The world has become a desolate, lawless land where bandits roam free, innocent people suffer, and demons lurk around every corner. Souna Yuuki is traveling with his family when they are attacked by bandits. His entire family is murdered, and he is left with a snake mark on his hand. As he is about to die, a woman comes up to him and gives him an option: continue to live in this harsh environment or die peacefully now. Yuuki chooses life and Garami, the woman, gives him a second chance at life in exchange for his servitude. Garami is a weapons merchant and a gun for hire that travels from town to town for clients. Yuuki sees how brutal and unforgiving this world can truly be.
This slightly obscure manga is what some might call a "mashup" of various other ideas put together into one storyline; they might be right about that. It does have the vibe of Claymore, [apparently] the violence of Berserk, and the worldbuilding of many a grand manga. Even with all that, though it is important to remember - just because it's similar does not mean that it takes from them. Now... read more