Ambitious hizak Obiz Banto defies her kerma, Eppis, by accepting a Cloister Aid position with the newly elected Velto Wram. Meanwhile, Dokomad Dox joins a group of investigative journalists roaming the Badlands for a story on Utahraptor Sil. First Draft removed for professional edit.
Dox discovers a full-blooded Femarctic male among Utahraptor Sil’s blood cult. Kul crosses paths with Adam Pierce and faces-off against someone she thought long dead. First Draft removed for professional edit.
The Rakan Arc begins with the return of Nephis Uym, a young Femarctic male with powerful psychokinetic ability, who leads his Mana-Men on a mission to acquire Laxum Jyr, the Prime of Kuril Base. First Draft removed for professional edit.