Lord Ivanovic is dead. Akira and the members of Beowulf have averted all-out war with the three vampire clans and prevented the Bund's nuclear reactor from going critical and raining down radioactive fallout across the entire Kantou region. The costs have been high, friends have been lost, and the blows keep voming.
In response to the repeated assassination attempts on her life, Mina Tepes' policies have taken an overly hardline approach, if not erratic and unpredictable. When the truth finally comes out - that this Mina Tepes is an imposter - there will be hell to pay.