This is Toko’s story.-- VIZ Media
Kazuki Sakuraba was born in 1971. She began publishing while still in college. Her early Gosick light novels were best sellers and were translated into English, and her adult fiction is also popular and critically acclaimed. Red Girls won the Mystery Writers of Japan Award in 2007 and was translated into English in 2015. Watashi no otoko, a suspense novel about an incestuous relationship, won the Naoki Prize for popular fiction in 2008.
Live magic has returned to the Earth -- as the demons of every universe gather to destroy it ...
The World Gates offer passage into countless realms, dimensions, and nightmares, changingforever those few with the courage to cross over.Lauren Dane and Molly McColl, two sisterstransformed, now hold the future of all living things in their hands -- for Lauren's mission to bringlife-giving magic back to Earth and other dying worlds has not gone unnoticed. And Molly's powerto protect her will not hold against the countless ancient evils that are closing in. For the maelstromis coming to drag down gods and humans alike.And darkness will surely prevail unless a last,desperate stand is made against the dreadedNight Watch, eater of worlds.
In an extraordinary universe of magic and monsters, two strangers sharing only pain and loss must now pursue the destiny that has united them. Because worlds are suddenly threatened by an evil beyond imagining -- the world they have entered...and the one the have left behind.
Two women have discovered the way into a new reality -- one so close to Earth that events there have shattering repercussions here. On Oria -- a wondrous paradise and nightmare both -- Molly McColl has powers she never imagined ... and a destiny that threatens her life, her love, and her soul. While Lauren Dane must use an extraordinary, newfound magic to protect her young son -- and to join with her sister on a quest that will shake the foundations of Heaven itself. For a serpentine evil now threatens the worldchain -- a soulless, immortal enemy who feeds on the death of worlds, and who is now turning its hungry, malevolent gaze on Oria ... and Earth.