An action-packed, stylish shoot-'em-up. Boasting furious action, switchback plotting, magnetic characters and dazzling art, Dogs tells the story of four individuals struggling to survive a dystopian urban future by gun and sword and courage and luck. MIHAI , the Weepy Old Killer: A former hitman now trying to live a quiet life but haunted by the deaths of his victims and his lover. BADOU , the Gun Smoker: A chain-smoking information broker and hired gun whose reckless fa ade hides a serious intent. NAOTO , the Blade Maiden: A preternaturally skilled swordswoman with a single desire: revenge against the assassin who cut down her family. HEINE , the Stray Dog: A cipher with a metal collar bolted to his neck, a disturbing talent for mayhem, and a childhood sacrificed to the thing known as Kerberos. Driven by their ghosts --both dead and alive--and their desire for truth, all are struggling to solve the secrets of the past while surviving the dangerous present--by gun and sword and courage and luck .