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Godchild Vol. 02 by kaori Yuki

Godchild Vol. 02 (edition 2006)

by kaori Yuki

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Title:Godchild Vol. 02
Authors:kaori Yuki
Info:VIZ Media LLC (2006), Edition: 1, Paperback, 208 pages
Collections:Read but unowned
Tags:manga, horror, read in 2012, victorian, england

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Godchild, Volume 2 by Kaori Yuki



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In Butterfly Bones Cain, the young head of the Hargreaves family, pays a visit to Lord Cromwell, a distant relation. Cromwell is friendly enough, but claims he never sent the invitation to Cain, who is soon drawn into a mystery. Cromwell's half-Japanese daughter, Lukia, has gone mad since the suicide of her mother. Cromwell and his second wife have called upon the services of an exorcist, but Cain doesn't believe in the medium's powers for a minute and quickly realizes there is something even more sinister than ghosts at work in the old castle. When he sees the scars on the arms of Lord Cromwell's young son, he is reminded of his own abusive childhood and becomes determined to save the boy and his sister.

In Bloodberry Jam a wealthy and delusional old lady convinces herself that Cain's half-sister Mary Weather is her long-lost granddaughter, Kitty.

In Lion Crest Cain finds himself identifying with a rebellious young misfit named Eliza who's arranged marriage is ended when her fiancee is found dead. There is a satisfying twist to this story and it furthers the relationship between Cain and his valet, Riff.

This series is gothic, moody and darkly beautiful. I can't wait to see where it goes in future volumes. ( )
  catfantastic | Dec 15, 2012 |
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The German publisher Carlsen Comics has published the Cain Saga and Godchild as one series called God Child. God Child 7, ISBN 3551769478 belongs with Godchild Volume 2.
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Deep in the heart of 19th century London, a young nobleman named Cain walks the shadowy cobblestone streets of the aristocratic society into which he was born. Forced to become an earl upon the presumed death of his father, Cain assumes the role of head of the Hargreaves, a noble family with a dark past. With Riff, his faithful manservant, and Mary Weather, his 10-year-old half sister, Cain investigates the mysterious crimes that seem to follow him wherever he goes. Red butterflies, demonic possession, tainted jam, and murder ...… (more)

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