Following a sudden announcement, Second Prince Latrielle is set to take the throne. Altina is stricken with despair, and a summons to the capital means Regis is temporarily taken from her! But the princess’s tactician refuses to abandon her wish of doing away with the nation’s wars. Plagued with suspicions regarding the emperor’s death, he ventures to the capital alone, setting out to discern Latrielle’s true nature and intentions. Here is the eighth volume of a tale of war, love, and politics, woven by the bookworm and the sword princess.