A demon lays dormant in his veins, it's up to him to wake it up. An Arkirah, gifted godlings who wield their power in their blood, Kastadel spends his days working as a killer for the highest bidder. He has never been sure of his place in the world until he provokes one of the largest street gangs in the empire's infamous crime capital. Given a chance to redeem his choices and discover the mystery of his past, he must choose: an impossible task or succumb to the monster hidden in his veins. However, he is not alone. Kastadel meets Vidella, his potential teammate if he accepts the task, and soon discovers that the bitter agent is more than she seems. In a world of crime, power, and mysteries, it's easy to fall into dark clutches, but Kastadel must rise and face his demons if he wants to survive. A restless empire. A cursed God. A death-defying task. **SLOW UPDATES** Cover by me.