NEW FRIENDS--OR NEW FOES?! Peace in the wake of the battle at Andika is shattered by news that the hidden village in the Reisen Gorge has been destroyed! Rushing to the scene, Miledi is confronted by a mysterious man who introduces himself as Vandre Schnee, another user of ancient magic. Vandre is willing to join the Liberators--but only if Miledi and the others agree to travel to the demon kingdom of Igdor. Who is this mysterious man, and can they trust him?!