By 2045, the autonomous country of Alataria is a place plagued with crime, corruption and greed.Everyone wants something.Those smart enough get to have it.The rest either die or live a miserable life.Now that the main players have made their first move, the game becomes much more intense. Arkaneh is now on his way to catch the traitor with the help of the powerful Reus Mallistrom. Edrimer takes on the Tri-Surgeon with the help of his fellow Justicars and an unexpected ally.Edward is now hunted by Code Sanguinary, thanks to the Chief of Police, Jonah Dillard. Lunarey faces the consequences of the truth about her identity. Demilan and Maileena find a new friend, who helps them in finding their loved ones.Bullet and Blade is the second volume in the “Crown the Villain” series.