Romance, Adventure, Fantasy, Shounen, Drama
- Iorph's inhabitants belong to the Clan of Partings—those who stop aging early and live for centuries
- Following an attack on their village, Maquia ends up in the outside world for the first time
- She discovers a crying baby and hastily decides to raise him as her own, disregarding the future
The story begins with Maquia, who is from a family where all the members stop aging in their mid teens. She has no parents and, although her days are peaceful, she feels lonely. Their peace is shattered when an army invades, seeking the secret to her people's immortality. Leilia, the most beautiful girl in her clan, is taken away, and the girl Maquia has secret feelings for disappears. Maquia is able to escape, but she loses her friends and her home. Wandering alone in the forest, she finds Erial, a baby boy who has lost his parents. The story follows the changing relationship between the two as Erial grows up and Maquia does not.
Apr 22, 2018
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