Edward and Al Elric are introduced in their plight to find the Philosopher's Stone. It all started when Ed and Alphonse were children and attempted to bring back their dead mother with Alchemy, the practice of transmuting matter. To transmute a human is considered the biggest of all sins in their world. The results of this were catastrophic for them and their friends and family. Their father, a secretive alchemist named Hohenheim, had already left years before. After they attempted bringing Trisha Elric, their mother, back to life, Ed was taken to the "Truth", an immortal being with god- like powers, which decided that as compensation for such a sin, that he would take Ed's leg.
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The steampunk world of Fullmetal Alchemist is primarily styled after the European Industrial Revolution. Set in a fictional universe in which alchemy is one of the advanced natural techniques revolved around scientific laws of equal exchange, the series follows the adventures of two alchemist brothers named Edward and Alphonse Elric , who are searching for the philosopher's stone to restore their bodies after a failed attempt to bring their mother back to life using alchemy. Yen Press also has the rights for the digital release of the volumes in North America due to the series being a Square Enix title. It has been adapted into two anime television series, two animated films—all animated by Bones studio—and light novels. Funimation dubbed the television series, films and video games.
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Can their bond make them whole again? In an alchemical ritual gone wrong, Edward Elric lost his arm and his leg, and his brother Alphonse became nothing but a soul in a suit of armor. Monster, human, friend and foe—definitions blur when Ed is trapped in the belly of the beast with his enemies. Don't have an account? Sign up.