In an attempt to secure a route to Africa, the Germanian Empire attacked Veile Pass and clashed with the Eylstadtian Army. Despite Izetta's inability to use magic in this area, Sieg had developed a plan that would hide this weakness by simulating Izetta's magic, from both the Eylstadtian troops and the Germanians. The plan worked out, and the Germanians abandoned their advance.