Ep 48 – “Goodbye” / “Sayōnara” (さようなら)

Entrenched at the northern border with Drachma, Armstrong declares his and Mustang’s intention to rebel against the Führer. Meanwhile, as the Elrics and Wrath see Sloth evaporate, Envy enters, disguised as Winry, and kidnaps Alphonse. Edward begins to chase after Envy but is stopped by Wrath, who begins attacking him for killing Sloth. Izumi arrives, distracting Wrath, and he runs into the woods, and Edward and Izumi leave to confront the other homonculi. The Tringham brothers have arrived in Central with an important message for the Elric brothers. However, while in a bookstore, Russell pretends to be Edward again to get out of paying for some books. Sadly, Russell and Fletcher find themselves captured, the military believing them to be the real Elric brothers. The Führer sentences them to death, but they are saved by Brosh and Ross. The four of them run into Edward and Izumi, who are trying to find the Führer. However, they are confronted by Archer, who has turned into a cyborg being. Izumi stays to confront Archer, and she orders everyone else to leave. Trying to find another way to reach the Führer, Edward stops a car and notices Mustang and Hawkeye inside, both of whom having been hiding in Central so they can attack the Führer without him expecting. Mustang has Edward enter the car and during the car ride, the duo finally have a chance to repair their friendship before they go their separate ways.