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  • Season 1
    • 10/9/08
      The powerful Valdana Empire is ruled not by its Emperor, but by the Tytania family. Duke Ariabert Tytania begins a war against the city-state of Euria.
    • The four yong Tytania dukes gather at the orbital space station, Uranibolg - known as the Castle in the Heavens. Ariabert comes under criticism, but Ajumarn only questions why Euria chose Fan Hyulick to lead their fleet.
    • Conditions of a Hero
      Fan Hyulick flees to the planet Ermentahl, after the Mayor of Euria betrays him in favor of the Tytania. But here, too, Tytania hunts him down.
    • Lira's Resolve
      Lira's Resolve
      Episode 4
      Fan Hyulick makes a narrow escape from Alses Tytania’s mansion. His rescuers, including Lira Florenz, turn out to be survivors of Casabianca, a principality annihilated by the Tytania. Meanwhile, Alses’s men are hard on Fan’s heels.
    • Admiration and Pride
      The grand duchy Tulansia’s Grand Duke has died. The head of one of the universe’s three major space ports was related to Valdana’s ruling family by marriage. Suspicious movements begin to show within the duchy.
    • Battle of Syracusa
      The Tytania – Tulansia negotiations have collapsed. Tulansia’s ruling class, having lost the Grand Duchess Laetitia stages a united front against the Tytania.
    • Under the Flag of the Shooting Star
      Ariabert emerges victorious, thanks to Jusran’s strategy. However, Tulansia is destroyed. And its surviving army, bitter and homeless, has now turned into pirates, terrorizing the surrounding space route.
    • Two Meetings
      Two Meetings
      Episode 8
      The mob of anti-Tytania pirates, the Army of the Shooting Star, takes “Little Big Horn”, the Tytanian army’s key fortress. After losing Lieutenant Lancaster whom he had dispatched to stop the pirates, Zarlish decides to lead the fight himself.
    • The Little Storm
      The Little Storm
      Episode 9
      A curious guest pays a visit to the “Castle in Heaven (Uranibolg)”, the Tytania’s headquarters. She is Princess Lydia of the Kingdom of Elving. She has come to personally offer herself as hostage directly to Ajumarn.
    • The Fall of Euria
      The Fall of Euria
      Episode 10
      Euria’s Mayor has been assassinated, in a plot masterminded by Idrice. Lieutenant Berthier, Hyulick’s former superior, had secretly agreed to carry out the murder in exchange for a position among Idrice’s staff.
    • A Heinous Trap
      A Heinous Trap
      Episode 11
      The spaceship “Honest Old Man” carrying Hyulick and crew barely shake off the Tytania’s pursuit. Berthier, who recently crossed over to the Tytania’s side, proposes to Alses a way to lure his former inferior officer Hyulick.
    • To Ermentahl
      To Ermentahl
      Episode 12
      Hyulick heads for Ermentahl to save Lira, knowing full well that it is Alses’s trap. Awaiting his ship is Berthier, Hyulick’s former superior who has now switched sides to become one of Tytania’s men.
    • The End and a Beginning
      Despite having at one time saved Lira, Hyulick loses her forever at Alses’s hands. Hyulick vows revenge. Fearing onslaught from Hyulick, Alses asks the “Uranibolg” (Castle in Heaven) for protection.
    • Lutech Burning
      Lutech Burning
      Episode 14
      Having lost her beloved son Alses at Hyulick’s hands, Telyza directs all her anger at Alses’s older brother Zarlish. She commands him to take revenge.
    • Like a Grain of Wheat
      Jusran leads the operation that stamps out anti-Tytania forces within the Valdana statesmen, but this is achieved with high cost to the Tytania, including loss of Balami’s father Estolardo.
    • Smoke Signal for Counterattack
      Hyulick, who had left without saying a word, returns to the “Honest Old Man” – to an ecstatic welcome from the broke and dispirited Miranda and crew.
    • A Too Costly Ransom
      Zarlish is growing agitated. Unseen, the cool Idrice is enjoying this. Jusran and Ariabert are equally concerned: while he may be invincible in pitched battle, Zarlish is probably not suited for the job of chasing down a single wanted enemy.
    • Prison Satellite Chronos
      Hyulick gives himself over to Tytania forces, but it is in fact the guards of planet Estahl who take him into custody. As a non-member of the Valdana Empire, the Estahl government holds him citing their territorial policing rights.
    • The Radomos Incident
      At Valdana Empire’s capital Lutech’s Crystal Palace, Idrice is named military minister after Estolardo Tytania, who died in the failed coup d’etat.
    • Storming Chronos
      Storming Chronos
      Episode 20
      Hyulick is imprisoned within Estahl’s prison satellite Chronos. At his mother Thereza's demand, Zarlish continues to push for Hyulick to be handed over, but Estahl’s President Kannack does not yield.
    • Chance Meeting at Estahl
      Hyulick flees from Chronos in the confusion that ensues in the prison riot. There he rejoins the “Honest Old Man” hiding in the desert at Estahl. At that moment, news of Hyulick’s death is brought to Ulanibolg.
    • Prelude to Ambition
      Jusran wins occupation of Estahl by Tytania’s army and relinquishment of free trade from Estahl’s President Kannack, for lying an empty coffin contained Hyulick’s body.
    • Rat in the Desert
      Rat in the Desert
      Episode 23
      Hyulick and crew of the “Honest Old Man” have escaped to the border planet Balgash. There, he and Miranda visit a bar in order to make contact with anti-Tytania forces, and receive a hearty welcome from the drunken crowd there.
    • Honest Old Man
      Honest Old Man
      Episode 24
      The Tytania army ignores protests from the Balgash government security forces, and proceeds to a full-blown attack on the cave in the Talhari.
    • Showdown Under the Scorching Sun
      Zarlish’s fleet continues attack on the already heavily damaged “Honest Old Man”, as if to make an example of it. Miranda and Captain Kashmir can do nothing but watch.
    • Final Act--Requiem
      Final Act--Requiem
      Episode 26
      After abandoning his destroyed flagship Typhoon, Zarlish leads his men in pursuit of Hyulick, who is hiding in the cave in the Talhari Desert that housed the anti-Tytania army.