Frightened by coming of old age, Himiko, the Queen of Yamatai, desperately wants the life-blood of the Phoenix. Sarutahiko who won the war brings Nagi with him. He trains Nagi as a hunter for the Phoenix. Nagi, however, is planing to attack Himiko instead, while Sarutahiko is accused of such Nagi's act. Nagi rescues Sarutahiko from the Hornet's Cave and heads for his homeland.