Mai meets a mysterious stranger backpacking on the mountain as she tries to escape from Tsukiro. Much to her surprise, the backpacker manages to overcome the beast-man and decides to help Mai on her journey.
Meanwhile, back in the Swiss Alps, the leader of the Wisdom Alliance reviews the footage shot by the men in the helicopter of Mai unleashing her psychic power and discovers that her energy output is equal to four hundred and fifty times the gravitational pull of the Earth. Knowing this, the Wisdom Alliance will now stop at nothing to acquire Mai...dead or alive.
Includes part 3 of the article "The Manga Story" by James D. Hudnall.