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Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 20

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Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 20

By Hiromu Arakawa; Hiromu Arakawa (Illustrator)

Viz Media, Paperback, 9781421530345, 188pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2009

Description
Two brothers on a quest to find the Philospher's Stone - Meet Edward and Alphonse Elric. Two brothers endowed with thepower of alchemy. In the war between science and magic the future of the world belongs to 2 brothers. Edward andAlphonse: Alchemy be thy name
Two brothers on a quest to find the Philospher's Stone - Meet Edward and Alphonse Elric. Two brothers endowed with the power of alchemy. In the war between science and magic the future of the world belongs to 2 brothers. Edward and Alphonse: Alchemy be thy name R to L (Japanese Style). Betrayal and double-crossing are the order of the day. Greed, Pride and Envy prove to be formidable enemies, but one homunculus seems to be having pangs of--could it be?--conscience. Ominous news spreads quickly about a mysterious portal. Will this gateway help the Elric brothers regain their natural bodies? And will the gigantic underground transmutation circle be completed, leading to a major regime change? Plus, a moving reunion between Al and someone from his past In an alchemical ritual gone wrong, Edward Elric lost his arm and his leg, and his brother Alphonse became nothing but a soul in a suit of armor. Equipped with mechanical "auto-mail" limbs, Edward becomes a state alchemist, seeking the one thing that can restore his brother and himself...the legendary Philosopher's Stone.


About the Author
Born in Hokkaido (northern Japan), Hiromu Arakawa first attracted national attention in 1999 with her award-winning manga Stray Dog. Her series Fullmetal Alchemist debuted in 2001 in Square Enix's monthly manga anthology Shonen Gangan.