The world has been annihilated and an evil bestial deity must be appeased. Saki, a young girl trying to escape destiny, finds refuge in an unusual and rough line of work. But she has been chosen for an unthinkable role: a princess must be sacrificed to the monster, Yamata-no-Orochi, at the fifty-year Tenken Festival. Can Manaka, the man in love with Saki, follow her into this abyss to save her from fate…only to discover the dark secret of the ceremony? Winner of the prestigious Japan Media Festival Arts Award, this stunning work of graphic fiction takes the reader into a whole new realm.