Elliot Torres finally found a job she can keep, and Vlad Stein finally found an assistant worth keeping. Turns out, things are looking up for both of them. However, at the crossroads where overactive imagination meets sleep deprivation, mundane life turns unpredictable. Vlad finds himself in desperate need of assistance, but luckily, assistance is in Elly's job description. Together, they are about to face their first great hurdle in this new volume of BLOOD STAIN.