The embattled Grasslanders badly need a victory, and for that they need a champion. But is Hugo up to the task? Meanwhile, Chris Lightfellow returns to Zexen...but how will the True Water Rune and the loss of her father affect her duties as Knight Captain? Finally, as intricate machinations inside the Harmonian forces are revealed, death stalks another Rune Bearer--but who will it be? From the creator of TOKYOPOP’s Qwan!