In the human city of Hope, one lone dark elf must overcome prejudice and corruption to discover a killer.
Once an adventurer, Ash spends his time copying scrolls and books for his employer. But his past catches up with him. Rival crime lords threaten to tear the city of Hope apart. And as the bodies of young women start to show up mutilated, Ash is asked to solve the mystery to pay off an old debt.
From the most powerful families in the city to the underbelly of society, Ash uncovers a truth so dark it threatens his sanity. And as he follows the trails to the final perpetrator, his friends start to suffer the price of possible failure to solve the crimes.