Ed and Al have been skilled alchemists since they were kids. After their mother's death they set out to find a way to bring her back. When the time came, their skills weren't enough to cheat death. Ed lost his leg and arm, and Al lost his body. Now his soul is bonded to a suit of metal. Now they are seeking a Philosopher's Stone to set things right.
Now they live by the philosophy that Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost.
1.) Melissa by Porno Graffiti
2. ) Ready Steady Go by L'Arc~en~Ciel
3. ) Undo by Cool Joke
4. ) Rewrite by Asian Kung-Fu Generation
1. ) Unerasable Sin by Nana Kitade
2. ) To the Other Side of the Door by YeLLOW Generation
3. ) Motherland by Crystal Kay
4. ) I Will by Sowelu
In the series finale, both Ed and Al finally learn just how much they are willing to give up in the name of both Equivelant Exchange and each other. Also, Mustang's plans are aided by an unlikely source as Dante's are thwarted by one of her allies.
Recaps4x13: Laws and Promises recap
: From inside the transmutation circle, Al watches in horror as Envy impales Ed, seeing his beloved brother fall to the floor while being wreathed in his own blood. Rose snaps out of her trance, realizes what's happening, and screams Ed's name in shock. Dante, however, keeps her from going over to him... read more.4x11: The Other Side of the Gate recap
: At the Fuhrer's residence, Bradley is greeted by his son, who's surprised he's come home early... read more.4x9: Sealing the Homunculus recap
: In the basement lair, Sloth approaches Al, telling him to come with her. She knnels down in front of him and tells him that it must have hurt when Tucker used him to complete his transmutation. Al, vulnerable anc confused, flashes back to a memory of Trisha "kissing" one of Al's scrapes to make it "better." "Mom?" he asks Sloth, to which she replies "Yes?".. read more.4x10: Goodbye recap
: On the Northern border, the platoon of soldiers under Mustang's command wait impatiently as Armstrong goes over a few final details of strategy with him. Armstrong tells Mustang that there might be resistance to his plan, but he feels he can succeed nonetheless. Mustang tips his head, and Armstrong goes out under full salute from Hawkeye, Breda and Falman. As he leaves, however, Breda flashes a smirk and Falman chuckles..... read more.4x8: Human Transmutation recap
: As Tucker leads Al to the basement of the abandoned warehouse, he comments on what he percieves as "similarities" between himself and the Elrics. Al tells him that Ed is wary about using the Stone; he would like to determine the full ramifications of what will happen to Al before he attempts to use it. Al also tells Tucker that both he and Ed have worked hard to regain what they have lost. Tucker says nothing, but a small smile grows on his face... read more.