Ukoku/Ni Jianyi returns! The renegade Sanzo priest tells Hazel of the Great Sage Equalling Heaven, how he is the most dangerous youkai in the land, and that the Sage is traveling with the Sanzo party. Hazel now has to make a new decision: is his personal quest worth sacrificing a new friend?
Meanwhile, the Sanzo party ends up in a mysteriously prosperous and youkai-free village. What kind of deal has the village headman made to maintain their safety? And what will happen when the fearsome foursome get involved?!
Story and art by Kazuya Minekura.