A young woman, naked and delirious from fever, appears on the streets of Tondzaosha, Idaho while a dark cloaked figure lurks in the darkness. She bears a sword, containing a power the likes of which the world has never seen. This weapon could bring salvation or it could spell certain doom for everyone.
When the lost girl awakens in a strange place, she discovers that so much has changed. Frightened and unable to understand what has befallen her, she confronts her new situation the only way she knows how, head-on.
Late at night Serena roves the corridors of Alameda general, lost in her ruminations and haunted by the shadows of her past.
At the mercy of a strange newcomer, the lost girl meets the man’s inquiries with open hostility, but what are his motives and who does he serve?
Enclosed within a strange metal box, strapped to a rolling platform, and guarded by a pair of closemouthed humans Kruhl doesn’t think things could get any worse, but when a dark apparition appears she discovers just how wrong she was.
When Amelia van den Broeke arrives in Tondzaosha she is haunted by the shadows of her past, but as a representative of AEGIS she has come to unravel the mysteries of the lost girl and the sword. What fresh hell does her hometown hold in store for her?
Wrapped in a cocoon of nothingness, Kruhl floats in darkness, but when a name beckons to her unbidden, memories wash over her in a flood and she at last comes to remember how she has come to this strange new world.
As Amy battles her demons, the pair of agents question deputy Shanderly and learn of another strange occurrence in town.
Now that her memory has returned, Kruhl is freed of her bindings,but is trapped anew. Alone in her strange new prison, and finds the opportunity to, at last, explore her new form.
Amelia awakens in her hotel room, oblivious to what lies ahead. What new challenges will this new day bring, and can see overcome the obstacles that are soon to follow?