Astra is hosting his first sleepover, and both Kyuus and Elizabeth are invited! Despite her reservations, Elizabeth agrees to the arrangement, thinking it was a meeting to discuss the situation at the ruins. Before the guests have time to settle in, however, Astra receives a mysterious invitation from Johnny Riot, Astra and Kyuss’ childhood friend. There’s just one problem: Their friend is supposed to be dead?!
Noah’s doppelgänger has erased Elizabeth’s memories! Astra, Noah and Kyuss try to help her regain those memories, but to no avail. Meanwhile, a yearly festival in the empire of Justitia—the Silverflame festival–commences. On this magical night, a bittersweet journey unfolds for Kyuss and Elizabeth…
Astra goes on a shopping spree for furniture and ends up buying more than he should, infuriating Noah! Astra reveals he has also bought a present for Noah, but her joy soon turns to utter disbelief when she discovers what the present is! Also, the backstories of more characters are revealed for the first time!
The new and old captains face off in this volume! Astra returns to the imperial capital to retrieve his beloved sword, but ends up trying to defend Noah from his successor, Kyuss, now captain of the Holy Knights! As children, Astra and Kyuss used to be best friends, so why is Kyuss so hell-bent on destroying Astra now?!
Noah elder sister Elise arrives at Astra’s doorstep in search of Noah… and almost destroys him (and his house) on sight! The Draconian Brothers are troublesome things Astra could handle, but what could he do when he’s up against Noah’s family? What does Elise want with Noah, and can Astra fend her off (with his broom)?!
Having saved up enough to buy a house, former high-flyer knight Astra goes into early retirement. But his dream of living out his days in peace goes up in smoke when a little witch girl called Noah shows up at his brand new residence! Noah forms a peculiar friendship with Astra and ends up becoming his housemate, and soon thereafter, all sorts of wacky characters turn up at their doorstep, ensuring that Astra’s retired life would be anything but peaceful.