Margaret is horrified by the bag lady sitting in front of the most prestigious store in town. She avoids the woman and goes about her extravagant shopping activities inside the store. But is she who she pretends to be, or is she hiding her true self?
Halwende is alone…or is he? Two children suddenly appear and ask for help. He soon finds himself embroiled in a war all too similar to the one he is trying to forget. In the end he must save Princess Adala from Emperor Egon's clutches to restore the kingdom to its proper rulers and redeem himself of past failings.
Rorkon is obsessed with discovering the Emoton, a fundamental particle that is the source of human emotions, much to Scythia's annoyance, especially when he is using up their life savings in search of it. After much heartache and many failed attempts, he finally detects it…but at what cost?