Fairy Tail 142 continues from the previous episodes with the teams going to their different locations to find the enemy there waiting for them. Lahar goes to find Doranbolt. Natsu and the others fight the large machine, Jackpot from Oracion Seis while Byro watches from a distance. Wendy and Bickslow face the Grim Reaper. Gajeel and Juvia fight against Guttman Kubrick.
Fairy Tail 142 starts off with Lahar going into a tavern to hear that a person there is being told to get up because there’s an emergency. It seems that Doranbolt has grown a beard and longer hair. Plus his cloths are old and could also stink of alcohol. They call him Gryder, a notorious drunk.
The soldiers provoke Doranbolt in saying that their protecting the citizens of Fiore using the justice they have. At this point, Doranbolt uses his cup to knock the soldier unconscious, he then uses his magic to quickly transport himself behind each soldier and knocking them unconscious, but before he can knock the last on out, Lahar appears and holds his hand before he can attack. He tells him that his speed has decreased.
Lahar calls Doranbolt by his original name but is correct by Doranbolt to call him Mest, the traitor, Mest Gryder. Lahar tells him that he needs to speak to him. Doranbolt tells Lahar that he feels sorry for leaving Wendy back then. Lahar requests his strength to accomplish something. He then tells him to refer him as Mest.
We are now at where Natsu is. Natsu tells Byro that he’s going to be next, when this machine is defeated. When they attack, Jackpot does his think and gets a large ice cream popsicle to appear which null’s Natsu’s magic creating a lot of steam, Elfman then hits Natsu for no apparent reason. It seems that there is no teamwork at this point.
Everyone seems to be really angry at this moment, Lucy calls out her spirit Cancer, Natsu, Elfman and Cancer all got for an attack at once, but Jackpot does his trick once more and traps all of them in one box surrounded in metal causing Natsu’s fire to burn all of them at once, there is currently no teamwork between them. It’s causing them to use extra energy which they could be using to defeat Jackpot and Byro.
Jackpot get’s his Lightning Bonus which gets all of them. Natsu then without thinking just attacks with the help of Elfman but then are defeated once again when all of them get attacked by a shaggy pool. Cancer uses his scissors to cut it all. Jackpot spins it again and now gets pans to fall on everyone’s head.
Happy, Carla and Lily are talking, they all have very different tastes. Happy prefers Fish, Carla loves her Darjeeling Tea while Lily loves the sweet and sour taste of a whole delicious Kiwi. Samuel appears to tell them that he likes his Mushrooms sautéed in butter.
Rain starts to fall on Natsu and the others, Lucy calls forth her spirit Aquarius from a dirty puddle. She hates Lucy for calling her from such a place, also she’s always called during a date. Lucy tells her to beat the machine, Jackpot. At this point, Aquarius attacks, Natsu and Elfman also attack, Jackpot spins his machine to reveal that all the magic against him will be redirected back, thus they all get hurt by their own attack.
Somewhere else a girl watches up at a true, her name is Katja, she has a spirit with the name of Nico, a man appears to ask why she is here, she tells him that she’s here to ask herself if the colorful tree will remember them after they have gone. The man tells her that they’ve not got much time because someone seems to be taken away, just like Fabrizio who was found and taken away.
Gajeel and Juvia both walk up a mountain type landscape where they talk about Juvia and Gray’s relationship. Wendy and Bickslow are also walking up in a field when they’re met by Grim Reaper, whose name was Erigor. He attacks them but miss Wendy and Bickslow. Wendy gives some support to Bickslow but fails. Grim Reaper keeps on attacking while Wendy and Bickslow can’t do much. All their attacks are being blocked by Grim Reaper.
Carla, Happy and Lily are met by Sammy who tells them that he’s going to be helping them because he also has a part for the Exceeds. He asks what premonitions Carla has been having, she says that they’re all the same, they make her uneasy. She tells them that it seems that it was a mistake to even go look for the clocks parts.
Juvia and Gajeel keep on going forth to find a church burning, they see a girl come out of the church, it seems that Hugh took part in burning this church, she falls down to the floor, she asks herself why they have to destroy the church. Guttman Kubrick then walks out to find that it was all Hughes fault. He then sees some wizards. Kubrick hits Hughes because she has to follow the orders given to her.
Gajeel attacks Kubrick but misses. Guttman then uses his Raptor Magic to gets Juvia and Gajeel under it. They’ve terrible affected as this magic uses the users own magic to create an explosion in the body hurting them really badly. Guttman tells them if they’ve got magic then he’ll be able to do this.
Hughes watches him as she goes unconscious, she asks herself is this is what the Zentopia teach to their students. Gildarts and Laki reach a church where they are told to get off from. Gildarts comes up with a plan to get in. They both get in when they’re noticed by the nuns. It seems that these nuns are walking like zombies, like something has taken them over.
Gildarts kicks and hurts them, he uses his magic to reveal that they’re not humans, but made of wood and earth. They seem to be some kind of puppets. There are many of them, Gildarts and Laki decide to look quickly for what they’re searching for. On top of a large white church, possibly the Zentopia, Brain II or Midnight appears on top of the church. Fairy Tail 142 ends here.
A good episode, the story keeps on getting better and better with more and more powerful characters. Who knew Jackpot was such a joker! Well can’t wait for the next week’s Fairy Tail 143, titled “Anti-Link”, when Erza and the others go up against Cobra, Lahar and Doranbolt also meet with the little girl Katja. Bickslow is injured so Wendy tries to heal him.