Gosick is the first volume of the light novel series of the same name. It was first published in light novel form on December 15, 2003, and was released by Kadokawa Bunko in novel format on September 25, 2009. The volume in its original light novel format was later re-released under the Kadokawa Beans Bunko imprint on April 1, 2011.

The series starts the story of a boy named Kazuya Kujo who is studying abroad in Sauville's Saint Marguerite Academy. After an unexpected encounter with a mysterious girl named Victorique de Blois, they are soon faced with a mystery that involves a murdered fortune teller and a ghost ship that is said to carry a curse.

Publisher's Summary

Light Novel Summary

A mysterious phenomenon inside a luxuious passenger ship? This is the Gothic Horror that paints the chaos of the world.

Kazuya Kujo, who is now studying abroad in Saint Marguerite Academy located in the Western European country of Sauville, meets a mysterious girl named Victorique atop the school's library tower. With a pipe in her mouth and piles of books by her side, she can reconstruct the chaos of this world.

Novel Summary

Atop the library tower of Saint Marguerite Academy, at a room concealed by lush greenery, the fairy-like girl named Victorique waits. To appease her unsatiable boredom, she tinkers with the chaos of this world—.

This girl speaks. All while smoking from a pipe.

"Let's reconstruct the fragments of chaos"

And, at that moment, she would once more expose the truth behind another riddle... No, let's stop it at that... he said.

Kazuya Kujo. A boy who is now studying abroad in a small country in Western Europe. As soon as he gets to know a girl named Victorique by accident, he finds a challenge in the form of a mysterious case involving the murder of a fortune teller living in the outskirts of town. However, that case would end up becoming a part of a bigger "fragment" itself. Together with the imprisoned princess, the Reaper that vows to protect her prepares to face the mystery of the cursed ghost ship.

The story of the white and black curtain is now finally opened.

Chapter List

  • Prologue: Let Loose the Hares!
  • Chapter 1: The Golden Fairy
  • Monologue 1
  • Chapter 2: The Dark Supper
  • Monologue 2
  • Chapter 3: The Ghost Ship Queen Berry
  • Monologue 3
  • Chapter 4: The Hares and the Hound
  • Monologue 4
  • Chapter 5: Game, Set
  • Monologue 5
  • Chapter 6: I'll Never Let Go of Your Hand
  • Epilogue
  • Afterword
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