Hitomi Hoshino, a 16-year-old high school student with an interest in mysticism, experiences strange dreams at night. A mysterious temple, a tremendous jewel, a shadowy prince... the images trouble her, and a strange incantation keeps echoing in her mind. One day-during a simple fortune telling at school-Hitomi feels a magical pull, and in a shocking moment she is pulled from her body. She wakes up in a strange world where the Earth hangs in the sky and a headstrong prince asks her to power his god. Where is she? Why has she been transported? And will she really be able to wake the deity Escaflowne?Aki, Katsu is the author of 'Vision of Escaflowne 3 ', published 2003 under ISBN 9781591823667 and ISBN 1591823668.