No mercy served mercy. Demon law must be obeyed. Ariadne, an entry level Button Hand, attempts to survive, pitted against her first inter-dimensional Mission Targets. Linguistics in this narrative are modeled on Ariadne's home planetoid language system. It has been translated into prevalent vernacular of the known humanoid world. An effort to maintain a familiar vernacular, yet not distance story essence from Ariadne's dialectical nuances, commences in kind.