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Mariko, codenamed "Rose Marie", is a division leader in the private anti terrorist group CAT (Counter Attack Terrorism).
She lost her husband and son in a terrorist bomb attack at an airport.
After suffering injuries in the blast, she was left with a scar that looked like a rose flower on her chest.
The manga follows her all-woman division's feats and challenges (both military and private) from the 1980s to the 1990s, a time of instability and change.