Born under a prophecy that will liberate and unite Japan, Sarasa has had to take her brother Tatara's place as the "Boy of Destiny." Fighting for the oppressed, Sarasa journeys across Japan to gain allies and defeat her enemies--all while keeping her identity a secret!
At last, Sarasa's journey as come full circle. Having begun with a haphazard scheme to save her people from the Red King's destruction of Byakko village, Sarasa has now reached the point where she can bring the fight to him. If only she knew who the Red King truly is! On the eve of battle, Sarasa and Shuri are reunited. Both have survived horrible trials and face dire futures, so there is no reason to hold back. Finally, they can express their true feelings. Yet how can they keep their secret identities hidden from each other if they will soon be crossing swords?