Asuka wakes to find herself a prisoner of the Urlu, the faction of green men who tried to make off with Najimi’s body back in a previous issue of A Deviant Mind!
They convince the young Riyaki to assist them in their plans, for there is more at stake than anyone realizes, and they have been waiting for a Riyaki to help them for the last five years.
Najimi and Tayge make their way back to the palace with Princess Regent Banara and Foreign Minister Qw’arat, where Najimi finds a message her mother told her to keep safe before her death. Surprises and revelations abound in this issue, as Queen Banaii’s last words to them warn of dark things to come. Najimi wonders if she is five years too late.