As an unknown disease plagued the village, males of all ages began to fall unusually ill, with Yue Ran's father being one of them. Physicians from neighboring villages were helpless and the plague was deemed to be incurable. This only served to aggravate Reese's guilt at causing further trouble for Yue Ran's family.
Filled with determination, Reese left the village that stormy night, in search of a rumored miraculous flower. Armed with only a sacred mirror which was said to have protected her ancestors' altar for centuries, Reese began her journey to the lake, unaware of the darkness and dangers that lay ahead.