Shogo and his party continue their trek up the mountain. At the summit, the dragon that killed his sister awaits. The group's perseverance has earned them a spot on the raid team, but the respect of Randolph, the raid's leader, is another matter entirely. All is silent... and then suddenly, the dragon is upon them. Throwing caution to the wind, the adventurers pelt the creature with arrows, spells, and strikes, but their efforts are in vain. In an instant, the team is decimated. Randolph orders the few who escape the beast's wrath to retreat, but one man remains, standing tall amid the falling snow...