25.1: Prince & Candidato

Re-cap: Olive is helping Claire in his search for the potential saint candidate for Sagittarius—Arjun Gandiva Uttarētāra. Claire promises that once Olive helps him bring Arjun to his father and he is crowned emperor, he will end the tariff on Capricorn. This in turn—Olive hopes—will end Aries’s tariff on Capricorn as well since Aries andContinue reading “25.1: Prince & Candidato”

23.1: Prince—A Race, Encendiendo

Re-cap: Ariesian Prince Olivier Chance was tasked by his aunt and uncle with attending a court meeting in Sagittarius to pay respects to the ill emperor, Claire’s father. Up until this point, Olive had been steadfastly working in Trystan’s hometown in hopes of improving the living conditions there while also simultaneously working on numerous conductorContinue reading “23.1: Prince—A Race, Encendiendo”

22.1: The Prince & The Llamamiento!

Re-cap: Olive was swept away into Capricorn after Werner was infected by Saint Candidate of Scorpio’s spore. During his time in Capricorn in his override over Werner, he discovered the truth about the vitae energy levels, saint candidates, and vitae conversion. In exchange for the knowledge that he’d gained, however, he lost lost two individualsContinue reading “22.1: The Prince & The Llamamiento!”

21a: Indigo Waltz

[Chapter Mood Theme / Werner’s Mood Theme] Re-cap: Gilbert, Nico, Captain Weingartner, and the rest of Werner’s unit are accused of treason and of working with the Augen against Capricorn. As they wait at the top of the execution tower for their deaths, Lieutenant Werner Waltz—who has no awareness of the other five True ConductorsContinue reading “21a: Indigo Waltz”

20.4: Soldier » Duty/Lunacy

Re-cap: While Maria, Jericho, Cadence, Atienna, and Olive, tie the loose ends to their developments in Capricorn, Gilbert, Nico, Captain Weingartner and the rest of Werner’s unit await their fate in the capital’s execution tower. Werner, meanwhile… Die Hauptstadt, Capricorn Feeling a familiar sense of deja vu, Gilbert stared at the bars of his cell.Continue reading “20.4: Soldier » Duty/Lunacy”

19.5: Outsiders, 2400 Log Close

Re-cap: After Werner and Alice manage to calm Jericho, Jericho gains some closure with Francis/Theta and provides his vitae to the Capricornians. Before Scorpio’s spore can be removed from him, however, Scorpio forces himself to the surface and lashes out. Those outside of the six within the Capricornian capital make their final struggle.  Protokoll SchließenContinue reading “19.5: Outsiders, 2400 Log Close”

19.4: ELPIS, 2315 Reason

Re-cap:  Jericho who is manipulated into rampaging through Capricorn by Scorpio is calmed by Werner and Alice. Werner, however, shatters before Jericho’s eyes as Scorpio’s noose tightens. Meanwhile, allies begin gathering at a bunker below the city. The two who have left ELPIS now… Einsicht » Reason neared at 2350 hours Die Hauptstadt, Capricorn “Here.” RubbingContinue reading “19.4: ELPIS, 2315 Reason”

18.2: Pirate, 0600 Rally

Re-cap: Maria is headed into Capricorn with Lita the Specialist child, Simon the Monadic Priest, Veles the bounty hunter leader, and Emmanuel the foreign engineer when she is rendered unconscious by Scorpio’s invasion. When she awakens in an override over Werner, she swiftly intervenes in Leona’s combat engagement with Werner’s associates and defeats the saintContinue reading “18.2: Pirate, 0600 Rally”

18.⭑-1: Saint Candidate, ∞ Zugzwang

Re-cap: At the same time that Maria encounters Leona, Flannery Caertas—nicknamed ‘money bags,’ childhood friend of Talib and Alice, and failed saint candidate of Libra—has an encounter of her own. Zugzwang » An obligation to action for eternity Flannery Caertas still remembered when absolute darkness was her friend. ‘Total blindness’ was what the doctors had calledContinue reading “18.⭑-1: Saint Candidate, ∞ Zugzwang”

17.5: Private, 2200 Point of Contact

Re-cap: The Kaiser has been revealed to be working willingly, knowingly alongside the Manipulator, the Saint Candidate of Scorpio. In a split moment decision, Weingartner turns away from the Kaiser and kidnaps Dämon Forstchritt in an attempt to expose these operations. He finds help and allies in Werner’s subordinates—Gilbert, Nico, Brandt, Heimler, Fischer, Kleine andContinue reading “17.5: Private, 2200 Point of Contact”