This is a magical world at war. The cities have all been built to thrive on the power of their respective food magic, but now, they decide to -- or are forced to -- put their marvelous gifts and abilities to the production of weaponry and violence. There has never been a more dangerous time for a person to adventure across the continent. Yet. When Jack of Ice Cream City finds out that his best friend Jane has left for Cookie City, the very architect of the war, he will decide to go the distance. From the top of the mountains to the far edges of the coast, Jack will endeavor to fulfill his promise to Jane. To give her the Ice Cream that Jack made with all his heart.
A separation of generations like never before seen. The balance of powers shifting in unknown ways. The geopolitical status quo morphing by the day. Kids just wanting to live their lives. One day, teenagers start gaining supernatural abilities all across the globe, seemingly at random. They are mostly impossible to predict, or accurately measure, when it comes to their numbers and abilities. Many years later, a man with the ability to absorb memories set out to write a biography on a particular supernatural individual who witnessed it all from the start. One who called himself Mach. In this book, the writer tells the story of Mach, and of how the world was changed forever.
Every government in the galaxy is after one thing and one thing only. But in chasing it, they never expected to kick up a hornet's nest by involving a small smuggler ship, aptly called Hornet's Nest. After getting his crew into a galactic-sized mess, Daigo will have to prove himself their captain, and get them out alive.