Nonoka Aida is a young fifteen year old girl who is skilled at judo. With school, her friends, and her judo comrades to keep her busy, Aida's life couldn't be better. That is, until Ichijou Hajime, a childhood friend, returns to her life and proclaims he will marry her as her father's dying wish requested. With pressure to be wed from Hajime, and the jealous advances of love interests Yuya and Shinobu, what's a girl to do?
While reading "The Universe of the Four Gods", best friends Miaka and Yui are mysteriously transported into a strange world full of magic and unfamiliar faces. As if their arrival was determined by fate, Miaka is revered as the Priestess of Suzaku, the savior of their warring country, who was destined to arrived in a flash of light, from a land far away. Betrayal, love, and heartache accompany this fantasy-filled tale of friendships torn apart, and hope that never fades.