In this tale, the history of Herr Starr, Allfather of the Grail, is revealed at last. From his youth, Starr was extremely determined. By the time he was a young adult, he had joined the Wehrmacht. When a hostage situation and a presumed act of compassion bring Herr Starr to the attention of the Grail, he quickly rises to the rank of Holy Executioner. Unfortunately for the Grail, that act of "compassion" was truly just an illustration of Starr's determination. Now knowing the Grail's secrets, Starr decides that it is going to be he who determines the future of the Grail, and Jesse Custer will be just the man to help him accomplish his goals!