Holo and Lawrence continue on their journey, gaining new insights about Holo’s homeland by researching local and collected folk tales. However, not everything they learn is pleasant, and Lawrence must put his own dreams on the line to ensure that their journey does not end in sorrow.
After visiting the small village of Pasroe, the merchant Kraft Lawrence meets the wolf god Holo, who says she wants a ride to her homeland in the north. Holo was once the god of the harvest for the villagers, but they have since come to rely on themselves. Feeling lonely, Holo desired to return to the north but has been unable to leave. Lawrence agrees to take her on, seeing potential value in her wisdom and experience.