Mammon

"I pride myself on being somewhat civilized as really pointless as it is sometimes." - Mammon comparing herself to her kin Mammon is a fallen angel governing over the sin of Greed, making her one of the primary antagonists of Soul Embrace. She makes her first appearance in The Evils of Shinkokira and is the fifth archdemon fought…

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Leviathan

"You're feisty, Honda. I'd like that if you weren't such a punk." - Leviathan prior to her fight with Nobuyuki Leviathan is a fallen angel governing over the sin of Envy, making her one of the main antagonists of Soul Embrace. She makes her first appearance in The Evils of Shinkokira, and is the fourth archdemon fought…

Part III: Hollows of the Damned

Soul Embrace Part III: Hollows of the Damned is the upcoming third entry in the Soul Embrace series. It is targeted for an early 2018 release, though this window is subject to change. Once it and Part IV: Into the Abyss have been released, they will eventually be collected into a paperback novel titled Soul Embrace Volume II:…

Part II: The Evils of Shinkokira

Soul Embrace Part II: The Evils of Shinkokira is the second entry in the Soul Embrace series. It was published on Amazon Kindle on February 12th, 2017 along with Part I: The Fires Rise, and both parts are collected as one work in the paperback novel Soul Embrace Volume I: Genesis. It will be succeeded by Soul Embrace Part III: Hollows…

Shinkokira

"We are what the world has made us. We have all been lied to about the light at the end of the tunnel…and we have found new life in granting death." -Ichiro Takahashi explaining what Shinkokira is. Shinkokira is a barbaric and murderous cult of devil-worshippers. They serve as the main antagonists of The Fires Rise and The…

Astaros

“Break you...I’ll...BREAK YOU!” - Astaros roaring at Gabriel Astaros is an artificial archdemon representing (though not explicictly governing over) Wrath, serving as one of the main antagonists of Soul Embrace. He makes his first appearance in The Fires Rise and is the second archdemon faced by Nobuyuki Honda. APPEARANCE Astaros is a truly hulking creature, standing at well…

Uriel

"I don't believe anyone is born evil. Not humans, not even demons." -Uriel telling Delilah her philosophy of empathy Saint Uriel is one of the secondary protagonists of Soul Embrace, making her first appearance in The Fires Rise. She is the archangel governing over the virtue of Love, and is loosely based on the Biblical figure of the same…

Baal

"You know how grownups talk about the monster under your bed that’ll eat you alive if you misbehave? That's what I am, you little brat.” - Baal to a child that dared to attack her. Baal is a fallen angel governing over the sin of Gluttony, thus making her one of the main antagonists of…

Shiiva

"You humans need to learn when to shut your f*cking mouths." - Shiiva after Nobuyuki taunts her Shiiva is a secondary character in Soul Embrace, making her first appearance in The Fires Rise. She is a lamia initially playing an antagonistic role, having been sent to kill Nobuyuki Honda and later Akira Hayabusa, but as her relationship…

Kasume Funaki

“Are they seriously just gonna keep beating on each other like this every single month? How are neither of them lobotomized yet?" - Kasume referencing Nobuyuki and Ryuuji's monthly brawls Kasume Funaki is a second-year student at Dai Tenshi High School and is one of the secondary protagonists of Soul Embrace. Like her twin sister Kaori, she makes…