As Mitleids ruthless corporate raider examines "every inch" of Tatsuyas body, he reveals a soul-shaking revelation. Of even more consequence, this truth has an equally powerful impact on his fellow psychics in Orga, who decide to slip behind the Countess back for their own secret meeting with the widows enemy To find out what he knows about them. Meanwhile, Tatsuyas sister gets a surprise visitor as well when Septem, a beautiful (and jealous) new Gilgamesh, seeks to lure Novem from Kiyokoand out of her bed. But even if Septem succeeds in spiriting Novem away, Kiyoko is not exactly alone. For she reveals a surprising, shockingly powerful new ally who will vex the plans of the Countess and her suit-clad, power-mad foe Shattering every one, every thing, and every side in this dark, deceptive war. Sexual powerplay. Elegant thriller. Addictive mystery. Dont miss this critically-acclaimed gothic sci-fi masterpiece.