A person from the past returns. This person wanders the streets like a ghost. This person is searching for someone... and the smoke that follows them is somehow dangerous...
"Strength is Kindness"
After all that's happened, it's time for some rest and relaxation in a magical spring. The special magic of this spring takes away the usual downside of going into water...
"The Other Woman"
Polly had succeeeded in her goal of bringing back Bernadette safely. With her mission complete, she was supposed to return home with a heavy heart. Although she truly loves Bernadette, she knew that she could not stay with her. She knew that Bernadette was in love with someone else, and she didn't want to get in the way. That was how things were supposed to go. However...
"Return to Eschelon"
A reunion at Eschelon City for all the characters who remain alive. Polly has finally escorted Bernadette home. They look for Maytag, but they can't seem to find her. Then...
"The Pit That Devours Everything"
There is a town called Convergence. It is a prison town.
This prison is for containing dangerous sorcerer criminals. And this prison may also harbor a secret... or a demon.
Things are going smoothly for Bernadette and Polly, who are now both in A-Rank. It is only a matter of time before they are able to finally free themselves of the Colosseum. However, there may yet be one final obstacle that they have to overcome...
"Searching for Suspiria"
Crest and his friends are searching for Suspiria. The search takes them to a town named Charade, in which they spend some time just relaxing and trying to take their mind off of things.
"The Dark Cell's Third Phase"
Maytag continues her struggle to walk the path of darkness into the "Dark Cell." After a lot of effort, she is finally able to reach the 3rd and final phase of this walk. Naturally, this phase is the most difficult. But it may actually prove to be impossible...
"The Indomitable Blades Pt.II"
Bernadette finds herself in a very difficult match that she must win. A 3 on 1 match against three very strong opponents. With the new sword she was given by her father, she now has both of the Indomitable Blades. Will this be enough to win?
"The Indomitable Blades"
Bernadette and Polly struggle to escape from the colosseum. However with Bernadette having such a low rank, there seems to be no way out. Then the harsh Warden comes to offer her a deal, but this deal will require Bernadette to make the toughest choice of her life.
"The Return of Crest"
Crest is doing some soul searching, and this takes him back to the city where his journey began. With his new sword and new abilities, he is much more able to take care of himself. However he may be dragged back into a quest to search for Suspiria, after hearing some shocking news!
"The Dark Cell"
Maytag is introduced to the people working with The Thing Man. After some lengthy talks, she learns the reason why she was taken. The Thin Man wants her to do a certain thing, and that thing entails going into a certain room. That room is called The Dark Cell.
"Warden of the Colosseum"
Bernadette and Polly are adjusting to their new life in the Colosseum. If they want to escape, they must play by the specific set of rules that this place has. Ranking is very important. Unfortunately, a certain error causes Bernadette and Polly to have a wildly disparate ranking. They may not be able to help each other anymore!
"The Bone Structure of Revenge"
Crest continues to look for Suspiria, but he won't like what he finds. The Conclave have decided that Suspiria is a threat, and to eliminate her. Suspiria has similar plans for the Conclave. But although Suspiria now has overwhelming power, Qtalda has an ace up her sleeve... the same spell she used to deal with Bloody Mary. But if Bloody Mary is really dead, why is there now two of her?
Our protagonists have been split into three groups. Maytag is captured by The Thin Man. Bernadette is imprisoned with Polly and being forced to fight in a Colosseum in Marvallo. Crest is dealing with Suspiria in Eschelon. Each of them face their own trial.
"The Thin Man"
Captured by Melter, Maytag is brought before The Thin Man himself. He turns out to be a man who defies expectations! What does he want with her, and what is mysterious painting ability?
Bernadette's attempts to get her father off the booze and to clean up his act have ended in failure. After nearly drinking himself to death, Bernadette needs to get Grant to a healer right away to save his life. But she is low on money, and Polly is inconveniently away on business.
"The Seed of Potential"
Suspiria has been depressed ever since Kindred died, and Crest is worried about her. It's not only depression he has to worry about... it seems The Thin Man did something to Suspiria, and now that seed may finally start to grow.
Maytag is still feeling a bit lost after the fallout from her show. Taking a bath with Regina seems like it may bring up her spirits, but she ends up saying some things she probably shouldn't have. At the same time, Melter is still working on his mission to capture Maytag, and he may have finally found his chance...
"The Father Who Was Nobody"
The quest is finally over! Bernadette has at last found her father, Grant! But he is not the man she was hoping to find. Not only that, but her quest for the magic sword's mate has also ended in disappointment.
After the incident, Maytag's chances to win the contest are uncertain, and her friends are acting a bit distant to her... especially Crest. Bernadette is still searching for her father, and with Polly's help she may have finally found him!
As Bernadette searches for her father, she runs across an old friend who she was very close to in the past. Meanwhile, Maytag is competing in the contest to win a sound show, and it is going well... until her former mentors Mayweather and Taggert attempt to sabotage her. How will she deal with this problem?
"Connected By Rings"
Bernadette receives shocking news... her father now lives in the far away country of Marvallo! But a contest gives Maytag the chance of a lifetime to achieve her dream! It seems the only possibility is to split up, but the two of them remain connected by the powers of sorcery.
As Bernadette waits patiently for news of her father, Maytag pursues her new dream of acquiring a soundshow. But it won't be easy... a huge amount of money is required. Maytag turns to her old reliable way of making money, poker. But in her rush to make a fortune, she takes on the best poker player in the world, Galdur.
The whereabouts of Bernadette's father are still unknown, so she relies on an organization known as The Amberynth Network, who specialize in person locating. In the meantime, Glyph's friends Moby and Buzz keep the group occupied. Maytag learns of Soundstones, devices which can give a person a much larger audience than she is used to... and suddenly a new dream is born.
"Arrival at Eschelon"
The group finally arrives at their destination. Eschelon is a city of wonders in which Maytag's lost limb can easily be regrown. But there's no way to bring Kindred back to life, and so the group pays their respects at his funeral.
"The Path of Magic"
Danzig proves to be a much tougher opponent than expected. Bernadette can't seem to even get close to him, and no one is able to use sorcery in her aid. Glyph has a plan, but Danzig is also holding an ace up his sleeve...
"The Warp Box"
Maytag learns the truth about the castle she and her friends are trapped in. Now the only thing left is to escape... but that will prove to be impossible unless the group confronts Danzig himself.
Maytag is confronted by an old friend, Regina. She finds herself being heavily tempted to succumb to forbidden pleasures, but she is saved by another "old friend," Moss. However, Moss was never that friendly in the first place, and has his own agenda.
"The Unending Staircase"
Suspiria and Crest find themselves in a strange castle at night, and they seem to be trapped. After a bit of investigation, they stumble across something very dangerous.
"Bed & Breakfast"
The group is making good time, but as nightfall comes they decide to stop at a castle for bed & breakfast. They meet some eccentric characters, including Danzig, the master of the castle. A late night bath does not go as planned.
The group is finally back on the road again, and they are now joined by the volatile Suspiria and a new companion, the enthusiastic yet slightly creepy Glyph. Maytag and Bernadette find themselves subjected to several embarrassing kinds of sorcery.
Maytag has a plan for how to deal with Bloody Mary, but Suspiria is desperate for revenge... and trying to convince her otherwise may be dangerous to Maytag's health.
"Rhyme and Reason"
Maytag finds herself in a horrible situation... she is completely at Bloody Mary's mercy, and will be slowly eaten alive. Her only recourse is to try talking her way out of this situation.
Bernadette has a rematch with Bloody Mary. This time she is prepared, and although she is able to stop her opponent's attacks, killing her proves to be incredibly difficult.
Bloody Mary returns. Suspiria has used up too much of her magic to be able to do anything, and her boyfriend Kindred has no choice but to try to protect innocent lives by himself.
"Portrait of a Slave"
Maytag owes Suspiria a great debt, and all Suspiria demands in return is a simple favor... slavery. Maytag reluctantly agrees, which Bernadette is not happy to discover upon her awakening.
Two members of the Phalanx have arrived in Brahma, one of which is a young "genius" sorceress, Suspiria. She seems incredibly powerful for her age, as well as incredibly vain. The two of them attempt to kill Bloody Mary.
The group takes refuge with the help of an old sorceress, Vajra. However, Bernadette has taken serious injuries, and Vajra has nothing but bad news for the rest of the party... it seems certain that Bernadette will die.
The group makes a stop in a small town called Brahma. They hope for a little food and shelter, but the town seems strangely deserted. And then they find themselves greeted by a mysterious and dark figure... a woman called Bloody Mary.
"Sword of the Father"
Bernadette, Maytag, and Crest have left the town of Solstice. They have a new quest: a journey to the magic capital of the world Eschelon to find Bernadette's father and recover a certain sword. At camp that night, we hear a story of how Maytag and Bernadette first met.
"I Want To Be Your Knight"
The day has finally come for the ceremony of Bernadette's knighthood. But she has serious misgivings about the sacrifice she will have to make...
Bernadette's life is in great danger, and the only one who can save her is Maytag. But Maytag's gimmicks and knives may not be enough... the only thing she has left is her ability to bluff.
A depressed Maytag confides in Crest, and the two of them become closer despite their past differences. Meanwhile, Bernadette has an encounter with a deadly new enemy...
"Those That Follow Their Hearts"
A shocking secret is revealed. While it is surprising for Crest, it is quite a bit more shocking for Orransong. Now it looks like Bernadette's dreams of entering the knighthood are in serious jeopardy.
Crest learns that Maytag has a boyfriend, and is determined to learn who it is. However, what he eventually finds out will surprise him...
As the date continues, Crest seems to be getting more relaxed, despite a few awkward conversations. But Maytag has more up her sleeve for Crest, and he may not be prepared...
Maytag takes Crest out on a date. Still ridiculously shy, he continues to have trouble forming complete sentences around her. Maytag seems determined to help him loosen up, but her old flame Umber has a warning for Crest...
"The Knighthood of the Split Rose"
Bernadette receives an invitation to see the LaShoar Knights. Although women aren't normally allowed to join the knighthood, it looks as though her dreams of joining may soon become reality... but first she must prove herself.
"Two Women Pt.II"
Enter Bernadette: A swordswoman who dreams of becoming a knight. She may be Maytag & Crest's only hope after they get mixed up in a gang of lunatics, who's violence is quickly spreading across the entire town!