The second graphic novel by artist Aya Takano. One day, 13 year old Asto Uruta meets an enigmatic boy named Kibayashi. From that day on, and as if guided by fate, mysterious events start to happen around her, as she takes her first steps into a world that is vastly different from everyday life. Ancient civilizations, messiahs, underground worlds, visitors from outer space... Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? Artist Aya Takano merges and molds the familiar devices of science fiction, and in the process, creates a world that is entirely her own. Crossing 3000 years of time and space comes the story of a girl bearing her destiny.