It's the beginning of the end, and Phoron steps in to play the song that first united him with Coatie in an attempt to save her life. The power may be strong enough to save the entire world. Later, the day Pholon has waited for finally arrives.
The Strangers of Lament take Pire, Peruce and Rembalt hostage, and it is discovered that the Principal is really one of the Four Great Composers. Yufi steps in to battle the strangers. Later, they use Phoron's emotions as a weapon.
Danguise recovers. Peruce reveals her past and why Prine is weak. Later, Prine reveals that there is more to her than anyone expected, and it causes Peruce to question everything about her life to this point.
The Academy gets an important visitor named Raika, and Yufi's first instincts appear to be correct. Raika discovers Coatie's presence at the school, which is valuable information for the Strangers of Lament.
Phoron studies at Commandia Academy, where he hopes to become a Dantist, a person who can summon and control spirits with music. He has little faith in himself until Coaticarte, the spirit with whom he made a pact 12 years earlier, returns.