The Earth Alliance declares war on the ZAFT after a planet called Junius 7 is completely destroyed. It all started when three mobile are stolen from the ZAFT, and former ORB refugee Shin Asuka leads a crew in the ship Minerva to get them back. Their mission is diverted when some of the ruminants of a planet heads straight toward Earth. Although they save the blue rock, war is imminent. And there are a ton of casualties.