Chase and the rest of team gen:LOCK seek refuge in Japan at Kazu's childhood home. While the team regroups, Cammie, Chase, and Caliban are attacked by Sycorax in the Ether! While they face down Sycorax, the rest of team gen:LOCK stares down the barrel of the Union's gun as they start to bomb Osaka! Can a split-up team win the war on two fronts, or is this the end of the Polity?!