Bad news arrives in the rest-stop town of Rivira on the 18th floor: someonehas been murdered.
The prime suspect is Gale Wind, the blacklisted fugitive witha bounty on her head.
Bell and his companions can't believe their ears. But asthey are preparing to pursue her in order to clear her from suspicion, Cassandrahas a terrible precognitive dream.
It contains seventeen prophecies-and if itcomes true, the people she cares for most are fated to die.
Overcome withdespair, the prophetess of tragedy begins a solitary battle against ruin. Meanwhile, Bell searches for the truth about Lyu. Yet when he finally encountersthe elf, whose heart burns with the black flames of vengeance, unprecedentedcalamity lets out its newborn cry!