Newtype Levan Fu has a grand vision of a time when mankind is at peace and free from the cycle of endless war. To realize this vision, he must first plunge himself and all his followers into the cauldron of battle. As the Federation assault on the Nanyang Alliance’s Taal volcano base begins, Daryl Lorenz and his squadron mates fight a rearguard action while the rest of the Alliance forces evacuate. On the other side, Federation ace Io Fleming leads the attack. The fate of humanity hangs in the balance as these two rival pilots prepare to cross swords once again.