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FullMetal Alchemist: The Shadow Alchemist Ep.1 Episode One: Flame and ShadowEn-route to East City, Southern Amestris, 11:45pm January 15, 1917A long passenger train snaked its way through the mountain range that separated Southern Amestris from the Eastern Frontier, its front lamp piercing the darkness. As was common for this rail route, it was filled by mostly travelling civilians and displaced Ishbal refugees returning home from the many camps that dotted the countryside. However, what was not normal was the abundance of blue-uniformed soldiers occupying every vacant seat and staging area.The situation was tolerable at the front of the train, but in the second-class carriages the officers sat bunched in small groups amongst middle-class civilians who made no effort to hide their displeasure at having to share their precious space with these individuals. In the single first-class car a lone female officer made her way towards a cabin with the blinds drawn for privacy, knocking once against the doorframe before a s