After finding the gauntlet, Nero and the company have been met with opposition. Dune erupted from the earth to stop them from reaching tartarus. A newcomer joins Nero's battle as an ally. Can they deter or defeat the creature, or will they be forced to run?
Team Sparda finds themselves on the bridge in a long and arduous fight against Mylixe and her forces. Odeo briefly confronted Vergil before falling back to Nobregas, the two wait in the wings. Will they be able to power their way through the Lord of the Crescent, or will they find themselves facing opposition on both sides?
Thomas took Lavetica to the dream realm with him and finds that she is more than a bit unhinged. Can he hope to find a semblance of humanity in the woman, or will he find that some people just can't be saved?
After escaping from Hekamunrasha's grasp, Simon was guided through the cascading ascent by the elusive cat like demon known as Roland. Agreeing to a pact so that they both may exit the castle unharmed, they are shortly confronted by Qrudus, once a member of Mundus' court. Qrudus makes a show of trying to drown Simon for sport, unknowingly bringing the boy's location to Hekamunrasha's awareness.
Can Simon escape in time?
Katherine is greeted by the mysterious demon named Razel, who seems somehow to know much about her exploits. Why is he so interested? What does he have in store for her and her son?
Raphael finds himself thrown into hell after being sucked through an anamolous portal, after some wandering around, he discovers Nero fighting nearby, and rushes in to help. In the mortal realm...
On their way to look for a pathway to hell, an anomalous portal appears in Rodins bar, transporting Elise, Scrimshaw, Rodin, Rodriguez, and Daluse to unknown places.
Elise is thrown into a hellish realm.
Suno is transported away from danger, the anamolous portal saving her from the clutches of Ananke angelo.
Suno, Violeta and Rodriguez find themselves on Dumary Island in the Mediterranean.