Why did Phos become evil?
Traumatized by the events in winter, Phos started to turn more powerful, more modest and more ruthless, and in times more melancholy and solemn, no longer being energetic and bubbly.
Prince Aechmea is the main antagonist of Land of the Lustrous, though he is not introduced until later on in the story after Phos was captured. Aechmea is the leader of the Lunarians and, on the Gems' perspective, he is the one behind the series' bad events.
Cinnabar is a girl's name.
Like all diamonds, Bort's body possesses a rank of 10 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. This indicates they are made up of the hardest gemstone around, and this reflects the character Bort's rough-and-tumble nature, blunt attitude and all-around toughness.
Phos also says that Sensei cares for them, even after what they had done, but that the Gems are what's holding Sensei back from praying. Phos quickly comes to the conclusion that they must destroy the remaining Gems so that they can make Sensei pray.
Detecting Phos inside the snail, Diamond finds a weak point in its shell, allowing Bort to defeat it. Discovering that Phos supposedly has transformed into a small slug creature, Diamond tries to find a way to turn them back to normal, but finds little help from the other Lustrous.
Even if none of the characters might identify as “queer” or “non-binary” in their setting and context, it's still a pretty queer series.
Alex is convinced to go to the Moon, but must have a blindfold on their eyes so as to not be changed to Red Alex.
Variegatus explains that Wentricosus regretted for her entire life, that she betrayed Phos. After Antarc is taken away, Phos is shocked and haunted by this memory.
Phos is a human, because she has parts of all of the three races together. She is the bone Legs from the flesh And her eye is well.... From the lunarians, the soul.
Did Phos turn into a snail?
But before they are defeated, they drop a gigantic shell into the grounds – which turns out to be a huge snail whose body can dissolve gems. Phos gets eaten by the snail and disintegrates inside it… I absolutely love Diamond, so I was glad to get to see them in action this episode.
Story. In a mysterious future timeline, a new life form called Houseki (Gems) inhabit a world destroyed by six meteors, leaving only a beach surrounded by ocean. The 28 active Gems must fight back against the deadly Lunarians who seek to turn the Gems into decorations.