Amalgam decides it's time to get serious about its Mithril problem, and this means big challenges are on the horizon for Sousuke, Kaname, and Tessa. As enemies close in on all fronts, will they find ways to overcome those challenges?
In Tokyo, Sousuke and Kaname flee from enemy agents in a desperate attempt to rendezvous with their allies. On Merida Island, Mithril struggles to respond to a fierce and demoralizing assault by Amalgam forces.
The SRT team has its hands more than full trying to protect Merida Island from three rampaging Behemoths. Sousuke and Kaname attempt to deal with their own frantic situation, as Amalgam's Kurama drags the students of Jindai High School into the fray.
Sousuke and Kaname work together to save Kyoko and everyone else at Jindai High, and they both reach a point where they must make difficult, fateful decisions. Tessa likewise tries to save as many of her people as possible as she abandons the island base.
Sousuke makes his way to the city of Namsac, where people bet on fighting matches between decommissioned Arm Slaves. Thanks to a bit of serendipity, he meets a team owner named Nami at the arena just when she's looking for an AS operator.
While enjoying considerable success fighting in the arena for Nami's team, Sousuke starts to grow accustomed to his new life in Namsac. But little things keep reminding him he came to this city with a specific purpose in mind.
The Crossbow team takes part in their first illegal battle, but nefarious forces are at work behind the scenes. If Sousuke doesn't play his cards right, this first battle could end up being his last.
Sousuke's grudge against Kurama escalates into a full-blown shooting war on the streets of Namsac, but is it possible for him to fight this war all by himself? And every war has its share of casualties.
When Tessa is found wandering dazed and barefoot on a California highway, her attending psychiatrist just might be in for the case of a lifetime. The story Tessa tells sounds like an intricate delusion, but sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
Sousuke who are attacked by amalgam. Raids also come closer to Sousuke who cannot heal wounds yet. On the other hand, Tessa who missed Fowler slightly afterward pledges Leonard and amalgam.
Lemon determines where Kaname is likely being held captive, so Sousuke and his ragtag group launch a rescue mission. But many forces are on the move this stormy night, and the mission doesn't quite go according to plan.
Leonard and Kalinin make every effort to spirit Kaname away before Sousuke can reach her. As battle erupts between rival Amalgam factions and Mithril remnants, Sousuke and Kaname both find they have to fight against fate to hold on to hope.