Lord General Bandares is the most powerful Ground Assault General in the Adrasteia Empire, known for being vengeful and utterly ruthless. For months and even cycles on end, he has been having premonitions that his only son Nairn would suffer a fate far worse than death. Unable to peg this feeling on any foreseeable event, he chose to watch and wait for something more tangible to act on than a bad dream.
When the Emperor and Empress of Adrasteia order him to not to leave Adrasteia binary system and to procreate with seven powerful new troops arriving from the Heka moon-worlds, he knew right away his premonitions were true and that his son’s fate was somehow already sealed. From what he could surmise, they were trying to prevent him from interceding by trapping him with Imperial rules that mandate a father’s duty to mother and child.
A month later, six of the seven women are now with child. During this time, Lord General Bandares has begun to take a liking to one of the woman named Takumbo. With his dreams becoming more gruesome and vivid as the days pass, yet identifying no clear enemy that could harm his son, he decided to ask the Emperor and Empress what they were hiding.
Receiving a twisted answer about fates sometimes being intertwined and sometimes not, he could stand idle no more, and decides to leave Adrasteia binary system in search of a way to protect his son. But Lord General Bandares does not want to leave without passing down an important message to his unborn children, so as his sphere of nano material rises into the void, he leaves his memories with Takumbo… And this is when the story of Wilting Souls truly begins.