As Allied operations in the Northlands commence in earnest, adventurers will accompany Squire Antenna and the Knights of the Carmine Swallow to lay an ambush in the snow-mantled passes of. The arrival of an unexpected guest in the form of young serves to raise spirits, but the celebration is short-lived, for trouble is brew. Faced this time with a horde of formidable foes and dangerously near to the heart of enemy territory, can another one of unconventional strategies hope to succeed? Victory rides upon the hulking frame of an unlikely ally! Disgraced when their captain is caught making an attempt on the President's life, the once-proud Mythic Musketeers are relegated to lowly positions in a penal regiment. As Nicolas and Five Moons ponder the motives behind Captain Clara's unconscionable actions, FFXI Gil players are greeted with another disturbing development-Zed has gone missing.