Councilor Kenton and his family have fought hard to create a lasting peace between Bladesmen and humans. Despite the unparalleled power of the City's defenders, rebel Lords still refuse to submit and instead cling to the warlike ways of their past. Even if these rebels should finally fall, the human world remains under the control of hostile Bladesmen Lords who have kept their own people enslaved for more than a century.
Beyond these obstacles, Bladesmen and humans have proven too similar to explain outside of some shared origin. Any explanation must be found somewhere away from both the Bladesman and human worlds, yet no records exist of either race's history. The City and its people may regret their attempts to reach a final conclusion, as the universe can prove to be a hostile place...