Beyond the Clouds of Sand (砂塵の果て Sajin no Hate?, also known as The End of the Sandstorm) is Phase-21 (Phase-20 in the HD Remastered) of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED. It first aired on February 22, 2003 (May 13, 2012 for the HD Remaster version) in Japan.
A battle between the Lesseps and the Desert Dawn commences. Kira and the Desert Tiger fight a battle where they realize the pain of having an enemy who is not an abstraction. With the Strike's power almost depleted, Kira has no choice but to destroy Andrew's TMF/A-803 LaGOWE or die himself.
- Deceased: Aisha
- Mechs Introduced: TMF/A-803 LaGOWE
- Ships/Vehicles Introduced: VoLPHAU, Petrie-class, Infestus
- Events/Conflicts: Battle of Talbadiya
Notes & Trivia
HD Remaster Changes
- One of the Lesseps-class's parts on where the TFA-2 ZuOOT was standing behind was removed.
- Newly Animated/Redrawn scenes:
- The Aile Strike slicing the BuCue in half.
- The Aile Strike shots down the BuCue after kicking the unit's head off.
- A closer view of the Lesseps-class with the Duel and Buster standing on it.
- The destruction of a Lesseps-class' Cannons & a ZuOOT.
- The Strike (with the Armor Schneider) charging to LaGOWE.
- The Strike stabbing the LaGOWE.
- One scene of the Strike before the ending credits.
- TFA-2 ZuOOT
- GAT-X102 Duel Gundam
- GAT-X103 Buster Gundam
- TMF/A-802 BuCUE
- GAT-X105 Strike Gundam
- GAT-X105+AQM/E-X01 Aile Strike Gundam
- TMF/A-803 LaGOWE - (First Appearance)
Ships & Vehicles
- VoLPHAU - (First Appearance)
- Half Truck
- Gatling Truck
- Petrie-class - (First Appearance)
- "Henry Carter"
- FX-550 Skygrasper
- Infestus - (First Appearance)
- Le Creuset Team - (Mentioned Only)
- Earth Alliance
- Desert Dawn
- Gibraltar Base - (Mentioned Only)
- Talbadiya Factory District - (First Appearance)
- Banadiya - (Mentioned Only)
- First Alliance-PLANT War
|“||Andrew: "You too, Aisha. Get outta here."
Aisha: "I'd rather die than do that."
Andrew: "You're just as foolish as I am."
Aisha: "Say whatever you wish."
Andrew: "Then stay with me!"