Elletear Lou Nebulis IX better known as Subject E, is one of the main antagonists of the Japanese Light Novel series, Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World (the other beings are the Eight Great Apostles). She is also the master of Joheim (who is the first seat of the Heavenly Empire's Saint Disciple working for her as a spy).
She is an evil older sister and archenemy of the two main female protagonists, Aliceliese Lou Nebulis IX and Sisbell Lou Nebulis IX when she attempted to kill their mother, Millavair Lou Nebulis VIII and allowing the Apostles to sent the Witch Hunter Object to capture Sisbell which failed due to Iska's interference. She is the mastermind of the bombing incident on the Nebulis Sovereignity's queen's chambers as well she framed On Zoa Nebulis (Lord Mask) for this incident.
She used to be the first princess of Nebulis Sovereignty's royal family from the House of Lou. However, she has became a traitor after betraying her family and her home country following her mistreatment when she was born with a remarkably weak astral power. She eventually allied herself with the Eight Great Apostles in her goals to kill her mother, Millavair and her younger sisters, Aliceliese and Sisbell by letting Lord Mask (before she framed him) and his fellow traitors to chase her sisters after Elletear falsely informed On of her sisters' supposedly betrayals due to their apparent ties with the Heavenly Empire. But most importantly, she attempt to ignite an all-out war through her mother's death in order to destroy both the Heavenly Empire and the Nebulis Sovereignty to eliminate the Nebulis' royal family for her revenge and to create a paradise for her to rule as a queen. In her interest, she also planning to take Iska (the series' main protagonist) for herself in order to make her sister, Sisbell vulnerable after hearing his goal of ending the 100 years hopeless war.
She is voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro in the Japanese dub. Best known as voicing Ultear Milkovich, Baal, Mosquito Girl, Krystalinda and Isabella "Ivy" Valentine, and by Anairis Quiñones in the English dub.
Originally, Elletear was once mature and dignified, possessing an easy manner that allows her to speak easily to anybody regardless of social standing. However, beneath this, before her mistreatment, she used to be very passionate about the state of her home country, desiring to change it at all costs.
However in her true nature after being mistreated by both her mother and her former citizens for being weak, Elletear is an evil, arrogant, manipulative, prideful, psychotic, sadistic and selfish traitor who obsessed to become a queen and attempt to annihilate both the Heavenly Empire and the Nebulis Sovereignty. She holds a greatest hatred toward her mother for neglecting her. In her betrayal, she will not hesitate or qualm to her attempt to kill her own mother to further her goals to destroy the Sovereignty and the Empire in her attempt to unleash an all-out war just so she would rule as a queen.
She also hates her sister and future archenemy, Aliceliese for having a powerful star spirit and became the heiress while Elletear herself have a weak star spirit as she is unworthy to become a heiress as she is willing to kill Aliceliese. She doesn't have a close bond with her youngest sister, Sisbell as she has no qualms of letting the Witch Hunter Object to capture Sisbell or other letting both Lord Mask and later the Hydra Family sent out to assassinate Sisbell due to her sister's ability to be a threat into Elletear's schemes only for Sisbell to be saved three time again by the former Saint Disciple Iska.
Due to her selfishness and lust on Iska, she doesn't care about anyone but herself as she is willing to sacrifice her pawns for her goals. She is highly manipulative when she imitated the voices from peoples she hears and framed those without getting caught as she framed On Zoa Nebulis as well manipulating those like-minded to work with her and her goals such as Talisman and the Eight Great Apostles themselves. Due to side-effects of her undergone experimentation by Kervina, her emotions gotten corrupted as she began to lose her sheds of humanity.
Unlike her sisters who holds an actual love for Iska, Elletear holds a lust on Iska rather than an actual love as she plan to steal him from both her sisters, Alice and Sisbell and have him for herself as her lover despite of him being an imperial soldier and a former Saint Disciple. When she brought him into the royal villa (despite she lured him and his allies into a trap), she is also willing to flirt with him and seduce him. She eventually asked of him to sleep with her in her bedroom much of her sisters' protests.
She also intended to destroy both the Heavenly Empire and the Nebulis Sovereignty to create a paradise of her own to rule as queen and welcomed only powerful Astral Mages.
Elletear was born as the eldest daughter of Millavair Lou Nebulis VIII and the first princess of the Nebulis Sovereignty royal family. However, despite of her pureblood, she was born with an extremely weak star spirit which caused her mother, Millavair to neglect her daughter and letting Elletear to be mistreated, bullied and mocked by her citizens especially when her mother didn't include Elletear as one of the candidates and favored her other daughters' abilities such as Aliceliese' powerfully ice abilities and Sisbell's unique abilities to see truth and past events through projections. This causing Elletear hatred towards her mother and kingdom as well as both of her sisters, Aliceliese and Sisbell as she wanted to eliminate the royal family and destroy both not only the Sovereignty but also the Heavenly Empire as well to rule the world as its ruler.
Following this mistreatment, Elletear left the Nebulis Sovereignty when she developed a hatred towards her mother, the royal family and her home nation. She eventually allied herself with the Eight Great Apostles to suit her desires to kill her estranged mother and her younger sisters, Aliceliese and Sisbell as well attempting to unleash an all-out war to destroy both Heavenly Empire and the Nebulis Sovereignty of creating her own nation to rule as queen. She was eventually goes into an underwent human experimentation by Kervina Sofita Hermos earning Elletear the name as "Subject E".
Not long after Salinger's defeat, Elletear returned to her kingdon half years since she left. She meets On Zoa Nebulis, falsely informed him of Alice and Sisbell's supposedly ties with the Heavenly Empire. She also leaked to the Eight Great Apostles of Sisbell's location enable them to send the Witch Hunter Object in attempt to capture Sisbell only for the Witch Hunter to be destroyed by both Iska and Alice. In her conversation with a little girl who disguised herself as Millavair, her mother is aware of her wrongdoings but didn't have any evidence (only for Millavair of needing Sisbell's astral power to seek evidences after Millavair's conversation with Alice and Rin of Elletear's treasons).
After the Witch Hunter incident, Elletear continually in her plans when Lord Mask and his fellow traitors were sent out to find Sisbell and Alice for their supposedly betrayals.
Millavair Lou Nebulis VIII
Elletear holds a greatest hatred towards Millavair after her being mistreated and neglected by her mother due to Elletear's remarkably weak star spirit. She broken her ties with her mother and attempt to kill her to ignite an all-out war for both the destruction of the Empire and Sovereignty to create a sovereignty for her to rule as queen. Despite of her mother is aware of Elletear's wrongdoings and treasons when she leaked Sisbell's location to both the Eight Great Apostles and Lord Mask, Millavair doesn't have evidences of it but only would find evidence through Sisbell's astral powers if Elletear is truly a traitor.
Aliceliese Lou Nebulis IX
Aliceliese/Alice is Elletear's younger sister and archenemy for having a powerful star spirit and became the heiress to their family's throne while Elletear has a weak star spirit and wasn't include as the heiress by her mother. She holds a strong hatred towards her younger sister as she caused an eternal sibling rivalry as Elletear wants to kill Alice and destroy both the Empire and Sovereignty to create a paradise for her to rule as queen. This evidence shown Elletear has falsely informed On Zoa Nebulis of Alice's apparent ties within the Heavenly Empire in order for him to paint both Alice and Sisbell as "traitors" from their supposedly betrayals.
Sisbell Lou Nebulis IX
Sisbell is Elletear's youngest sister and her second archenemy (behind Alice). They don't seem to have a good bond even when Elletear betrayed their family and kingdom and wanted to get rid of Sisbell due to her abilities to see through events including Elletear's schemes to destroy both nations and the Sovereignty's royal family but couldn't due to Iska. This evidence is shown when Elletear falsely informed Lord Mask of Sisbell's apparent ties with the Heavenly Empire in his attempt to portray Sisbell as a "traitor" even using Sisbell's relationship with Iska as "proof" of her supposedly betrayal as well Elletear leaked Sisbell's location to the Eight Great Apostles who sent the Witch Hunter Object to capture the youngest princess only to failed and for the Witch Hunter to be destroyed due to Iska and Alice. After Sisbell travels with the 907th unit to foil her sister's plans, Elletear also persuaded the Hydra Family with false information to go assassinate Sisbell for her. Sisbell later found out that Elletear is the traitor.
Unlike her younger sisters who has an actual love, Elletear holds a lust on Iska rather than an actual love. She shown her interest on the former Saint Disciple when he managed to defeat Vichyssoise even hearing of his goal is to end the 100 year hopeless war. She "welcomed" him into the royal villa. Little did he know, Elletear lures Iska, his team and her sisters into a trap hoping that would prevent them from interfering her plan of the destruction to both the Heavenly Empire and the Nebulis Sovereignty. Despite of luring him, his friends and her sisters into a trap, Elletear also planned to steal Iska from both of her sisters, Alice and Sisbell and having him for herself as her lover in order for Sisbell to become vulnerable. She eventually asked Iska to sleep with her in the night.
On Zoa Nebulis/Lord Mask
On was Elletear's unsuspecting pawn. She easily manipulated him into dealing with her sisters after feeding him with fake information of Alice and Sisbell's supposedly betrayals due to their apparent ties within the Heavenly Empire. Later, she caused a bombing incident in the queen's chambers and framed Lord Mask for the crimes which severely damaged his standing within the Zoa Family as he gotten house arrested by Queen Millavair.
The 1st seat of Saint Disciple of the Heavenly Empire, Joheim is Elletear's servant who worked for her as a spy due to him being one of the few who knows of her pain from her tragedy following both of the master and servant's mistreated when they were born with very weak astral powers. They both secretly betrayed their homeland and allied themselves with the Eight Great Apostles. Joheim holds an unyielding loyalty towards his master and her goals to destroy both the Heavenly Empire and the Nebulis Sovereignty to create a nation for his master to rule as a queen. His loyalty for his master is so strong that he willingly to betray the Eight Great Apostles if they would double cross Elletear. Despite of her manipulation side, his loyalty isn't misplaced as Elletear deeply trusted him and shown her genuine emotions for him.
The Eight Great Apostles and Elletear are the main villains of the series. Despite of the Apostles' selfishly desires in attempt to eradicate all Astral Mages for the Astral Energy, they allied with Elletear to help her destroying both the Heavenly Empire and the Nebulis Sovereignty in her revenge on her family. They enjoyed their mutually beneficially relationship. When Sisbell went out for her reunion with Iska, Elletear leaked the Eight Great Apostles of her sister's location which allowed them to send the Witch Hunter Object to capture her only failed and the Object was destroyed by both Iska and Alice.
Powers and Abilities
- Authority (formerly): As a former first princess, Elletear used to have authority over her subjects. Until her betrayal, she discarded this authority to seek out her revenge on her family and country from her mistreatment.
- Voice imitation: Elletear's Astral Power. She has the ability to mimicking the voice of her enemies in order to frame them. However, this power is useless when it comes to combat due to this ability to be remarkably weak.
- Superhuman Abilities: Due to her mutation through human experimentation by Kervina, Elletear possessed superhuman physical power.
- Superhuman Regeneration: Due to her mutations in a human experimentation by Kervina, Elletear gain superhuman regeneration faster than normal regeneration.
- Master Manipulation: Due to her "innocent" image, Elletear is highly manipulative to use those who are simple-minded as her pawns such as the Eight Great Apostles and Talisman in her attempted goal to overthrow her mother Millavair and unleash destruction upon both the Empire and Sovereignty in order to create a sovereignty for her to become queen. As a femme fatale when she obsessed of Iska, she attempt to get him to become hers leaving Sisbell vulnerable. She falsely informed On Zoa Nebulis of Alice and Sisbell's supposedly ties within the Empire causing him to deem her sisters as targets. In her Astral Power, she can also imitate people's voice so that she could deceive her enemies and framed them so easily while in her falsely innocent behavior as she framed On Zoa Nebulis.
- Mutated Form: Due to her mutation by Kervina, Elletear has an ability to cast away her human form to reveal her true monstrous form.