Wrongfully branded a traitor, Aiolos fled Sanctuary, gravely wounded by his reluctance to unleash full power against a comrade.
Aiolos, the Sagittarius Gold Saint, met his tragic end at the hands of Capricorn Shura. Falsely accused of treason, Aiolos was mortally wounded while fleeing Sanctuary. Before succumbing to his injuries, he entrusted Athena and his Gold Cloth to Mitsumasa Kido, revealing the treacherous events that unfolded, including Gemini Saga’s betrayal and the murder of Grand Pope Shion.
As he lay dying, Aiolos encountered Mitsumasa Kido, revealing the sinister plot orchestrated by Gemini Saga. Entrusting Athena’s safety and his Gold Cloth to Kido, Aiolos disclosed the tragic events within the Sanctuary.
His sacrifice unfolded against a backdrop of betrayal and secrecy, deepening the intricate narrative of Saint Seiya, leaving an indelible mark on the series’ exploration of friendship, sacrifice, and cosmic battles. Click here to discover who killed Shura in Saint Seiya.
Saga’s Betrayal and Attempted Infanticide
At the age of 14, Aiolos and Gemini Saga were chosen by Grand Pope Shion for an audience. The Grand Pope revealed Athena’s reincarnation and the impending wars. Aiolos was selected as the new Pope, causing Saga’s jealousy.
Saga, influenced by his evil side, believed himself superior in power and wisdom, leading to a confrontation with Shion.
Consumed by jealousy, Saga killed Shion, assuming the Pope’s disguise to murder the infant Athena. Aiolos intervened just in time, preventing the fatal blow. Click here to know who killed Camus in Saint Seiya.
Aiolos, realizing Saga’s heinous act, rescued Athena but not without a fierce struggle, exposing Saga’s true identity.
Aiolos Labeled a Traitor and Encounter with Shura
Saga, posing as the Pope, declared Aiolos a traitor, prompting a pursuit by Sanctuary guards. Despite evading most, Aiolos encountered Capricorn Shura. Fleeing the confrontation, Aiolos, reluctant to fully unleash his powers against a comrade, suffered severe injuries.
In his dying moments, Aiolos encountered Mitsumasa Kido in Greece. Desperate to ensure Athena’s protection, Aiolos entrusted Kido with Athena and his Sagittarius Gold Cloth. Click here to know who killed Aldebaran in Saint Seiya.
Revealing Sanctuary’s travesty and the existence of Athena’s Saints, Aiolos succumbed to his injuries, leaving the location of his death and burial shrouded in mystery.