With the addition of Spaide, the trio venture toward a village in the north. In this place certain truths are learned: 1) Spaide is a champion student trained in the higher levels of this combat culture, and 2) Siwel is their enemy. Faced down by the Village leader, Sy surrenders himself in order to clear his name and discover how valid these claims are, having never met these people.
Meanwhile Chalace and Spaide find danger in the outskirts of town and come to test the sum of their lives spent training for this journey. And what exactly is this new enemy?