Inajda left Xan, Alexand and Jarad in the Prison of Souls, and with a vial of Xan’s precious blood, went searching for the elusive Anesidor Sumian, so that Sumian could synthesise Xan’s blood to allow it to create blood weapons to fight the Amanojuko.
Future Alexand had woken early, as instructed by her Guild Master (Future Heyem Merek,) she is ready to take a very nervous Anya to the past, to carry out a fake assassination, which will set a series of events in motion.
After reading his mother’s Timeline Book, Xan had taken the captured Amanojuko agent to the Prison of Souls, realising that Inajda would be there too, and that his family desperately needed him, or rather his blood.
Georges has barricaded himself into his mansion, after fearing retribution for funding the Katherine’s Bullet project. As he had predicted, his wife, Kavita had killed herself again, and he was alone, wandering his mansion, his writer full of weapons, in case Lord Anderson sent an assassin to break in.
The Guild Master’s General has been ordered by his Guild Master to assassinate a high-ranking member of the American Government in 3992. This politician would have risen to become a leading member of Filius Anderson’s Knights of the Amanojuko, resulting in the death of Anesidor Sumian, a key member of the resistance. The Guild Master’s General must take this agent out to save Anesidor’s life. (Story refers to issue 2: Anesidor Sumian)
Alexand is nervous to reveal what she learnt about her father’s death to Inajda, especially in front of Anesidor Sumian, but she takes courage in the fact they are both senior members of the resistance.