Volume 7 -Escaping into the wilderness, Chagum, Balsa, Tanda and Madam Togarai reach a remote hideaway built into a cave. There, they plan to hole up for the winter and prepare for spring, when Rarunga will arrive to tear the egg from Chagum. Balsa finally reveals her past to Chagum, the story of Jiguro, master spear-wielder of Kanbal. The story of Jiguro is the story of Balsa growing up, and the secret behind the eight deaths that weigh on her shoulders. With Balsa's sorrow on his mind, Chagum is determined to learn all he can before the spring comes, including how to fight. But can Chagum the boy become a man in time to face the power of Rarunga? Volume 8 -Infused with the power of the Egg, Chagum sets off to the Land of Feasting on pure instinct. Unable to keep up with him, Balsa, Shuga and the Hunters race against time, tracking their way through the forest. Rarunga the Egg Eater rises up from Nayug to tear Chagum apart, but the immortal monster has to get past Balsa's spear first. Shuga's research has also let him equip the Hunters with weapons that will let them fight. However, Rarunga is not a single monster but a species, and each and every one of them is coming for Chagum. Balsa and the thers must somehow survive until dawn against a relentless tide of supernatural attackers!