A year after the events of Fushigi Yuugi, Tamahome is pulled back into the book and is sent on a complicated ride through illusion, confusion, and betrayal. Meanwhile, Yui is acting oddly and Miaka is heartbroken over the loss of Tamahome, while Keisuke and Tetsuya try to discover what is going on with the book.
Miaka thought her adventures in the Universe of the Four Gods was complete when Suzaku granted her heart's wish to let Tamahome live in her world. However, on a visit to the grave of Takiko Okuda, Priestess of Genbu, Miaka discovers the story isn't over yet! Tamahome is pulled back into book to face an unknown evil that is threatening the essence of Takiko.
Back in the world of the Universe of the Four Gods, Tamahome is shocked to learn that he is no longer himself--he's now become his former enemy! In order to keep his sanity, Tamahome must adjust to his new lifestyle and overcome the illusions that surround him. Meanwhile, Miaka searches for a way to help the man she loves.
At last the evil that threatens the book and Takiko is revealed. Tenkou, the opposite force of Taiitsukun, reveals himself and his plans. However the Suzaku Seven along with other unlikely allies prove that it won't be an easy task. When all is said and done, Miaka and Tamahome must come to grips that Tamahome is a character from a book, and must stay in the book.