->''The mandate of Heaven is already over.''

Seven volume {{Manga}} set in mythical ancient China. One night, n'er-do-well Chikei was stealing a food offering from a shrine when meets the titular Qwan, a bizarre child with no real idea who he is and a desire to eat the various demons plaguing the land. Chikei figures he can make use of the boy and the two set off together on a strange journey...

The first four volumes were released in the US by {{Tokyopop}}, but since 2007 they've shown no indication of releasing the final three volumes.

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