Rome and Shunka live on opposite sides of the city walls, but it's not only the walls that separate their lives, it's the air they breathe.
Rome a cafe and book shop owner is having a bad day, it's the ten year anniversary of a stunt that left him with a notorious reputation and a limp - his failed attempt to escape his home, New Hanoi. An off the books deal goes south with a local underworld bare knuckle fighter. Plunged into an impossible choice, but in a world where every day is served the same he relished a chance for a change.
Across the walls the district of Little Tokyo buzzes in a fever of neon. Shunka, is a happy teenager, and hasn't even thought about the walls around her since she was a child. Running an errand for her boyfriend, she is pulled into a trap that will reveal the city for what it is and all its sinister secrets.