NOA is destroyed, its members scattered or consumed by Okikurumi. Still, Atsuma is compelled to return to the ruins of the only place he ever felt kindness and friendship. Aika has escaped from Okikurumi, but where is Shui? As she struggles to connect with Lady Sumire, Shiki confronts Atsuma, who now possesses a strange new power, a power which could destroy him.----Sumire and Kojomaru successfully recovered Kojomaru?s sword ?body,? and also managed to free Shui and Aika from Okikurumi. But Shui is captured by Utsuho when he is forced to separate from Aika.
Meanwhile Atsuma has repelled the attack of Yanagi and Hyde, displaying a power that no one has seen before, but that leaves his body blackened. What is this power that not even the elders knew existed? And will he be able to use it to rescue Shui and stop Utsuho?s plan?
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