"In the damaged city of Istvan, where the populace clings to the hope of their Holy Saint Esther, intrigue and vengeance lurk around every corner. Esther and Achera are on the run from both AX and the Department of Inquisition, framed for a kidnapping and attempted assassination. A new member of the AX is hot on their tail - Sister Monica Argento, the Black Widow - and her powers are formidable. But ti's not only the Vatican who has taken an interest in the proceedings of Istvan. The mysterious man from Albio has his own plans for Esther and col., and he may prove to be the most formidale of all"--P.  of cover.