Set in Japan in the 18th Century, it tells the story of Tomiko who, barely a teenager, leaves home on a quest to free her little sister from an arranged marriage to an awful man.
On her journey, the girl will meet magical beings who offer to help her but at a high price. To save her sister, the young girl decides to place herself at their mercy, renounce her identity and become Susanô, the Dragon Samurai. As a warrior, Tomiko will go on many adventures and meet the two men who will define her destiny: the brave Shuzai and Hanzaburo, the son of the fox.
An extraordinary adventure novel in the best tradition of Japanese fiction.
Epic, romantic, magical... this is a novel in which nothing is what it seems and everything has a second meaning.