Contains Spoilers for Ashes of Deceit. Only an Executioner for two weeks, Kioko is assigned mid-job to drop everything and help Ark apprehend a vampire-human duo wanted for murder. But it's not just any duo: it's the legendary Hand of Death Jorick and his so-called human pet. With a record that involves killing up to five Executioners, has The Guild really decided that just the two of them can bring him in? Luckily for Kioko, Malick and the secret laboratory have something up their sleeves. Now, she just has to hope their experimental weapon works.