Andromeda Stories, Volume 3
by Keiko Takemiya (Ryu Mitsuse)
Cover Artist: Keiko Takemiya
Vertical Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781934287040
Date: 04 March 2008 List Price $11.95 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Book Description: In this final chapter of the epic outer space series, King Ithaca and the entire government of the Cosmoralian Empire have been transformed into cyborg minions of a machine army determined to destroy all indigenous biological life. The King's wife, Queen Lilia, and her son, the rightful Cosmoralian heir, Prince Jimsa, have become refugees in their own dominion, along with a band of resistance fighters, The Murats. The resistance effort is led by a healer known simply as "The Old Man", who explains that the future of humanity rests in the messianic destiny of their leader incarnate, who will be known unto them by a red dragon-shaped birthmark. Meanwhile. knowledge surfaces that Prince Jimsa's twin sister, Affle, who bears this birthmark, survived despite being ordered to death at birth by the Cosmoralian Empire because it was believed royal twins would presage doom.