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A trio of mercenaries investigate a secret organisation turning young women into invincible assassins while a former rockstar tries to rescue his sister from the cult's clutches. With the aid of a former spy, they take it upon themselves to destroy the evil syndicate behind the conspiracy.
The Rhodium Golems - three soldiers of fortune composed of sympathetic pilot Vincenzo Corbucci, pragmatic rifleman Nikolai Rostavili, and Machiavellian medic Jacques Dubois - uncover a dark secret when they awaken ex-assassin Hiroka Noguchi from cryogenic stasis during a routine scavenging mission. They learn that she was brainwashed to become an assassin as part of Project Athena, a controversial experiment to create the ultimate warrior. In a parallel storyline, fallen rockstar Erik Lindblom gets close to Yasmin Salibi, heiress to the 5 Elements, a powerful organisation with ties to Project Athena, in order to find out what happened to his younger sister, Elsa. As the past meets the present, the mercenaries with morals and the mysterious megacorp must work together in order to thwart a renegade faction led by corrupt scientist Sorina Manescu, who plans to use Project Athena to shape the future of humanity.