Noadiah, consumed by a feeling of emptiness; goes in search for an answer. An ascetic tells him, its not with him, but "The answer lies within you." While on the mountain, he meets Joshua who suggests a different path. Noadiah agrees to take it. Later, they meet at a cafe, The Argonaut, Joshua and friends help him to understand what the path holds for him, taking him to the Viewing Pool where Journeys begin and end. Its there he encounters a woman, who leaves him in a state of reverie and bewilderment.Joshua, seeing how distraught he is, suggests a guide, someone they call Tobias, but is told that they have no idea where he can be found. Noadiah, discovers him after enduring hardships on a desolate road, only to be told by Tobias that he will guide him on his Journeys, but hell have to find the woman from the Viewing Pool on his own.