At the risk of his own life, a young man sets foot in the ruins of a devastated old world. His name is Akira, and in order to claw his way out of the hellhole that is his birthplace of Slumtown, the boy became a hunter. In the wastelands he happens upon a strange woman, standing perfectly still, stark naked. <br>She is beautiful, but it seems that only he can see her. She exists incorporeal, tantalizingly beyond any touch, and she tells him her name is Alpha.<br>Alpha won’t show even a sliver of her real intentions, but with a wide smile, she brings Akira his first commission as a hunter. Akira takes the task, if only to become a stronger hunter, and having entered a contract, their dramatic lives in the hunting profession was set to begin.<br><br>From Stories of the Boy Hunter as recorded by the Eastern Hunters’ association.<br>Written post-collapse of scientific civilization.