Illyasviel von Einzbern hates the cold and loves the snow.
Her existence was to be of use to the Einzbern family in the war for the Holy Grail. Her body was crafted to allow for maximum magical capacity and she was taught how to kill without second thoughts. When her role is over, she will cease to be as a human being and become a vessel for the Holy Grail. She is a child who found herself in the middle of a battle of treason and horrible bloodshed.
But for Illya, as she likes to be called, the war also brought tantalizing glimpses of freedom. With the summoned spirit of a great ancient warrior by her side, Illya fights the enemies of her family but also makes her first friends and rivalries. It is her chance to break free from the suffocating loneliness that rules her life.
Illya’s destiny unveils between stolen moments of happiness and her inescapable duty. It appears that whatever she might do, the Holy Grail War will take everything away from her. However, she is a strong and relentless child who won’t give in until the very end.