's wrong with it.
Later, Kougyoku wakes up and he tells her what happened during her fight with Sinbad. He comments that his Djinn Equip was amazing, and Kougyoku asks what about hers. He happily answers that she was incredible too. She says that it was a lot of fun and that she made up her mind, to go back to her own country. She also tells him that she will talk with her brother, Kouen. Hearing this name immediately makes Alibaba remember Hakuryuu saying he is a leader of Balbadd. He then asks Kougyoku what if she had to fight Sinbad, but she answers that he was her first love, shocking him. She continues saying that she understands that she could never be his love interest, but she loves him nonetheless. She mentions that she also followed him all the way to Sindria, calling herself an idiot and starts crying. Alibaba is dumbfounded and awkwardly passes her a tissue. She thanks him, but adds that she's alright now and that even though she had a lot of fun in Sindria and could be with the person she loves, it's the end.
Then, Kougyoku asks Alibaba to listen to her story. She reveals her past, which is similar to that of Alibaba. She states that Judar and Kouen acknowledged her as a King Vessel and gave her a position of a warrior. She admits that at that time, she though it was the way she had to live her life. After that, she clearly speaks her mind that she won't fight against Sindria. Later, Alibaba tells her his story. Kougyoku orders him to become her friend. He is surprised at first, but she adds that she never had any friends and as they're the same, he has to do it. He, still surprised, formally says that he is pleased to meet her, but she gets angry and hits him in the head. She reprimands him for being so formal with a "friend" and he says he understands. Then, he pulls out his hand with a words of her being his friend, and she gladly accepts.
When Kougyoku departs from Sindria, he sends her off as he was her close friend. However, atmosphere between him and the rest of Team Zagan is still awkward. He boards the same ship as them, but hides himself.
Alibaba sits in a room alone. He thinks that he missed the occasion to tell his friends that he's going with them and decided to wait for them until they go to sleep. However, frightened, he realizes that Aladdin, Morgiana and Hakuryuu went into the different room. He wonders if he should go to them, since they're having fun, but decides to wait until they'll notice that something, namely him, is missing. During his visualization, when that happens, he will go to them and tells them that they're pathetic while hugging them and listen to Aladdin's crying voice which tells him "I love you". He then eavesdrops them. When they start giggling, he scratches the wall. Then, things he imagined come true to the some point, because what Alibaba's friends are missing is an all-inclusive breakfast. Alibaba gets depressed and wonders if they completely forgot about him, when he hears Hakuryuu asking the rest what they think of him. Alibaba is totally excited until he hears indifferent response from Aladdin, who, asked if he really like him, replies that he was just a first person he met after coming to this world. This shocks Alibaba who recalls when Aladdin said that he will become a king, because he really likes him. Then, Aladdin adds that Alibaba is really unpopular and when Aladdin is having fun with girls, he looks at him jealous while sulking his finger. Alibaba is speechless. Then, Morgiana recalls the moment when she came into his room and his bottom was openly exposed. Alibaba can't even stand because of the shock he received. He realizes that all good things they were saying about him were just a lies. Alibaba starts crying, wondering if that's what they really thought about him.
Then, the group comes into his room and asks for forgiveness. They explain to Alibaba that it was only a joke, but he, when he remembers what they said, starts crying again. Aladdin tells him to get hold of himself, and Hakuryuu agrees with this, but adds that he's crying to much to be a real man. Alibaba gets mad, retorting that Hakuryuu has no right to talk and eventually wants to settle this outside, but Aladdin calms him down. Still, when Morgiana says that what she's said really had happened, Hakuryuu wants to kill him. Then, Aladdin asks what Alibaba wants to do, because only Magicians can enter Magnostadt. Alibaba says that he hasn't come here to follow him, so Hakuryuu asks if he felt lonely and decided to board a ship. Alibaba screams that he came here in order to train. He says he will become a Gladiator in the Reim Empire. Aladdin and company wants to know why would he do such a thing, but Alibaba answers he doesn't feel like it. In the end, Alibaba acquiesces to tell them. It's because Sinbad told him that the quality of his Magoi changed, and because of it, he will never be able to achieve Djinn Equipping. He took his advice to learn Magoi Manipulation from the Yambala Gladiators. When Alibaba wants (and tries) to explain this matter further, Hakuryuu does it for him. When the same situation repeats, Alibaba gets depressed at first, and then scream that he said all he wanted to.
Some time later, Alibaba finishes every Southern Creature that attacked a ship. He explains he got carried away because he's not popular and wanted to show good things about him, which shows that he still keeps grudge over it. Hakuryuu says that next time he will do it, and Alibaba asks if he could do it. Then, Alibaba notices that Morgiana is looking at something and asks what's wrong. She is able to see a fire from a great distance. Olba, one of Umm Madaura's children, appears and says she has a great eyes. He attacks a boat they're on and says that they are pirates. Alibaba fights alongside the rest to help save the ship. Olba gets angry and uses Ala Rasas. Alibaba is able to destroy this floating ball, but only to fall to the sea. Morgiana tries to catch them with chains, but is attacked from behind and falls herself. She, along with Alibaba and Aladdin, is soon saved by Hakuryuu, who makes plants, kind of Life Magic. Then Hakuryuu almost successfully defeats all opponents, but they take captain as a hostage. Pirates are able to escape.
After that, the Aktia Kingdom's Navy comes to them and takes them to the Aktia Kingdom. They then hear about Umm Madaura's acts of kidnapping children. The group is amazed by Hakuryuu's ability and plan to search Umm Madaura. After seeing how badly people from slums are treated by Aktia's Navy, Alibaba decides to help them, since they remind him Balbadd's people, and no one opposes. One of them starts thanking Alibaba and says that they don't have any money, but Alibaba replies that they don't need that. He then addresses to Cassim in his thoughts. He asks him if he's right that his friends wanted to save that kind of people. He adds that he will fight for the Cassim's sake as well.
Later, he tells ship's captain that they will borrow their precious ship. Then, he looks curiously at Aladdin and Morgiana as they talk with Sinbad and Yamraiha trough the Eye of the Rukh. Then, he asks Hakuryuu if he completed Djinn Equip, and when his friend refuses to tell him the truth, he puts the acid on him. However, Hakuryuu still doesn't tell him the answer.
The group reaches to the Umm Madaura's place, however, they are instantly attacked. Thanks to Aladdin's Har-Har Rasas they seem to have an advantage, but it doesn't last long. Alibaba is attacked, but before he can slash the ball, Olba makes it fly up. After some time pirates retreats and they are left alone. Opponents however have only hidden. Morgiana notices this and warns Aladdin about enemy behind him, but says it a little too late. Aladdin and the others are attacked, but pirates still hides themselves. Then, Morgiana starts running and climbs to one of holes. Then, she comes back saying she defeated them all. Alibaba happily exclaims it was great.
Then, pirates ask for Umm Madaura's help. She breaks the ground, making Alibaba and company fall into water. As Morgiana can't swim, Alibaba and others wants to quickly takes her from that place. They are however attacked by Umm Madaura, who uses Roaring Cold Wave Cannon, similar to Judar's attack and calls it Thalg Al-Salos, which is the same name which uses the mentioned Magi. She wants to stab Morgiana and Hakuryuu, but Alibaba protects them with Amol Saiqa. Umm Madaura notices that he can't do much with Heat Magic underwater and Alibaba knows it too, but doesn't want to see how his precious comrades are frozen. He notices that one of pirates' Magic Tools move very fast and uses it to increase his acceleration. He says he can't lose to the same techniques of Al-Thamen again and barges into Umm Madaura's ship.
On the enemy's boat, they are attacked by Umm Madaura's children. They are able to escape, but Hakuryuu comments that even following orders of the one who raised them is no good reason to hurt people. Morgiana says she also used to hurt people because of the very same reason. After that, Alibaba tells them that he always listened to his mother and asks Hakuryuu if it was the same for him. Kou Empire's Prince replies he doesn't know what it is to have a real mother because his sister raised him. Aladdin says that he used to feel lonely because he doesn't have a family and that he would be incredibly happy if a mother appeared. Alibaba comes to a conclusion that Umm Madaura took an advantage of this feeling and Morgiana comments she won't forgive her.
The group finally reaches Umm Madaura. Before they are able to do anything, Great Holy Mother uses Magic Tool, Holy Mother Halo Fan and casts a spell on them. Alibaba doesn't notice a difference besides strange feeling, but Morgiana is very quickly affected. Alibaba is shocked when she says Umm Madaura's her mother and tries to convince her it's enemy's trick. During his talk he begins to cry against his will. He tries to fight it, but soon falls under spell himself. He can see his own mother who understands all hardships he had to overcome and wants to give him a hug. Alibaba understands it's only a spell, but still can't attack her. He wants to rely on her. He then recalls his conversation with Sinbad after he came back from the talks with the Kou Empire. Even though he thanks Sinbad, he wonders if it's really okay. He thinks that Balbadd should be something more for him. He surprises himself that he's doubting Sinbad and adds that he's not in position to influence Balbadd anymore. Then, his "mother" comes and tells him not to think about it, to forget his troubles. When he thinks it's fine like this, Aladdin interferes and says she's not his mother. And even if she were, he should live for himself. Aladdin is less affected because he never met his real mother. After freeing Morgiana from spell's effect, the three of them opposite Umm Madaura. Alibaba apologizes to Aladdin for showing him such a bad side of himself Umm Madaura comments that they are still physically children, but have the mentality of adults.
Right after that, Hakuryuu, who still is under the spell, attacks them. He Half Body Djinn Equips himself and fights against them. Eventually Alibaba unleashes Amol Saiqa, but can't cut Hakuryuu's spear. Morgiana notices it's because of its surface, which is strengthened thanks to Hakuryuu's Magoi Manipulation. Alibaba can't understand why Hakuryuu is doing something like this so desperately. Near to the end of the battle, Morgiana is terrified seeing that Hakuryuu is at his limit of using his Magoi. When Alibaba cuts Hakuryuu's spear, Morgiana and Aladdin gets closer to this. Hakuryuu, before losing consciousness asks if it's Alibaba who did "this" to his mother and Morgiana is sure he meant the one who killed her.
After that, Aktia Kingdom's intervenes and captures Umm Madaura and her crew, which was due to their diplomatic relations with Sindria. Already in Aktia, Morgiana asks what will happen to the children. In response she hears that they will probably be imprisoned. Alibaba says that they're only little children and remembers how happy children in Balbadd were when he drove away the army. Then, citizens want to kill Umm Madaura and Hakuryuu himself executes her, shocking everyone around. Furious Alibaba takes his shirt and wants to know why he did it. Hakuryuu tells him that he really did see in Umm Madaura his own mother, and, as his mission is to kill Al-Thamen witch, his own mother. Hakuryuu, in private, explains Alibaba what he meant, when Olba attacks him. Alibaba stops Hakuryuu when he wants to injure or kill these children.
Seeing how Aktia's soldiers take the pirates, Alibaba asks if they could hand them over to him. He explains how's Sindria related to this matter and eventually wins the negotiations. Then, he goes to Olba. Olba starts lamenting over what happened and Alibaba confirms it, but adds that all of the pirates will depend on here from now on. He continues saying that if he thinks that there's no meaning for him to exist, the rest of pirates will think the same way. Alibaba falls on knees and adds he wants to stop that. Crying, he says that Olba's power is needed to accomplish this and begs him to lend him his power.
Later, he talks with Sinbad and pleads him to accept pirates in Sindria. He thinks that it's only thing he could do, as now he doesn't have a place for them to leave nor power to negotiate with another country. Olba says he doesn't want to become Sindria's dog and adds, that if had to follow someone, the most logical choice would be Alibaba, since he saved his live. He adds they have more then average quantity of Magoi, because he saw how Umm Madaura checked them. Alibaba says he has a favor to ask. It turns out to be a favor, in which Olba takes care of his siblings, since the oldest brother is the one, on who others can rely.
After that, Alibaba and Aladdin meet up with Morgiana, who disappeared earlier, along with Hakuryuu. She says that Hakuryuu left. Alibaba gets flustered and instantly wants to have a talk with him, because he resembles Cassim. He fears that if he continue to live like Cassim, one day he will regret it. However, Morgiana hugs him and begs him not to go. Alibaba is dumbfounded, but doesn't go anywhere.
The night before farewells, the group decides to spend in port city of Aktia. Morgiana seems to be in a bad mood. Alibaba thinks it's because of what Hakuryuu has done to Umm Madaura and wants to raise her spirit. When the party is eating, Aladdin asks Morgiana is she is alright because she hasn't touched her food. Alibaba happily takes a plate with fish and says that her strong point is her physical strength, so she has to eat to her heart's content. When she answers she will be okay, he says that if she says so, he will have to eat that delicious fish. He then slaps it on her face and annoys her, so she eventually eats every fish he serves her. After some of them, she asks if he is now satisfied and he exclaims with a big smile that she is great.
After that, Aladdin says he will take a route toward Magnostadt, and confirms if Alibaba and Morgiana are going to the Reim Empire together. She explains that they are going to different parts of Reim, so they will take different ships as well. Alibaba says that he intends to return in no more the year and the same goes to Morgiana, who wants to go to Sindria as soon as she will see her home village. Aladdin confess that he will take much more time, but they are tied by destiny so they will surely meet again. Alibaba suggests to make a promise and Aladdin agrees. The three of them hits their fists saying they will surely meet again and in one piece. Later, the three of them starts to have fun. Alibaba laughs at Morgiana's funny way of eating. Then, they watch Aladdin dancing. To have some fun as well, Alibaba takes Morgiana's hand and invites her for a dance. She seems curious by his behavior but doesn't protest and blushes a little. Soon, the whole group is happily dancing.
Later that evening, when the group heads back to sleep, Alibaba notices something. He asks Aladdin to take a detour, to which his small friend says it's alright with him. Morgiana says it's okay with her too, but Alibaba says she should go back and rest because she wasn't feeling good before. She answers she's alright now, so he uses another argument, being that it's dangerous for a girl. When Aladdin is surprised that Alibaba wants to let Morgiana to go home alone in the dark, he says that if someone attacked her, Aladdin should be worried about that people. Aladdin then notices that Alibaba is contradicting himself, but is soon whispered something. Now even Aladdin says she should go, they have some men talks. After confusing her even more, they leave her alone and go to the pleasure house. Alibaba says to the girls that he really likes them, that they are beautiful, incredible, and that he will make them his empresses. Then, he quotes Sharrkan that men need sometimes something like this and recalls his and Aladdin's first meeting. He then orders the most popular girl in the bar, who happens to be called Margaret. Alibaba spills out his drink seeing her. He then asks her if they have met before, thinking about Elizabeth, but she takes it as if he wanted to seduce her. Alibaba quickly denies but the service time starts and he cries in anguish. He was wounded and couldn't sleep at all that night.
In the morning, Aladdin, happily, wakes up everyone. Alibaba quietens him down, as his wounds shake. Then, the trio is finally forced to bid their farewells. When Aladdin and Alibaba exclaims they will become strong when they will meet again, Morgiana says she also will become stronger so she won't lose to them. Alibaba sinks her zeal by reminding her that her objection is not training and asks if she wants to become even stronger. Then, Aladdin says goodbye to them and Morgiana and Alibaba sent him off with a smile. After that, Alibaba is boarding his ship as well, wishing Morgiana good luck. Then, he suddenly turns around. He tells Morgiana that he remembered something about her Household Vessel. He says that as long he will keep his Metal Vessel at hand, she will be able to use Amon's power. She says she understands, but Alibaba reassures her not to worry, confusing her. He exclaims he will never let go of his Metal Vessel, because, even though she is already strong, he wants to become her strength whenever she is in danger. Morgiana doesn't know what to say so she simply thanks him. She is then given beautiful necklace and said to always bring it with her, in case her current Household Vessel broke and she needed something to transfer Household Spirit. Then, he boards his ship.
When Aladdin, Morgiana, Hakuryuu, and Alibaba part ways, Alibaba goes to the Reim Empire. Here he hopes to be accepted as a Gladiator, and train his Magoi. However, when he arrives, he is starving and weak. He had lost his letter of recommendation from Sinbad for the Colosseum and was robbed of all his money during his way, and was left only with his Metal Vessel. He promises not to trust anyone anymore. Later, he goes to the training grounds aiming to join there. At the gate, he meets a girl named Toto. She says that he isn't allowed in, because he doesn't have a letter of invitation and looks suspicious. He tries to convince her by telling her his story, but she says that the only way he can pass is by beating her in a duel. He accepts but finds himself in trouble when he realizes he is too exhausted to fight.
After the duel, he ends up in the middle of town, with no money, no food, and no water. He is then found by some "old friends". The Nando Brothers had come to the Reim Empire from Balbadd to open a casino and raise a fortune. They are now considered wealthy. Alibaba is surprised to see them, but can't really move, so he asks for food, and they take him to their casino to eat. After he arrives there, he eats to his heart's content while hearing about slaves living in the Reim Empire. Then, from the other side of the Casino, an old man is causing a commotion. He had bet everything he had, including his clothes, and he had lost. Alibaba doesn't recognize him but he recognizes the girl next to him, Toto.
The man strikes a conversation with Alibaba and asks him if he could have a rematch with Toto. Alibaba accepts, and they proceeds to battle. Alibaba seems to have the upper hand, until Toto displayed a special ability, Qi Gong Sword. Her sword lit up, and Magoi flew into it. She displays the ability of Magoi Manipulation and she reveals that she and the old man, who had introduced himself as Shambal Ramal, are from the Yambala Gladiators. The battle is getting a bit more serious, and the stage is getting banged up. Alibaba is having a hard time dealing with her. He concentrates afterwards and displays some of the swordsmanship that Sharrkan had taught him. As he cuts Toto's armor which reveals her naked body, Shambal stops the duel and accepts Alibaba into the Colosseum.
Later, Shambal performs an acupuncture on Alibaba and tells him that there is two kinds of Magoi in his body. Alibaba is also told that if he doesn't master them and combine them, then his flesh would rot, and he would die. Because Alibaba has no money to pay for the treatment, Shambal tells him to go in the arena to pay them for their service. Before he knows it, he is thrown into a gladiator match with a giant beast, Garda. In the Colosseum's fights only normal sword is allowed. Alibaba is quicker, more versatile, and more cunning than his opponent. He slashes and slashes the monster, but it has layers of muscle protecting itself. He goes in for a stab and got injured instead. He obtains several bruises, and Garda bits his arm, which then becomes unusable in the match. During the match, he remembers Cassim and what they did to win against adults without weapon while living in slums. Then, he tricks the beast into running into a statue and uses a spear from that same statue to stabs Garda in the jaw. After that, he strikes it in Garda's arm and gains the upper hand. Then, Alibaba once again gains the upper hand and wins his first battle. Afterwards, Shambal explains to him the occurrences of the battle and the fusion of his Magoi.
5 days later, Alibaba is sitting along with Garda. Toto comes in and asks why Garda is there. Alibaba explains that the prize from the match was so high that he couldn't think of another way to spend it. He then adds, that if it been him, he would do the same. Alibaba then takes a cigar and tries to smoke, but ends up coughing. After that, Shambal comes in and changes Alibaba's bandages. He asks him if he's aware of the identity of the other Magoi within him. Alibaba replies that that are things he has to do. He continues saying that there was a country he couldn't protect. He feels as if Cassim entrusted him with this power to not leave this country in other people's hands. He concludes his monologue with saying that getting back the country he lost is what he has to do now. He then thanks Shambal for his continued guidance.
He is seen on the Fanalis ship of the Reim Empire heading to Magnostadt for the war. He helps Muu Alexius, when Lo'lo' accidentally throws him. Then, alone, he voices his question towards Aladdin, how is he doing. Later, when the war officially started, Alibaba watches the battle from Reim's fleet and recognizes Aladdin's magic, Ugo. He worries about him, realizing that his friend is participating in the war. Some time after, when Muu enters in his Djinn Equip form and is about to kill Aladdin along with destroying Magnostadt with his Extreme Magic, Alibaba interferes and blocks Muu's javelin with his sword, warning Muu that his sword can even cut Muu's Metal Vessel. Myron Alexius asks Alibaba if he understands what he has done, making the whole Reim Empire into his enemy. Alibaba apologizes, justifying himself by saying that he couldn't watch as his important friend for whom he was looking, was cut into two.
After that, Scheherazade appears and orders Muu to retreat all troops. She then asks Aladdin, Alibaba and Titus Alexius for a talk. They board a small ship and sail to a neutral territory. Alibaba says he thought she would take them to Reim's fleet. Before any serious talk takes place, Aladdin tells him that he was surprised because of Alibaba's sudden appearance. Alibaba says he was even more surprised, not only because Aladdin was fighting, but also because of frightening Muu's Djinn Equip. Then, he notices that Aladdin grew taller, and seems more sharper and calm than before. He looks offended when Aladdin concludes that Alibaba didn't change at all, and shows him he has more dignify and looks like a real gentleman now. In the end, Aladdin thinks that the only thing that changed about his friend is his ahoge, which is bigger now.
Afterwards, Aladdin is surprised that Alibaba didn't meet Scheherazade in the Reim Empire. Alibaba explains that it was because she would find out he's Metal Vessel user, like Judar before, so he decided not to do it. Scheherazade says that she wouldn't, as she's only one of clones of real Scheherazade's body. When she reveals her real age, 268, Aladdin and Alibaba both react with a great astonishment. She then asks Aladdin to tell her about Matal Mogamett's intentions. Aladdin tells them about The Dark Spot, Al-Thamen's wish and another world, Alma Torran. Alibaba isn't able to understand what Aladdin is saying. Aladdin states that he knows and explains that Alma Torran's history was shown to him through the Wisdom of Solomon in Balbadd. Aladdin continues saying that he never told anyone about it to not worry them. Alibaba thinks that Aladdin keeps saying weird things, but it's not about Alma Torran. He takes his shoulders and says he should have told him about it much earlier, and reminds him he was the one who told Alibaba that they will look for the solution together. He then recalls when Aladdin hit him in the head when he was in state of great confusion back in Balbadd, and does the same. He screams it doesn't matter if it's complicated or dangerous, because Aladdin doesn't have to worry about it alone. Alibaba promises to worry and think for the solution together with him. Aladdin is touched by his words, takes Alibaba's hand and thanks him.
Next, the four of them go to Reim's fleet. When Scheherazade is talking with Titus in private, Alibaba asks Aladdin who he is. His little friend explains that Titus is a friend he made in Magnostadt, someone he can relate to. Then, Scheherazade asks Alibaba and Aladdin to come closer to her and announces that she will retreat her army, which means that the war with Magnostadt ended. As she says it, one of soldiers comes and notifies her about the messenger from the Kou Empire's arrival.
Alibaba then watches as Titus talks with Aladdin about what he decided to do with his remaining life. Then, the four of them notice Black Djinn above Magnostadt. Alibaba and Aladdin fly on Aladdin's Turban. Alibaba asks his friend what's wrong with this country, since something like this happened. He mentions Cassim and asks if weak people here are, similarly to him, forced to think of themselves as trash by the mere fact that they're born. When Aladdin answers positively, he says he can't forgive them. He then notices that Black Djinn, who move with a great speed, aren't headed towards Reim's army. Aladdin says that their true objective is Kouha Ren.
When Kouha has problems with the army of Black Djinn, Alibaba, with his fully Djinn Equipped Amon, comes to aid him. He slashes the Black Djinn but they keep regenerating. He then recalls his conversation with Aladdin, who told him about Magnostadt's way of doing. Seeing even more Black Djinn, Aladdin noted they're similar to that of Alma Torran. Alibaba then Djinn Equipped, saying that he's faster in that form and it's not the time to save up his Magoi. He added that he'll stop the Black Djinn. Back in the present, Alibaba changes the change of his sword to Amol Dherrsaiqa and fires a powerful attack, burning the Black Djinn with just a single thrust.
After finishing off some of them, 30 more Black Djinn come. He starts summoning his Extreme Magic, telling Aladdin that he'll lose a lot of Magoi, but it's not the time to keep hiding his trump card. Aladdin reassures him he will help him restore his Magoi with the Heat Magic. Alibaba exclaims that he will defeat Al-Thamen and the Black Djinn, and starts his attack. However, before he can execute releasing his powers, Kouen Ren and his Household interfere in the fight. Meanwhile, Alibaba is watching what happens, with the Metal Vessel Symbol still behind him, and is greatly confused, asking "Eh? Eh...? Eh!!?".
Alibaba and Aladdin watch Kouen's Household fighting Black Djinn from the mid-air, surprised yet amazed. Alibaba comments that he has never seen something like this before and asks if it wasn't supposed to be his turn now. He adds that at the same time, he feels that it's not the first time though, as they are similar to Entai and the rest encountered in Balbadd, though they can't be compared. Aladdin agrees and says that Rukh seems to be attracted to them. Aladdin then asks if they are that man's Household, what makes Alibaba wondering whose Household. They realize that it's Kouen, who also becomes aware of their presence. Alibaba changes his appearance and goes back to the ground. He then looks straight at Kouen and recalls what he heard about him from Hakuryuu and Sinbad. Kou's soldiers surround Alibaba and Aladdin but Kouen stops them with a sign.
Alibaba is then seen fighting against Black Djinn in his full body Djinn Equip form, supported by Aladdin and his Heat Magic.
After Black Djinn are defeated, Alibaba confronts Kouen directly. He reveals his identity as the Prince of Balbadd Kingdom, what makes Kou's soldiers, who are surrounding Alibaba and Aladdin, recalling Balbadd's coup d'état and its princes situation. They remember that Alibaba and his brothers were supposed to be executed as the ones guilty of causing the decay of the political situation, but ended up being protected by Sindria and Seven Seas Alliance. Aladdin is shocked by his friend's action, but Alibaba calms him down. He says that Hakuryuu, Kougyoku and a lot of Kou's people already know his face, and his identity would be revealed eventually. Alibaba then thinks that he could suitably make his way with words and be able to get away from this place, but for the sake of his future, Kouen is the only person he can't turn his back on.
Alibaba then puts his hand out, points at Kouha and exclaims that he stepped on the battlefield to protect the life of the Kou Empire's third Prince, Kouha Ren. Kouen looks straight at him and asks if he isn't looking down on him since he already lost his country. Alibaba becomes very embarrassed, he lowers his head and clenches his fists. As Kouen passes him by, he puts his hand on Alibaba's arm and thanks him, saying that he did a good job in saving Kouha. Alibaba still keeps his head low, what makes Aladdin worry. Then, Aladdin notices the western sky turning black and quickly reacts, what makes Alibaba surprised, as he asks his name. Aladdin orders Kouen to retreat his army but to quicker the explanations, he summons Kouen's three Djinn.
Along Agares, Astaroth and Phenex, Aladdin summons also Amon from Alibaba's Metal Vessel and Kouha's Leraje. Amon proclaims that their kings have to close the "dark spot", because otherwise, the world will be annihilated, what confuses everyone. He explains the matter further, telling about the results: a world devoid of life, what terrifies Alibaba. Alibaba asks Amon what they need to do in order to stop it. Amon explains that they have to destroy the "Medium", Al-Thamen's final objective and the reason for causing world abnormalities. Hearing it, Alibaba thinks hardly. When Kouen grabs Aladdin and begins to question him, Alibaba tries to stand between them, though has a hard time. Kouen then summons Koumei Ren, Hakuei Ren, Hakuryuu and Kougyoku. Alibaba quickly reacts, wondering if Hakuryuu will come too. Alibaba then Djinn Equips Amon and, along with others, heads towards Magnostadt.
Then, Alibaba comes with Aladdin to Magnostadt and saves Scheherazade from the enemy. He curses that he can't use his fire powers, or else people would get in the way. Aladdin offers to push the Black Djinn out of the city with the Wind Magic, but the staff that he's been using since the fight with Muu, the branch, breaks. Alibaba asks him if he can't do it without a proper staff, to what Aladdin answers that he can't send orders to Rukh, and with such an instability, he might end up hurting people as well. Alibaba wonders what should they do. Just then, someone, who ends up being Hakuei with Djinn Equipped Paimon, uses wind to get the job done. She appears with the rest of Kou's Dungeons Capturers, except Hakuryuu, who defeats some of Black Djinn. Alibaba quickly spots Kougyoku, who is happy seeing him, much to Kouha's astonishment. She explains that they're good friends with a smile, but Alibaba remains serious. With the same expression, he points out their enemy and asks for confirmation if "that absurdly big, black sphere and that thing above it" is their enemy.
Alibaba fights alongside Aladdin and Kou's warriors. Looking at Koumei's ability, he is wondering what his strange attacks are. Hakuei comments that they need to sever their enemies from the "Medium", and Alibaba agrees. Hakuei creates a path made by wind and Alibaba tries to cut through the Black Djinn, but much to his surprise, he is unable to do so. Aladdin then explains that it's living creature, which also falls under Magoi's consumption, and will be able to create around ten thousand more Black Djinn. Kouha comments that it's impossible with their Magoi. Alibaba, already completely exhausted, remains silent. Then, Kouen, whose actions interest Alibaba, joins the battle. He attentively watches what Kouen is doing. Seeing how Kouen going around and blowing the Djinn away, he wonders what is his sword, which is able to burn everything it touches. When Kouen destroys 6 of Black Djinn at once, Alibaba notices that his Djinn Equip wears off and wonders if he's out of Magoi. He is shocked when he sees Kouen's switching his Djinn Equip to Agares. Alibaba then observes that Kouen is digging a hole into a ground. Kouen stimulates the veins of the earth and pulls out a lava flow so to absorb the Magoi from the hot lava to use it for his Astaroth's Metal Vessel. Seeing that, Alibaba thinks, "Who the hell if this guy...!!?".
Kouen returns to his Astaroth's Djinn Equip and destroys multiple Black Djinn. Alibaba watches him astonished. He wonders if Kouen really wants to destroy ten thousand Black Djinn. Aladdin notes that what Kouen is doing is way too reckless and he's getting closer to death countless times. Koumei comments that he won't listen to him, as Kouen doesn't mind hurting himself. Upon hearing it, Alibaba remains silent for a while. He takes a look at currently fighting Kouen and recalls Kouen's past actions, Alibaba says, "...For everyone's sake... For this world's sake, he doesn't care if he is hurt... So he's that kind of person, huh...". However, when Koumei says that he didn't mean it, Alibaba turns around shocked. He watches Kouen's scary side, who wants, according to Kouha, only obtain the knowledge from Aladdin.
Just then, Kouen gets pissed off and calls out for Alibaba, whom he calls "brat from Balbadd", to go over him, making him confused. Kouen then quickly comes to Alibaba's side and grabs him. He forces Alibaba to replenish his Magoi in the volcano because he also uses Flame Djinn. After that, the two of them summon their Extreme Magics which they want to use at the same time. With white flames, the result of Kouen's Extreme Magic, Astor Inqerad, Kouen destroys all of Black Djinn outside of defensive wall. Alibaba targets Defensive Wall, but even Extreme Magic isn't able to destroy it. Kouen commands Astaroth to give his flames to Alibaba, what supports him and makes his Extreme Magic stronger. Alibaba opens a crack in defensive wall. Kouen asks him what's wrong and calls him pathetic. He tells him to put his back into it. Alibaba orders him to shut up and shouts that he knows that. He attacks again with his Extreme Magic, Amol Al-Bador Saiqa and partially destroys defensive wall.
Kouen wonders what it is, that even with Extreme Magic could not completely break it. Alibaba adds that at least, they were able to break the pillar that connected the Medium with the thing inside the hole in the clouds. Kouen then reveals that his flames last for all eternity unless Kouen orders them to disappear. Seeing what's happening, Alibaba comments that it's a scary move. Just then, Kouen asks him what is he doing, as he should go and recover the Magoi they lost by using their Extreme Magic, now that they have some time. Alibaba agrees with him. However, when they get to the volcano, they notice black hands that were quicker than them. Alibaba watches what they're doing and after they stop, he notices that the fire in the volcano disappeared. After the Medium changes size and forms, Aladdin warns everyone that if something is touched by the palms of it's hands, it's Magoi will be taken and the victim will die. Alibaba attacks it with words that he will not let drag it down but even with multiple slashes, can't break it's barrier. Then, it tries to catch Alibaba, and after several dodges, he gets attacked and thrown to the ground. As a result, he starts bleeding from his arm with his skin teared off. Seeing what happened to Alibaba and Kouen, who also got caught, Kougyoku flies into rage and attacks the opponent with powerful attacks all by herself, spearing it on the whole body. Seeing it, Alibaba is completely shocked, asking "K-Kougyoku!!?".
Alibaba, as well as others, is surprised that Kougyoku's attack worked. He then watches Hakuei, Kouha, Kougyoku, Koumei and Aladdin fighting with all their might, staying besides Kouen. He says that it's incredible and Kouen approves, saying that his younger siblings are brave. He then takes Alibaba's hand to restore it with Phenex's abilities. Seeing it, Alibaba thinks that it's incredible that six Metal Vessel's users are gathered in this place, with Kouen alone having three Djinn. He wonders if they are able to defeat Sinbad, Sharrkan and their comrades. Repeating in his head "six people", Alibaba asks Kouen if Hakuryuu is not coming. Kouen isn't sure if Hakuryuu is going to follow his order or not, but then adds that it's not the time to worry about others. When he tells Alibaba that they should go too, Alibaba agrees and the two of them head out to the battlefield.
Afterwards, Alibaba uses his Amol Dherrsaiqa, which is transported and combined with others' attacks through Koumei's Dante Al-Thais. They are able to pierce through it. Alibaba asks if they won, but then, the Medium starts stealing Rukh from the sea it fell in, and becomes bigger.
When Kouha notes that they can't use their Extreme Magic anymore and their Djinn Equip is at limit as well, Aladdin reassures them that they should be able to win, just like what happened in Alma Torran, much to Alibaba's surprise. Alibaba is even more confused when Aladdin mentions that Solomon's Household became Djinn to fight against the Medium before, but its shape was different. Aladdin is sure that if they combine their powers, they should be able to win once again. The group continues fighting, but after Hakuei, Kouha and Kougyoku's defeat and Koumei's powerful attack, the Medium stays unharmed.
He watches as the Medium starts connecting itself with the clouds to make the world end. He tries to fight it, but can get through the Medium's Defensive Wall. Before the Medium can do anything, is stricken with the lighting of Sinbad's Bararaq Saiqa, much to his great confuse and surprise. When Kouen comments that it must have been Sinbad who brought this whole army, Alibaba is surprised again, but looks up to the clouds, where Sinbad's Seven Seas Alliance appears. He is dumbfounded when Kouen notes that they are all Metal Vessel Users. Looking at them, Alibaba, completely worn out, asks if they won. After this question, he runs out of Magoi and starts losing consciousness, and thus, falling down from the mid-air. He is caught by someone, and starts wondering by who. He recalls all the times when he was caught like that by Morgiana, in Balbadd or in the Dungeon Zagan. He is asked by his savior if he's alright. He is woken up from his sleepiness by being completely shocked and confused. He asks "M-M-M-Mo...?! Morgiana?!". With a bright smile, Morgiana replies, "Yes!".
Alibaba, still in Morgiana's arms, completely shocked watches how Household Vessels of Seven Seas Alliance's members, including Drakon, Equip their Djinn. He asks if all Household Members are capable of doing that. Much to his surprise, Morgiana states that she will become like that in the future as well. Then, Morgiana starts flying with fire burning her chains, shocking Alibaba even more. He asks her if she's alright and if it's really okay for her to use her Household in such a flashy way. He worries about her running out of Magoi again, but Yunan calms him down. He then watches her attacking with Amol Selseila, shocked. Much to his surprise, Muu come to aid in the fight against the Medium, bringing reinforcements from Reim with him. He tells Koumei that they have to use their Djinn Equip as well and give it the finishing blow, but Koumei remarks that their Magoi is already at the limit. However, thanks to Scheherazade, he and others regain their Magoi. Alibaba states that they can do it and alongside every other Djinn Equipped, uses his Extreme Magic to finish the Medium off.
Much to his surprise, the Medium is falling into the pieces. However, it's still not enough to defeat it, so Alibaba asks what should they do. Muu however curses it as even with Scheherazade's "last Magoi", they weren't able to kill it. However, the Medium starts to hesitate. Alibaba asks why and Yunan explains that it's because of the grain of white light there. He mentions that it's because of someone's interruption. Aladdin says that he knows who it is, and uses Wisdom of Solomon to, along with Yamraiha, go inside the Medium to meet Mogamett. When Aladdin loses consciousness, Alibaba and Morgiana stay by his side, holding him. After Aladdin's success, he watches the Medium's destruction. He stays by Aladdin's side when he wakes up.
Right after the Medium vanishes, Kou and Seven Seas Alliance stand against each other. Much to Alibaba's shock, Kouen explains that Magnostadt was their original objective. Yunan tries to stop Sinbad, mentioning that they took precautions so they wouldn't end up fighting against Kou, what Morgiana confirms. Alibaba asks her what is she talking about and in her place, Sinbad explains that Seven Seas Alliance and Reim have formed an official confederation, confusing Alibaba. When Kouen realizes that Sinbad's aim is to take Magnostadt all for himself, he tries to kidnap Aladdin, what completely shocks Alibaba. He then tries to win his friend from Kouha. Afterwards, Alibaba introduces Morgiana to Muu. When Titus comes back alive, Alibaba watches his friends with a smile.
Alibaba, along with Morgiana and Aladdin, decide to come back to the Sindria Kingdom. As they arrived, Alibaba passes the news to Aladdin. As they arrive, Pisti warmly welcomes them. There, Sinbad apologizes to him for leaving everything concerning Magnostadt in his and Yamraiha's hands. Alibaba tells him to not worry, as Aladdin was regretting about what happened and he wanted to be together with him no matter what. As he starts looking for his master, Olba, completely changed, appears before him. Alibaba has troubles recognizing him, asking who he is. Olba introduces himself, and Birgit, Yon, Alon and Bhrol along him. Alibaba is completely shocked. He notes that Olba grew a lot, in fact, too much. Olba says that he is really indebted to Sindria, as they taught him a lot. He adds that Alibaba is the one he is the most indebted to, after all. He also reassures Alibaba that he can asks for their help anytime. Alibaba comments that he doesn't remember him having such a personality.
From behind, someone surprises Alibaba from behind telling him to not ignore her. While blushing a little, Alibaba realizes that it's Toto, who was waiting for him. Aladdin runs to him asking who this pretty lady is and Alibaba explains that it's someone he met in Reim. He asks her why is she there anyway. Toto explains that it's not like she came there for him, but with Shambal, what makes Alibaba happy. He says that he has to pay his regards to him. He asks Toto if she hasn't become even bigger, to what she replies that it's him who shrunk. Alibaba tells her to shut up.
After that, Alibaba takes part in the party. Some people tell him that they wanted to meet him and pour him some alcohol. Alibaba tells Olba that he seems to be doing fine but wonders who influenced him so much that he had such a huge change in personality. Just then, Sharrkan comes with women around him. Looking at him, Alibaba realizes that it was his influence that changed Olba and recalls that Olba said something about learning sword techniques. Sharrkan apologizes for not being around when he arrived and asks him when he got such a good expression on his face. Alibaba laughs and thanks him. Then, he notes that Sharrkan still smell of alcohol in the evening. Sharrkan on the other hand notes that Alibaba is now able to retain his composure when he drinks. He then wants to know if Alibaba was able to become "man" while he was in Reim, much to his surprise. Sharrkan is sure that he must have met a woman that comes to sleep in the gladiator's arms. Aladdin complains that Alibaba never told him about it, though Alibaba denies it. However, Olba says that he admires him, but Alibaba tries to stop him from talking about it, saying that otherwise, "she" will get mad, making everyone wonder who is "she". Toto comes with Shambal, completely blushing. Alibaba starts sweating but feels relieved soon after, after everything calmed down. Birgit asks him if could Toto possibly be Alibaba's lover. Sharrkan asks if could he really got himself a girlfriend in Reim, making him feeling uneasy. He starts blushing and fidgeting a cup. After a moment of silence, he timidly answers, "Yes."
Alibaba's answer makes everyone shocked. Sharrkan teases him by pointing out that he was flirting with girls when Aladdin and Morgiana were desperately training, though Alibaba denies it. Sharrkan also tells him not to be embarrassed and calls him a "lady-killer". When Alibaba breaks free from him, he explains that he's not embarrassed, but it's not laughing matter and he's serious about it. He says that she's a gladiator, so reckless that her body is covered in scars; but she's also cute and gentle, kind enough to nurse him for the entire night when he was injured. He confesses that he came to like her when they were living together. Aladdin, Olba, Sharrkan and Olba are all happy and a bit envious of him. Alibaba nervously laughs, blushing.
The next morning, Alibaba meets up with Toto and follows around her with a smile. Toto asks what is wrong and says that she's going to eat breakfast. Alibaba nervously laughs and sees her off. When he is left alone, he admits that all he said about dating Toto was a lie. He felt that he was being idealized by Olba, Aladdin and company and that Sharrkan, Morgiana and Yamraiha were looking at him with expectations when asked if he had a girlfriend. He realizes that they probably would have been happy even if he didn't answer "yes" and he did something inexcusable to Toto. Recalling what happened last night, Alibaba said that "she" would get mad and starts to wonder who he was even talking about. At that time, he noticed a drunken Toto staring in their direction. However, the one who came to his mind was not Toto, but Garda. She is female, so he wasn't lying. Although saying that "reckless" is an understatement, as she almost cut off his arm, and in fact slept by him even on the days he wasn't injured. He admits that "a girl heavily breathing down a guy's neck is rather exciting, but in her case, it's horrifying".
He clarifies that he's not dating Garda. Nonetheless, he left out the fact that they are from different species and used her as a scapegoat, because he didn't want to disappoint his friends. Besides, all the women who came to him in Reim ran away because they were threatened by Garda. He sighs and says that although he never thought about it, he wants a girlfriend too. He wonders if someone will fall in love with him one day. He decides to apologize to Toto and speak with her so that their stories match and not let the people who have great expectations of him know that he's not popular with girls, especially Olba and Aladdin.
As he reaches everyone, he finds Toto explaining that she is not Alibaba's lover and that it is in fact Garda. As they notice him, Sharrkan and Pisti come to him, laughing. Sharrkan wants Alibaba to tell them how many girls he has played with, sure that him lying about finding a girlfriend was to hide that fact. However, his answer is zero. With a blank expression, he adds that he couldn't find girlfriend in Reim and he didn't do anything with anyone. He wonders if there is something wrong with it as it wasn't his original objective and apologizes to everyone for lying to them. Sharrkan takes him for a drink and Aladdin and Olba tag along. Sharrkan reassures him that if he thinks that their feeling for him changed because of that, he is underestimating them. Alibaba agrees while crying his "manly tears" and the three hug Alibaba tightly. Sharrkan says that they know of Alibaba's good traits and that one day a woman who will understand him will appear as well. While still being held by them, Alibaba tearfully replies, "Where is she...? Master... Where is that woman? Waaaah why isn't she here!!!!".
Some time later, Alibaba trains with Sharrkan. He has troubles with his master's style, which is hard to predict. To have better chances against him, Alibaba stretches his Magoi around the hilt of his sword. He explains that he was taught Magoi Manipulation in Reim by Shambal and he trained his swordsmanship with Muu. He then thinks that Sharrkan wants to hug him and stretches his arms, but instead gets hit and yelled at by his jealous master.
Half a month later a letter from Kouen arrives. Sinbad tells Alibaba, Aladdin and Morgiana that the Prince wants an escort all the way to the uninhabited island where the summit is going to take place, someone willing to talk to him. They agreed to not use any Metal Vessels, so they have to get there by ship. What's more, Sinbad reveals that Kouen wants Alibaba and Aladdin as his escort, much to Alibaba's surprise. The "invitation letter" wants to take them to the place where Kouen is preparation his next expedition force, to Balbadd. With a serious expression, Alibaba recalls the moment when Kouen asked him if he isn't looking down at him and the embarrassment he felt back then, and declares that he will go there alone.
Afterwards, he apologizes to Aladdin for saying that and with a smile explains that he thinks that completely thinking Kouen is reckless. Besides, Kouen is obsessed with Aladdin so he might even disregard the summit to drag him to his side. And if he succeeded, the effort Morgiana and Yunan put to gather everyone and cease fire between Kou and Reim that Sinbad is maintaining would be wasted. Alibaba isn't sure what will happen when he'll go alone, but that is one more reason for him to go there. Alibaba then reassures Aladdin that he will be fine and asks if his friend thinks that he is useless without him around. He tells Morgiana to not come with him, as Balbadd is dangerous place, where they could be killed at any time and she should stay here with Aladdin.
The following day, Alibaba notices that Morgiana came with him after all. He sweats and a bit irritated, shouts that he told her not to come. She however says that she will do it, because she was once told by the two of them to do what she wants. She says that she wants to help him. She's is doing it for Aladdin as well, as he really wanted to come with him. Alibaba stares at her a bit moved. Then, he turns around and spots Aladdin waving them goodbye. Much to his astonishment, the ship is boarded by Toto, Olba and his friends as well. He says that they aren't going to play. Send off by Sindria's citizens, Alibaba's group heads out towards Balbadd.
Alibaba is standing alone, deep in thoughts, until the group comes to his side. Toto asks him what is wrong and Olba adds that they shouldn't lower their guard as the pirates can come, but that's not something they should say, and laughs. Alibaba stares at him silently and only after a while realizes that he's been interrupted. With a smile, he says that nothing is wrong and walks away.
The previous night, he was talking to Morgiana. She mentioned that Aladdin felt really worried after it was decided that he would go to Balbadd, but he replied that he's fine. After a moment of silence, he admitted that he proudly told him to not think about complicated matters but he, himself, is a little scared of going back to Balbadd, much to her confusion. He explained that back in Reim, he continued to think about how to enter Balbadd. From the information he obtained, he learned that it became an expedition base for Kou, but he heard nothing about a bad government. He said that it's not always that every country at war is in worser situation than a country at peace, and that might be the case with Balbadd, which was in tragic situation three years ago. He felt something superfluous after meeting Kouen. He said that he is fine if Balbadd become a country his loved ones can accept, and he, who ran away three years ago has no right to interfere with the current situation, but he is scared that there is probably nothing left for him to do for Balbadd's sake. He understood that it is quite selfish of him, considering the situation the people has been in and he still wants a role where he can do something, no matter what. He wondered if it's really true and if so, what should he do. He confessed that he knows that he should still fight against Al-Thamen, even if it's not related to Balbadd anymore, but he feels like there's no meaning for him to have a Metal Vessel, and that's really inexcusable.
The pirates attack Alibaba's ship. Olba says that they, the former pirates, are perfect match against fellow trash who are not worth living, what shocks Alibaba. As he fights, he asks if they really consider themselves this way, what Olba confirms. He, Birgit, Bhrol, Yon and Alon clearly state that they should repay their benefactor with their strength to help their little brothers, but Alibaba, ashamed, says that he haven't done anything, didn't give them a place to stay nor food, but Toto exclaims that he doesn't understand. She mentions a gladiators he freed. Alibaba showed them a bright way to their hearts, guided them, and that's what saved them. Both Toto and Olba state that they respect and adore Alibaba for that and much to Alibaba's surprise, both are granted the power of Amon's Household, Amol Ahmor-Ghameq. They defeat pirates with it.
Later, the group celebrates the activation of the Household. Morgiana tells Alibaba that she is glad, as he has more allies now. He wonders how many Household Vessels it can produce. Morgiana says that they all adore him. With a small blush, she notes that he isn't going there alone, and he responds similarly, nodding. Then, Toto and Olba want to announce to Alibaba something. He brightly smiles and pushed them to tell him, but as he learns that they decided to become a couple after they came to the mutual understanding thanks to wanting to fight for Alibaba's sake, he makes a weird expressions and only says, "Y-yeah".
After that, Alibaba stands alone with a serious face, irritated, listening to Olba and Toto's flirting. They realize what they are doing and apologize to him for making him listen to this when he is so sensitive and worried about not having a girlfriend. Toto says that he would get jealous every time he sees them, but he denies it. He tells them that they are heading to Balbadd so he isn't interested in losing head for someone now. He then goes to his room. All alone, he starts rolling on the ground, and in his head, screams that this is frustrating. He thinks that Toto and Olba aren't thinking about his feelings at all. He wonders what kind of Household is that, but then dismisses that thought and begins to ponder why isn't he able to have a relationship with a girl. He curses that he is lonely and that he wants to be loved by someone, to be special to someone.
He then gets out of the room, with his hair completely messed. He tells Olba and Toto that he needs some breeze on his face and leaves them, but Olba decides to talk to him more. He asks him if he's angry because he likes Toto, but it only pisses off Alibaba more and starts shouting that it's not like that. He asks him what does he really know about Toto, compared to him. Olba, also screamingly, answers that love frightens you, makes you excited and is like a labyrinth, but it only confuses Alibaba. When both are out of breath, Olba makes a point that Alibaba still has Morgiana. Surprised, he asks him if he's stupid, as there's nothing between them. Olba replies that still, Morgiana likes him, confusing Alibaba more, what also surprises Olba, who explains how she's always worried about him and was quite shocked when he said he had a girlfriend. Alibaba starts smiling but denies such a possibility. He explains that Morgiana is his friend and being always together doesn't mean that they are a couple. He leaves Olba with words that he is still such a kid and and goes back to his room again.
There, with a serious expression, he wonders if it's for real. He tries to calm himself down so to not swallow Olba's nonsense. He thinks it's impossible for Morgiana to fall in love with him, when she's stronger than he and fought beside him all the time. He then starts wondering if he really can be so sure about it and comes to the conclusion that, considering all the unexplainable strange behaviors of her would be clear with just this fact alone, she might really like him. He then starts wondering how would he react to her feelings if that was true and as he imagines her confession, he starts blushing and grinning. He leaves his room and passes by Toto and Olba. He tells them that they should get along as much as possible and leaves them.
He goes straight to Morgiana, who is training. Much to her confusion, he starts to run around her until she asks him if there is something he needs. Blushing, he says that the breeze feels good today, but Morgiana notes that there is no breeze. He adds that more than breeze, it's sun that is really dazzling. Excited, he takes a look at her, but seeing how she shines, his heart starts beating and he blushes more. He wonders if she always was this cute and realizes that he can't look her in the eyes. He recalls that the first time they met, he also had thought she was really cute. Morgiana then says that she has something to tell him. He wonders if that's what they call "confession".
Morgiana says that from now on, he will get even more allies. He is a person that can give people things which can't be obtained with money, just how he warmed the hearts of people of Balbadd as well as Toto's, Olba's and her own. Hearing her, Alibaba doesn't understand what is she's talking about at all, surprised that she would confess out of the blue. He thinks that this development is even too fast for him to follow, but she must have prepared for years to tell him all of this. She continues saying that one day, a lot of people will gather around him and she will become a really small existence among them, but asks if it would be possible for him to let her stay by his side. Sweating, Alibaba wonders if she's proposing. He scolds himself and makes himself focus. He realizes that a girl is telling him something like that with her whole determination and he must answer her with all of his feelings. He decides to not become like his father.
Alibaba thanks her and admits that he's happy about her feelings. He says that she's special to him, she is always there for him when he's in trouble and she always helps him in making decisions. She's strong and cool woman, someone he can rely on, but for those reasons, he asks if she is sure there aren't better ways of living than with him. Depressed, she wants to know if he's saying that she can't be with him, but he denies it. He says, "I want you to be by my side forever. No matter what happens from now on, I will always be with you, Morgiana!". Trembling, he shuts his eyes, only to try open it seconds later. He notices that Morgiana started crying, what shocks him. She thanks him and says that she's really happy. Alibaba blushes and in his thoughts screams that she's really cute. Much to her surprise, he hugs her and addresses to Aladdin, Cassim and Mariam, telling them that he was able to get the cutest girl in the world. He then looks at Toto, Olba and company, smiling and crying at the same time.
Alibaba continues sticking to Morgiana. She notes that they will soon reach Balbadd, what he confirms. Whatever Morgiana does, Alibaba still clings to her. At some point she tells him that it's strange and asks him to stop. Alibaba blushes and replies that it's normal, now that they become lovers, or married couple and just a moment ago she even proposed. Morgiana, confused, says she doesn't remember anything like that and asks if he hasn't misunderstood something. Alibaba, confused, recalls what she said just 15 minutes before and she confirms that she did say it, but she meant it as a member of his Household and she just wants to serve under him in the future as well. Hearing that, Alibaba, flustered, starts shouting, crying and pulling his own hair. Morgiana tries to calm him down, but he only screams that he doesn't want this anymore and wants to know why is he the only one who must go through such pains. He adds that everything is horrible and runs away.
He goes to hide among barrels, where he trembles in fear, badly hurt. Toto tells him that it's not like Morgiana hates him and Olba adds that they all love him, but he only screams. Toto gets irritated and says that if he wants a girlfriend so badly he should just say "Let's go out", sure that Morgiana would be fine with it, what she confirms, because she will follow Alibaba everywhere. Alibaba interrupts them, saying that it's not what he meant. He tells them that he was never loved by a single woman in his life, he just want someone who looks just at him, he wants that kind of relationship. He asks if there's something wrong with him and screams that he wants to be popular, be pampered and have a girlfriend.
Morgiana comes closer to Alibaba, deeply bowing and apologizes for creating such a misunderstanding. She explains that just a few years ago, she was still a slave and never considered being with someone of her own free will, so she's not capable as imagining something as amazing as being with him, but if he's willing to teach her about such things, she can learn them little by little. She then asks him if he could give her more time before she can properly learn to be with him and adds that it's because she really likes him. As he hears it, Alibaba starts trembling and crying, but says that he will wait. Morgiana holds his arms. Seeing how honest part of himself Alibaba has shown them, Yon comments that he is really incredible, and Bhrol adds that he would never lie in order to be respected or would hide his real self, so he is someone who can be trusted. Such words only make Alibaba angry and he orders them to stop making fun of him. When Olba and Birgit reassure him that Bhrol really meant it, Alibaba only is more certain that they are making fun of him after all. He gasps in surprise when Morgiana says that she likes that part of him as well. Then, Toto announces that they are almost in Balbadd.
Alibaba's group arrives in Balbadd's port. With a serious expression, Alibaba heads towards his homeland.
Looking at Balbadd, which now resembles the Kou Empire, Alibaba says he wasn’t thinking that it would retain so many traces of its original form. He mentions the rumors he heard, about countries invaded by Kou becoming Kou itself. Hidden in the caravan, the group watches people's appearance. Alibaba notices that there are only golden and brown clothes. Afterwards, Alibaba is greeted by an attendant who calls him prince, but quickly corrects himself to ambassador. He reminds Alibaba that Balbadd is no longer his nation and asks him to not make unnecessary ruckus. With a smile, Alibaba replies that he understands. The attendant says that Kouen is busy and will meet with them the next day. He also asks them to wait in the preprepared estate until then. Alibaba responds with "I understand." and says he wants to meet someone alone.
With his face hidden, Alibaba goes around the city and looks for someone. As he spots his friends, Zaynab, Hassan and their child, he comments that they quite look like the family now. He uncovers his face much to their surprise. Already in their house, Alibaba cries from laughing while playing with their son. He says he is no cute at all and it's pity because his face looks just as his father's. Zaynab gets annoyed at Alibaba's behavior and he apologizes. He asks for the baby's name and upon learning that it's Zassan, he laughs again. Hassan comments that Alibaba hasn't changed at all, but he responds that a lot happened to him as well. Hassan is sure that it means that Alibaba has finally found himself a woman, but he only makes a blank expression. He makes it clear to his worries friends that he is living by following the way of the sword after all.
In the evening, when Hassan falls asleep, Zaynab tells Alibaba that she is happy that he is alive. She also says that they are doing great and they were given everything, from food to clothes to even a house. She says how Kouen is a man of great mercy, way better than Ahbmad. As she says that, she apologizes to Alibaba for that. He replies that it's fine and asks what happened after he left. He learns that after taking control of Balbadd, people from Kou didn't kill anyone, but instead repaired streets, took everything from everyone and blurred the line between nobility and poor people. They also supplied everyone with water and change of clothes, eventually changing every single part of Balbadd into the Kou Empire. Zaynab says it was so quick that no one could even thing whether it was good or bad. Alibaba looks at her concerned, but she quickly adds that by working hard and getting paid from the government, people are able to gradually become free, and besides, there already people who left slums. She dreams of opening her own shop one day. Alibaba answers with a smile.
In the night, half-asleep Hassan starts talking about how good it is that Alibaba hasn't changed while Alibaba tries to quiet him so he wouldn't wake up his wife and son. Hassan however makes him listen to his story. He explains that the green clothes they are wearing are called "citizen clothes". They have to bow and serve people of different clothes and they can't wear white no matter what. He recalls how white was a color of clothes worn by sailors, poor people and also the Fog Troupe's members. He emotionally asks if wasn't their Balbadd like that, making Alibaba to stare at in silence, worried. Hassan also reveals that people can't choose their work and are allowed to only work physically and become more stupid each time. He wants to know if weren't they supposed to maintain their independence and is worried that after dozen of years people will forget that a country of Balbadd once existed. He asks Alibaba if it's really fine to let them make people into anything they want as long as they are given food and allowed to live. Alibaba is still speechless. After that Hassan says that he is different from Zaynab in his believes. He inquires why Alibaba wasn't surprised about that, to which the former Prince explains that are institutions in the Reim Empire that allow the sons of wealthy people to request the teachings of intellectuals and scholars and he was able to slip into those lessons thanks to certain connections he has. After responding with understanding, Hassan stands up and wants to take Alibaba in front of Cassim's grave, sure that he would like to talk to him.
In front of his friend's grave, Alibaba learns that no one is buried there as Cassim's body was taken away. Hassan also fills Alibaba in concerning their former comrades, Tariq and Sa'id as well as mentions servants whom Alibaba is going to see tomorrow. Hassan also tells Alibaba about the times when people opposed the Kou Empire, but were captured and executed, because there weren't good leaders such as Cassim and Alibaba. After that, Hassan makes an emotional statement that he wants to return to the past, leading Alibaba to inquire if he wants to start a revolution, but due to Zaynab's second pregnancy, Hassan declines the offer, much to Alibaba's shock. He doesn't want to spent a night in Hassan's house and parts with his friend.
During his lone walk around the Balbadd, he recalls what was happening there before, in the places he stands. He addresses to Cassim, telling him that nothing is left. The next day, he joins his group. As they go through Balbadd, he wonders if everyone is fine with this. He understands that they are living more prosperous life but the feeling he gets is different from yesterday. Then, the group hears about a child who was ran over by a wagon, on the verge of dying. Alibaba finds him and with his Magoi Manipulation, he checks his state and declares that although he has some injures, there's no internal bleeding, meaning that he has a chance of surviving. However, no one would want to take him to the doctor, as he is a slave, much to Alibaba's shock. He screams that there weren't any slaves in Balbadd, but learns that they exist now, because it's legal in Kou. He has no words when this matter is further explained. He only asks to take this child to the doctor and his wish is granted.
In his thoughts, he tells Zaynab and Hassan that he doesn't think it's a good thing. He notes that they were angry because of such things, people living good on the expense of others. He realizes that something inside the hearts of Balbadd's people changed. He then reach the Balbadd's Palace where he meets up with Kouen Ren. There he also notices Barkak and others. Then, a argument breaks out as Kou's supporters want to make Alibaba bow in front of Kouen while others think he doesn't have to as he currently has no relation to Balbadd. Alibaba starts bowing with a words that he doesn't mind doing so, but lies that there is a custom in Balbadd which is an act of touching the ground with one's head to pray for a pregnant woman to have an easy delivery. Upon hearing it, the man from Kou orders everyone to stand up.
Kouen starts laughing and comes to Alibaba. After the two of them are left alone, Alibaba thinks that Kouen is tyrant after all. He asks him if he's fine with talking to someone of such a low birth what makes Kouen order him to stop asking such a dumb questions, much to Alibaba's confuse. He explains that ten years ago he was in completely different position and it all changed due to the Emperor's death so in the end, differences due to lineage don't exist in the world. Alibaba asks him if he's even in a position to ask that, as he made people to show respect. He also mentions the promise to make Balbadd autonomous republic but it's far from that right know. He also wants to know why he did something as unreasonable as invading other countries but Kouen gets angry at him for asking "why, why". Much to Alibaba's confuse, Kouen inquires if it ever occurred to him that there are more important things that making sure everyone understands everything. Realizing that Alibaba doesn't get everything, he decides to let him talk with his younger brother, Koumei, first.
Seeing Koumei, Alibaba recalls him in his Djinn Equip form. As they are left alone, Alibaba feels awkward. Looking at him, Alibaba thinks that Koumei doesn't have any air of self-importance at all. He isn't interested in talking to him, as his main goal is Kouen. Out of blue, Koumei reveals that he was the one who took the autonomy right from Balbadd and explains what he meant in details. Alibaba screams that no one will believe such an obvious lie but Koumei states that if you repeat that lie thousand times, it'll become truth and adds that it's fine to lie, even if the lie itself is absurd. He also says that there is a need that the people from the other countries are forced to abide to the rule that the imperial family of the Kou Empire is the unique and the most noble family in the world. Alibaba asks for what reason and hears that it is to unify the world. Koumei declares that they invited Alibaba there because they believe he is walking the same path as them.
Alibaba asks if Koumei is telling him that they have to completely change the countries conquered by Kou in order to unify the world. He states that they are people who desire it but is interrupted before he can finish his sentence. He listens to Koumei's monologue confused and surprised. Koumei notes that people are more inclined to conflict and as they are different, it will always be impossible for them to understand each other. He points out that sooner or later, the ideologies will destroy each other and the conflicts caused "hatred" to people who support different ideologies. He also recalls the examples from history. During his emotional breakdown, Koumei states that they have no other choice but to unify everything, meaning to erase from the history fact that there once different countries and ideologies existed. Alibaba asks to confirm if Koumei aims to erase the truth from history and gets the positive response as well as further explanation.
From his answers Alibaba is able to deduce that it was Koumei who introduced slavery to Balbadd. Koumei reassures him that their slavery system is human; slaves are freed after 5 years and mistreatment is prohibited by law. Koumei thinks it's good way to maintain public order as there hasn't been any rebellion under Kou's rule. Koumei also says that once war disappears, it will be impossible to get war prisoners turning into slave and everything will end peacefully. Alibaba argues that things won't go so smoothly, but Koumei thinks that Alibaba just don't understand and adds that they are trying to accomplish no one before could. He also asks Alibaba is his thoughts changed. He exclaims that anyone can grieve about any irrational things in this world and asks if he ever thought about changing the world at its foundations, even if he had to sadly cast something so beautiful away, not for a happiness of single country but the entire world. Koumei demands Alibaba to give him his answer, but Alibaba only looks at him in silence, terrified.
After their talk, Kouen shows up. He asks Alibaba why is he so gloomy when Balbadd is doing better than before. After some time, Alibaba slowly agrees, adding that Balbadd has improved and what they talked about made him look from a wider point of view, but he can't cast away so many good memories for a greater good. He asks if it is really alright to do anything in the present for a better future and mentions that Kou and Al-Thamen are scattering the seeds of "hatred" that one day will explode. He recalls that Koumei said about the irrationality of war and slavery, and sure that Koumei hates them will all his heart as well, wants to know why he enforces them on people dear to him. He asks why won't he convey his real feeling to the people of his country who are living right now, instead of waiting for the future. Koumei doesn't answer.
Kouen interrupts, telling Alibaba that he did a good job with giving his piece shamelessly. He brings up that right now, Alibaba isn't a prince, but just a prisoner and nothing will change in Balbadd no matter what he says, discouraging him. Much to Alibaba's horror, Kouen adds that it would be easy to make him disappear, on the contrary. He asks him if he ever considered that he is all alone in the middle of enemy's base, making Alibaba realize that fact. Overwhelmed by the presence of people around him, the former Prince takes his Metal Vessel, cursing that he will meet his end in this place. However, Kouen adds that depending on his decision, Saluja household could be revived, much to Alibaba's surprise. Kouen brings his sword up to Alibaba's neck and orders him to become his right-hand man. He wants shocked Alibaba to put all his efforts together with Koumei's in order to improve Balbadd, cut all his connections to Sindria and swear fealty to him. If he does it, he will be given a full authority in Balbadd in the future.
Alibaba asks if Kouen want to make him his subordinate, what the Prince confirms. Kouen orders him to become the General of the Kou Empire and point his sword at Sinbad and the Seven Seas Alliance together with Kouha and Koumei. Alibaba shouts that he won't do that as he's no going to betray Sharrkan nor Sinbad. Kouen asks if he is a retainer of Sindria, shocking him. Kouen continues with his questions, inquiring if Alibaba didn't obtained his Metal Vessel for Balbadd, but Alibaba doesn't answer. As he trembles, Kouen once again orders him to sword loyalty to him, but Alibaba says that he can't do that. He wants Kouen to give him more time to think. Kouen states he is an idiot and that the answer should be obvious as this is what he was born for. He screams that every minute of his hesitation is a sin to his people and demands him to answer. Alibaba, overwhelmed, remains silent until Kouen decide to leave him. As he turns around, he tells Alibaba that he can live his life under Sinbad and forget about Balbadd. After gathering enough strength, Alibaba answers, "If you just say... «follow me»... then I don't have any other choice...!!!" He falls on his knees and adds that Kouen is a cruel person and asks if this is how he got all followers, however, Kouen doesn't answer.
Instead, Koumei explains that Alibaba wouldn't be accepted unconditionally and makes three points Alibaba has to follow: to completely cut off his ties with Sindria, to present a concrete proposal in ruling Balbadd and to show loyalty to Ren family with all himself. Alibaba concludes that they just can do anything to him, but he learns that he just need to marry one of the Imperial Princesses, such as Kougyoku, because if he wants to keep Saluja bloodline alive, he is allowed to do so only as a part of Ren family. Alibaba is surprised hearing that but soon answers that he can't marry anyone. Kouen asks if he has more important concerns than his country and sums him up as someone to look down on. Alibaba however thinks of Morgiana and his promise. Koumei suggests that he can bring two or three concubines with him if he has someone on mind but Alibaba shouts at him to stop saying absurd things, as he couldn't do something as dishonest. Koumei comments that he sounds like a cherry boy who hasn't touched a woman, making Alibaba upset and silent. When Koumei realizes he had the point, he apologizes. After a moment of complete silence, Alibaba says that this has nothing to do with their talk and Koumei agrees but Kouen just bursts out laughing. He comments that he has really scorned him, making tearful Alibaba to attack him with Amol Saiqa, but Koumei stops him. After that, Koumei wants Alibaba to go but when the latter protests, he explains that until he accepts their conditions, he won't be able to do a thing, so he has to gather his determination and decide.
After leaving the room, Alibaba wonders what should he do. He wonders if he can just simply ask Aladdin for the advice. His deep thoughts are interrupted by Kougyoku. The two of them goes to get a fresh air. Alibaba recalls Kouen's words about marriage but no solution comes to his mind. Kougyoku notices his behavior and tells him that he doesn't seem to well for what he apologizes. She answers that it's fine and says that he is seeing Balbadd after a long time. She confesses that she also was a little afraid when she came there. She says that Balbadd is important place for her as it would have decided her life, given that she married into its royal family. She adds that it's the same even now. With a bright smile, she asks Alibaba if he thinks that things between them improved as well as the relations between Sindria and Kou thanks to fighting a common enemy. She asks whether he brothers realized that Metal Vessels don't exist to make them fight each other. Alibaba tightens his teeth. Kougyoku explains that this is the reason she was called to the meeting as well, as a General of the Kou Empire, much to Alibaba's shock. She adds that for now it's just a decorative title but it's still a great improvement from the times should couldn't even speak. Kougyoku believes it's because they fought the Medium. She explains that right now Kouha and Hakuei are watching over Magnostadt and she could also persuade everyone else, including Judar. She exclaims that she will fight alongside Alibaba and his friends. She says that that's why he can ask her for advice on anything, as she is his friend and Alibaba was the first person to accept her feelings outside Kou. She promises to do anything to him. Alibaba looks at her speechless. After a while, he speaks up that it would be easier if she was a despicable person, confusing her.
Alibaba then tells Kougyoku what Kouen told him. She laughs and says she understands, but Alibaba realizes that the atmosphere around her changed. He is told that she is not Princess Kougyoku and that he should have done what he just said, since it's a good thing for Sindria. Much to Alibaba's shock and horror, he realizes that it's Sinbad who is speaking through Kougyoku.
Sinbad mentions things Kougyoku shouldn't have known about, making Alibaba sure that it's not her speaking. Sinbad explains that him being able to control Kougyoku's mind is one of Zepar's abilities. Alibaba asks why would he do that and Sinbad answers that it's to watch over the world and says where else he casted this technique. Alibaba wants to know if he doesn't think it's too cruel to make Kougyoku spy on her beloved people, but Sinbad answers that he is dirtying his hands to protect his country, and Kou and Reim are no different. After that, Sinbad says that Alibaba entering the Kou Empire isn't as serious as he thinks, since the Seven Seas Alliance and Kou aren't in war. Besides, the Eight Generals will understand too and makes a point that even Sharrkan is an exile, surprising him. Alibaba also gave Aladdin a freedom to chose whatever he wants to do. Sinbad continues saying that Alibaba can only pretend to follow Kou's order, making him angry.
Alibaba asks what will happen if they discover this plot, telling him that he can't betray Balbadd again. He also says that once he becomes the vessel of Kou, he will fight Sinbad for real and will tell Kougyoku about Zepar as well. Sinbad makes a point that Kougyoku will be in a miserable position if they discover that there is an interception magic set up in her head. Alibaba stays silent, enraged. Sinbad they bid him farewell, saying that Alibaba will be considered his ally no matter what. After leaving Kougyoku's mind, she falls unconscious. Alibaba catches her falling body and recalls her words about him being her friend. He thinks to himself: "She's being used without knowing anything...!! I can't forgive Sinbad for doing this thing to her... But... But...!!!".
Afterwards, Alibaba is seen with Kouen by the end of their journey. Alibaba accepts Kouen's conditions in exchange for authority over Balbadd. He says that although he won't be able to show his face to Sinbad and others, he can't run away or won't be qualified to return to Balbadd for the second time. Kouen wants to show his household who are following them on this ship, but Alibaba says he hasn't told them anything yet and has a questions to which Kouen's answer might or might not make them allies. He asks whether it's Kouen or Kou's Emperor who is an ally of Al-Thamen. Kouen says that it's not like this and asks if he trusts people of Balbadd and believes that they will never betray him. He says that such a country doesn't exist and he can't even trust his own subordinates. Asked if he doesn't trust anyone, Kouen answers that he does trust his brothers and that's why he feels guilty towards Hakuryuu, surprising Alibaba. Kouen continues that Emperor Hakutoku was a great ruler and he even envies Hakuryuu being born as his son, but he won't let him become a king, as Hakuryuu is someone who isn't able to swell up is hatred.
Kouen adds that one day, when Balbadd will be Alibaba's, he mustn't try to get rid of people he hates because he will eventually end up alone. He says that for that reason he has to protect his own country, no matter how much he has to dirty his hands. Alibaba asks what he meant and Kouen tells him about the nest he is building inside of his body and his beliefs that someone is trying to accomplish something with Metal Vessels and Dungeons in this era. He says he will use the strength of people who are sure to betray him one day so to create an unified country. Alibaba asks if it means that he knew about Hakuryuu trying to rise a revolt against him and still left him at large, but Kouen states that Hakuryuu poses no threat to him. Asked why is he so sure about it, he replies that they have been inducing him that way. Alibaba wonders if that means that he had set up some kind of trap. He realizes the similarities between Sinbad and Kouen, questioning if that means that they will sacrifice anyone. He thinks to himself that he can only fights with his Metal Vessel and nothing else, and wants to know if it's what it takes to be King Vessels. He ends up addressing to Aladdin, saying that he doesn't understand.
Just then, they reach the island where the summit is going to take place and are greeted by Ja'far, Pisti, Spartos, Drakon and Hinahoho.
When all Metal Vessel users are instructed to leave their weapon, Alibaba looks horrified at everything Kou's people and Sinbad have. He doesn't realize to leave his own sword until Ja'far reminds him to do so. Soon after, Koumei forbids Alibaba's Household to return to Sindria's side. Alibaba argues that he was the only one who accepted their conditions but Koumei tells him not to be unreasonable. Alibaba explains that it happened because of a promise he made to them and apologizes. He asks to listen to him when the right time comes. Birgit demands to know what he means and why he rode on a different ship from them, but he remains silent. Morgiana realizes that what they offered him in exchange must be something he could die to protect. He is surprised at first, but he promises to not let Kou's people to do as they please towards his comrades and thanks them.
He is shocked to see the Fanalis Corps entering the summit as well as by Titus and Aladdin's flashy entrance. As Aladdin starts telling an Alma Torran's legend, Alibaba smiles at the mention of Aladdin's homeland. He asks what kind of place Alma Torran was and how far away it is from, only to be confused when Aladdin reveals it's "another world". He is amazed at the fact that countless worlds exist. He asks how Aladdin was able to travel to their world if it's impossible, only to learn that he was sent there by this world's creator, Solomon. Aladdin then starts projecting the image of Alma Torran he got in the Sacred Palace. Alibaba is surprised that there were other intelligent forms of life, such as talking pigs. Aladdin continues his story, explaining what problems Alma Torran faced and mentioning that at that time, humanity was one of the weakest species.
Aladdin continues showing the legend of Alma Torran. Everyone gathered at the summit sees the ogres attacking people until a monster of white light descended and erased them in instant. Much to Alibaba's shock, the monster is the same as the Medium, except it's not black. Aladdin explains that it's the "creator" of Alma Torran, called Ilah. Ilah believed that to save the world, unifying it is necessary, much like Kouen and Koumei think. Ilah gave people, the species he chose to rule the world, part of his power - Magic. Aladdin tells how the chaos continued for the next 800 years until a Magician who unified the world appeared. Alibaba watches the happy scenes from Alma Torran with a smile. He is surprised when Aladdin points at Ugo, who was one of the Magi. He notices the woman next to him and recalls that it's the place where Aladdin was born. He also asks about the woman next to him. Aladdin however decides to tell them the reason why the Alma Torran was quickly destroyed so they wouldn't make the same mistakes.
After hearing Aladdin's story of Alma Torran, Alibaba realizes how little he knew about and understood Aladdin. He thinks that Aladdin is the same as him, a simple human with a lot things to worry about, but also the unique being entrusted with the fate of two worlds. Alibaba, along with Morgiana, tell Aladdin they are happy they know his story and declare that they are willing to fight with him. Alibaba notes to himself that he and Morgiana were thinking the same thing.
He notices Sinbad's expression after hearing the story about Solomon and recalls the conversations he had with Kouen and Sinbad. Morgiana asks him to tell them about his problems later to which he reluctantly agrees. Soon after, Aladdin proposes to sign a ceasefire treaty between Reim, Kou and Sindria. Alibaba points out that they were able to stop Magnostadt's incident thanks to the cooperation, though Aladdin and Yunan explain that the crisis isn't quite over yet. When Sinbad says that he is not sure about joining hands with the Kou Empire because they are the Al-Thamen itself, anxious Alibaba wonders how Kouen will respond to this accusation. When the fight between the two nations is about to begin, he stops Kouen from fighting Sinbad and refuses to let Balbadd end up like what happened long ago by swearing that he will fight alongside Kouen, even if his opponents will be his siblings. Kouen violently pats him on the back and says to stop being so serious, then proceeds to discuss things with Aladdin.
Their talks are interrupted by Judar's sudden arrival. Alibaba comments on how the atmosphere around him is different from the time he saw in Balbadd. He is quite surprised to learn that the leader of Al-Thamen is none other than Hakuryuu's mother. He is terrified when the soldiers announce that Gyokuen Ren has been killed by Hakuryuu himself. After Judar declares his intentions and leaves, Alibaba wonders what Judar and Hakuryuu are trying to set in the motion here.
Kouen then tells Alibaba to go to Balbadd immediately. After more discussions, Alibaba declares to Sinbad that he will become Kouen's subordinate and reveals all conditions Kouen had. Olba asks if he's alright with all of this, mentioning all things that he's learned about Alibaba's situation, to which Alibaba responds that he's not feeling angry about it at all. Olba exclaims that he's lying to which Alibaba admits that it's annoying and he doesn't want to do it but when there's his personal distaste on one side and the regret he'll feel if he abandons people of Balbadd on another, the difference is obvious. He explains that if he can douse the sparks of flame that will fall onto Balbadd, he does not care on which side he stands. After listening to his reasons, Sinbad calls him, "Prince Alibaba."
Alibaba then bids Sinbad farewell and apologizes for things ending up this way after all he's done for him. Sinbad says that it is not a farewell, not now after hearing Aladdin's story. Sharrkan points out that Hakuryuu will probably attack Balbadd and asks him if he will be able to kill Hakuryuu. Alibaba nods to Morgiana and Aladdin, and the trio state that they will not kill him no matter what, but bring him back instead. Then, they sail off to Balbadd.
While flying to Rakushou with Aladdin, Alibaba states that they have to meet with Hakuryuu. He tells Aladdin that he will not just look on if Balbadd is going to be involved in war, and that he will fight anyone who invades his country, even if it is Hakuryuu. He then says that he does not know if Hakuryuu really wants to do that, and that Hakuryuu has just taken his revenge so he should still be in the capital. Aladdin asks if there is anything they can do, and Alibaba says that they can tell him about Alma Torran. He says that metal vessel users should notfight with their friends, and that Hakuryuu does not know that they have a common enemy. If they do not defeat Ill Ilah everyone will die, and that if Hakuryuu knows this he will definitely abandon his plans for war for the Kou Empire's sake. Even if they think differently, they were still friends who fought together in the past, after all. Facing someone important to you can be hard, but they have to do it. He says that even if they know they regret this, they can't give up, and that he's sure this isn't for nothing. When Aladdin says that Kouen must be furious that they left like this, Alibaba explains that with the loss of the Kou Emperor, Kouen's position is unstable and so he can't order them around.
Upon arriving at Rakushou, the capital of the Kou Empire, Alibaba expresses his surprise and states that it is many times bigger than Balbadd. When speaking to Hakuryuu, he is uncertain at first, but after relaxing he decides that Hakuryuu has not changed at all. When Hakuryuu decides that Alibaba visited to ally himself with Hakuryuu against Kouen, Alibaba is unsettled but still asks him to stop the war. He talks to Hakuryuu about Alma Toran, only to find out that he already knows. Alibaba asks Hakuryuu what he will do about Hakuei, and Hakuryuu challenges him to a fight.
During their final exchange, Alibaba manages to sever Hakuryuu's legs, but Hakuryu forces Alibaba's soul out of his body and to the Dark Continent. There his consciousness dwelled for over 100 years until he encounters Judar and manages to find the Mother Dragon, who escorts both of them to Yunan's place over the course of two years.
After awakening in his emaciated body, Alibaba spent several months at least undergoing rehabilitation with Yunan and gaining insight into the world. Upon recovering enough to move, he set out to meet Sinbad and confirm that he has David's Rukh within him, Amon had been confiscated, and that Hakuryuu, Aladdin, and Morgiana were missing. He then gets a flight to the Kou Empire in search of his old friends.
Alibaba then goes to Kou empire and demands to meet Kougyoku but the guards do notpermit this and attack him; however, Alibaba easily beats them with his new abilities, a form of Life Review. He had spent 1,000 years as pure consciousness and as the doll body was extremely difficult to control, he had to get used to the dangers of Dark Continent in the doll form. When he came back to his human body, his body could perceive things at a terrifying speed. He could now see things in super-slow motion when he wants to or when his body is in danger. He knocks the guards, and he advances towards to Kougyoku's throne. During a private conversation, she explains to Alibaba how the Kou Empire is dissolving for not paying its loans to the International Alliance, and she shares her anger and rage towards Sinbad for using her.
Alibaba then takes it upon himself to help her bring Kou back into a state of self-sufficiency and is named the Prime Minister. He helps draft new laws that inflame their spirits, as well as gather resources and assets. He has Kougyoku snap the soldiers with a powerful speech in order to make them to fight for the empire with trade and agriculture. While they are planning to start up the empire's trading company, Alibaba visits Kouen, Kouha, and Koumei over at Samon Island. Despite resistance from Sinbad forbidding him to bring any of the exiled prince, Alibaba manages to bring Koumei at Kouen's advice as an "asset." Once Koumei is on board, he reveals to Alibaba about transportation magic which can help them transport goods easily. He instructs Alibaba to negotiate with different countries to set up a Kou Empire trading post for their magic's technology.
Alibaba is an extremely strong and talented swordsman. At a very young age, Alibaba was trained in Royal Swordplay. He has also learned other sword styles from Sharrkan making him a more rounded swordsman. He was able to copy the exact moves Sharrkan did on him, to Toto. After his training in Reim, he was able to fight and wound Reim's strongest swordsman, Muu Alexius, showing his vast improvement of skill. After returning to his body Alibaba -thanks to his increased concentration- showed the ability to see a enemy moving far slower than normal, this allowed him to fight a group of thieves easily.
Advanced Intelligence and Reflexes
Alibaba was given a high level of education possible in the Royal Palace of Balbadd after the king adopted him. He knows difficult languages like Torran Language and possesses high knowledge. After his time in the Dark Continent he has gained a plethora of knowledge from the Alma Torran magicians of that age. At that time he also gained the ability to increase his concentration in order to think faster and get more information far faster than a regular human, this allowed him to go through all documents related with the Kou Empire, a normal human would need several years for this feat while Alibaba managed it in less than two weeks.
Following his stay in the dark continent, along with his ability to process information much faster than a regular human possibly could. Alibaba is able to see the world move much slower, as pointed out by Yunan on his return. This has allowed Alibaba to have quick reflexes in real time, being able to relatively slow down time for himself. In the chapter "Alibaba's Power" Yunan stated that Alibaba had acquired the ability to make a 'single moment last for eternity.' This has allowed him to dodge attacks with ease, he was able to defeat multiple guards of Kou on his own without any weapon.
Alibaba is learning how to manipulate his Magoi. Due to having two types of Magoi inside him (his own Magoi and that of Cassim, who had passed on his larger Magoi to Alibaba following his death) it has been a bit more difficult for him due to the possible risk of both Magoi rejecting each other resulting in Alibaba's death. At the end of a fight for his life in the Colosseum with Alibaba's conviction, Alibaba's Magoi fused with that of Cassim's. As of now, he is only able to stretch his Magoi around the hilt of the sword.
Amon is the Fire Djinn that Alibaba received after he captured the 7th Dungeon along with Aladdin and Morgiana. Amon is the Djinn of Politeness and Austerity. Alibaba's Metal Vessel for Amon was a small knife, Amol Saiqa, which he kept at his side. During the fighting in Balbadd the knife was broken so Alibaba changed his Metal Vessel to a short sword which he received from Sinbad, who got it from Alibaba's father, Rashid Saluja. The members of Alibaba's Household are Morgiana, who uses his Djinn, Amon, to power the flames of her Household Vessel, Amol Selseila, Olba and Toto, whose Household Vessels are Amol Ahmor-Ghameq. In both forms, the sword is completely immune to any type of fire or heat. If it is attacked by it, it will completely absorb it and strengthen itself.
|“||Spirit of Politeness and Austerity, In the name of my Magoi, and my will to grant me a greater power, I order you and your members, Come Forth, Amon!!||”|
—Alibaba, summoning the powers of Amon
- Djinn Weapon Equip: To achieve Djinn Weapon Equip, Alibaba burns his arms with Amon's flames. Then he starts to burn his entire body. He keeps using more and more flames until he becomes the flames himself. Alibaba's knife becomes a large black sword, which is also called Amol Saiqa (Amon's Sword). As Alibaba's Djinn Weapon Equip progresses, his arms change into a black metallic substance. Alibaba calls it the Sword of Melting. It has the ability to produce and to manipulate fire.
- Amon's Royal Sword: Alibaba has also learned the second method of Djinn Weapon Equip where the weapon retains it's original shape using less Magoi and allows him to better use his sword skills and Amon's flame abilities. In this form his attack range is slightly larger so if his sword doesn't hit the opponent the heat produced around the sword is able to slice and enhance the range of the attack.
- Amol Dherrsaiqa (Amon's Roaring Flame Sword): After using the second method of Djinn Weapon Equip Alibaba summons and concentrates a large amount of flames around it. This turns it into a vortex of flames capable of incinerating everything it touches instantly. This can be combined with his Royal Swordplay.
- Amol Berka (Amol's Wall): For both forms, Alibaba can create a wall of flames to stop his enemies from approaching him.
- Djinn Equip: Alibaba has mastered the ability to Djinn Equip. In his full Djinn Equip Alibaba has flame-like protrusions from his arms and legs, a third eye on his forehead and a naval piercing. While in this mode, Alibaba becomes very powerful, able to cut down three Black Djinn in one slash.
- Amol Al-Bador Saiqa (Flame Minister's Beheading Sword): When this Extreme Magic is summoned, it becomes a huge sword made of fire and a person made of fire which is able to pierce through the hardest objects and barriers. While clashing against Hakuryuu, it shown he improved this ability by transforming the flame warrior into the large phoenix with six wings (three on each side). The power is strong enough to resist against Hakuryuu's Extreme Magic.
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Alibaba's best friend. At first Alibaba only wanted to become close to Aladdin because of his Djinn Ugo. He wanted his help in conquering a dungeon. However, through the journey, he and Aladdin truly became close friends. The two are very loyal to each other, and Alibaba occasionally feels insecure without Aladdin around to help him. Aladdin often encourages Alibaba to do as he wants to, rather than letting somebody else dictate his fate. Aladdin is also Alibaba's 'clubbing buddy', and they often go to brothels together to fool around with girls.
When they first meet, Alibaba originally thinks that Morgiana is very cute and thinks so till now. He is the one who officially released her from slavery, causing her to be very grateful and loyal towards him. Unlike others, Alibaba does not fear Morgiana's strength but instead admires it, also occasionally making jokes about it. He also seems to have a good grasp on her personality; even when he makes fun of her, he knows that she will not hurt him and is usually right. He is usually clueless on her feelings when he starts on other girls, causing her to puff her cheeks and stomp the ground angrily, giving a clue that Morgiana has special feelings for him. Although he was oblivious to her feelings, he is shown to care deeply for her. When Morgiana was heavily injured, Alibaba is shown to be desperate, carrying her and even crying for fear that she'll die. And later, when he mistook a question of hers as a confession, he accepted it, declaring she was special to him. When the two reunite after Alibaba comes back to life, he tells her that he would like to settle down and start a family. He says that she is the only girl that he could think of being with and proposes. She tells him that she knew how she has felt about him for a long time and accepts his proposal.
Hakuryuu is originally told by Sinbad that he could learn a lot from Alibaba. Hakuryuu at first thinkgs that Alibaba is an irresponsible, rather frivolous person, but later learns that he is wrong. Alibaba considers Hakuryuu to be a close friend and is shocked at his behavior when he beheads Umm Madaura. He feels that Hakuryuu highly resembles Cassim. Hakuryuu leaves shortly after, and Alibaba, feeling guilty, tries to go after him but is stopped by Morgiana. Hakuryuu is deeply in love with Morgiana, and holds a slight grudge towards Alibaba because of Morgiana's feelings for him.
When he hears the news of Hakuryuu killing his own mother, he is too shocked to believe it at first, but then sadly remembers when Hakuryuu said that he had to kill the witch of Al-Thamen.
Alibaba's childhood friend and later on adopted brother, Cassim, as the oldest child within the Saluja household, felt obligated to take care of both Alibaba and his own little sister, Mariam. He did so by thievery, while Alibaba tried to earn money honestly. Because of Cassim's pride, his admiration for Alibaba's chivalrous nature turned to a bitter resentment, which presented itself in the form of manipulation. Cassim believed himself to always be one of the "bad guys," who could never afford, nor hope, to align himself with an honest lifestyle. This way of thinking, combined with Alibaba's natural naive tendencies, led to an array of twisted turns in their relationship, resulting in some of Alibaba's most significant ethical redefinitions. As of Cassim's death, Alibaba and Cassim's Magoi have mixed, and Cassim's existence and leadership skills (however warped in purpose) remain a constant theme in Alibaba's life.
During his stay in Sindria, Alibaba talks to Kougyoku for the first time. She reveals confidential secrets to Alibaba, despite not knowing him well. Alibaba relates to her due to her similar birth from a prostitute, and low status in the Kou Empire palace. They become friends on Kougyoku's offer, and she chides him for being so formal. When he reintroduces himself and shakes her hand, there are white Rukh flying around them. During the Magnostadt arc, when Kouha is alarmed at Alibaba calling Kougyoku in a casual manner, Kougyoku assures Kouha that she and Alibaba are good friends, and she grabs his shoulder, showing great affection for him.
When Alibaba converses with Koumei and Kouen about the three conditions, Kouen mentions Alibaba has to marry an Imperial Princess from their family, and he mentions Kourin and Kougyoku's names. Alibaba refuses as he had Morgiana on his thoughts at the moment. Moments later, Alibaba is greeted by Kougyoku who was in high spirits about how her brothers and herself fought alongside Alibaba. She proudly states that she wants to fight with Alibaba. She grabs Alibaba's hands and asks him that he can ask her for advice since Alibaba was the first one to accept her outside of Kou Empire as well as doing anything to help him. 
Alibaba admires Sinbad and wants to be like him after reading his stories. Alibaba does not seem to like the way Sinbad is leading everyone in the Fog Troupe and feels insecure and inferior about himself. Sinbad's constant encouraging advice gives Alibaba the courage he needs to save Balbadd.
Sharrkan is his Sindria fencing teacher, and Alibaba has a great respect for him, besides being occasionally drinking buddies. Alibaba, when fighting against other fencers, often compares their skills with Sharrkan's.
Alibaba is tested against Toto to see his skills, and ends up embarrassing her, by making the top of her armor fall off. After that, she holds a deep grudge for him, shown when she tries to give her instructor an extra large needle during Alibaba's acupuncture. However, during his Colosseum match, she shows concern for him as he is fighting. After that match, she seems to have grown respect for Alibaba.
Alibaba's relationship with Ahbmad Saluja and Sahbmad Saluja was originally quite poor when he was a child, due to his half-commoner descent, low birth from a prostitute and that he was taken from the slums. The two brothers originally looked down on him, and saw him as an intruder unworthy of a prince. Ahbmad remained distant and never considered Alibaba to be legitimate royalty, while Sahbmad eventually grew closer with Alibaba. Ahbmad always looked down on Alibaba, while Sahbmad admired Alibaba for his bravery, reasonableness, and cleverness, and relied and trusted him to recuperate Balbadd's poor state, and to reign as king.
Alibaba does not trust or like Judar, and knows not to underestimate the Magi's powers. However, after being sent into a different world, he has to cooperate with him in order for the both of them to return to their world and survive. He is shown to be a bit closer to the dark Magi as, when he wakes up, he asks Yunan to where Judar has gone off.
- His name is based on Ali Baba (Arabic: علي بابا, Alī Bābā), the hero of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves from One Thousand and One Nights.
- He likes trading business.
- His weakness is that he gains weight easily.
- His special skill is Royal Swordplay.
- He claims that his type is "the girl who became my girlfriend," but Alibaba has never had a girlfriend before and his least favorite type of person is a strong no.1 hostess.
- His favorite food is roasted Papagoras bird, and he doesn't dislike any food.
- He is worried about Balbadd.
- In his free time, he likes reading The Adventure of Sinbad and writing his own adventures.
- He wrote his autobiography in secret. Although he would read The Adventures of the Great and Handsome Treasure Hunter Alibaba Saluja out loud in a great voice.
- The person Alibaba has on mind is Kouen Ren, as he wonders what Kouen is going to do with Balbadd.
- When asked what his most important possession is, Alibaba answered: "Cassim's piercing".
- Scheherazade thinks that Alibaba is very similar to her first King Vessel since he also had a taste for indecent places.
- In early designs, Alibaba was supposed to be a gladiator, with a quieter and more stoic personality. Ohtaka discarded the idea because, according to her, she's better creating more expressive characters.
- His character song is called "One Step Further".
- When asked who he wishes were his real siblings he chose Cassim and Mariam. The two comment: "We too think of you as our real brother."