Once a millennium, the great Kami Dragon rises. Whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers can demand the fulfillment of one wish, the consequences of which will alter the history of Iwagoto (a fictional world loosely based on feudal Japan) forever.

Yumeko, a half-human, half-kitsune (trickster fox), grew up at the isolated Silent Winds temple, trained by monks to master and hide her yōkai (supernatural spirit) nature. When the temple is razed by a fearsome oni (demon), Yumeko flees with one part of the scroll. Almost immediately she bumps into Tatsumi Kage, a brooding (and, of course, attractive) samurai/hitman for the Kage clan who wields a sentient sword possessed by the demon Hakaimono.

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