The loss of his friend Housei still weighs heavily on Taitou's heart, as does the betrayal of the priest Ryuukou. But with Keirou poised to throw the Ken Empire into chaos and violence, Taitou's determination to protect those who remain with him (and his brother, the overthrown emperor) drives him again to the capital.The stars Tonrou and Hagun are ever at odds, and as their avatars, Keirou and Taitou are destined to meet and do battle for supremacy. When the time comes, will Taitou have all of the divine warriors on his side, or will he stand to face the wrath of Keirou alone?
Hiromu Arakawa, artist of "Hero Tales," is the creator behind the hit manga sensation "Fullmetal Alchemist." Her work on "Fullmetal" was honored with the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award 2011 for her innovation.