Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 04Hiromu Arakawa
science fiction, fantasy, comics > manga, young adult
Trapped and injured in a secret alchemical laboratory, Edward Elric is at the mercy of his enemies, Lust and Envy. But they don't want him dead...they have other plans for him. As the laboratory goes up in flames, the brothers find themselves back at square one, with only an inkling of the massive scale of the Philosopher's Stone conspiracy. But then, Lieutenant Colonel Maes Hughes uncovers a shocking secret...
Fullmetal Alchemist :: Series
Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. The world of Fullmetal Alchemist is styled after the European Industrial Revolution. Set in a fictional universe in which alchemy is one of the most advanced scientific techniques, the story follows the brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric, who are searching for a Philosopher\'s Stone to restore their bodies after a disastrous failed attempt to bring their mother back to life through alchemy. Both the manga and the 2009 anime are noted for their heavy violence.