Due to the complexity and parallel storylines involved in this series, plot aids have been provided to help alleviate confusion. These include a spoilerless plot overview and a story-by-character guide chart.
Prince Olivier Chance has nearly been assassinated. Suspicion floods the royal hall, and it is believed a member of the royal guard is behind the attempt. Ophiuchian agents Gabrielle Law and Wtorek Izsak are sent over to investigate. All the while, Olive is haunted by a ghost of his sister who passed away six years prior.
Swindler Cadence Morello has been caught up in a deadly bar explosion. The bar belongs to the Foxman Family who shares close business relations with the Romano Family which she works beneath. She is tasked by the Romano Family’s Cavallo to investigate the reason behind the attack. In the backgound, a group of orphans rise up in the city.
First Lieutenant Werner Waltz is serving in the 212-Division of the Border Force at the Aquarian-Capricornian Border. Due to an issue involving territorial rights over a Vitae Resevoir that exists near the border, the countries of Aquarius and Capricorn have been involved in skirmishes for several weeks. Werner is given a mission by his Major Ersatz to meet up with an Ophiuchian negotiator as well as an Aquarian negotiator to manage the conflict peacefully. However, he is ordered to eliminate any Aquarian soldiers he finds along his journey there. In the background, Werner has discussions about a mysterious Watch with his major.
Maria Gloria-Fernandez is a strange pirate captain with a ship docked on the edges of Geminian Waters. She has recently raided a ship and has absorbed members of the ship onto her crew. She discovers a mysterious golden woman in one of the cargo shps of hte raided ship, In the background, there is a sea tale of a dangerous Golden Beast swirling around.
Atienna Imamu is the bookish daughter of the chieftain of the Imamu Tribe. Her country enjoys peaceful isolationism but it appears as if the tides are about to chang when she is poisioned. Internal conflict arises within her country as her poisoning is investigated. Meanwhile, she watches her younger brother become involved in something dangerous with her former teacher.
Jericho is a peace-keeper with an eye for vengeance. He is tasked with investigating the disappearance of a high-ranking peacekeeping agent who has disappeared in the Twin Cities of Gemini. He is partnered with eccentric Talib Al-Jarrah.
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