Yuya discovers that the man before her is no longer Kyoshiro, but Onime-no-Kyo. Kyo defeats the Bantouji brothers easily and viciously and turns to face the last person alive: Yuya. Kyo spares her, promising to watch as she hunts for her brother's killer and to kill her if she fails.
Once he puts his sword away, Kyo is gone and the spirit of Kyoshiro returns to his body. Kyoshiro leaves the town before the spirit of Kyo can harm his friends, but Yuya insists on traveling with him. (After all, there is a huge bounty on Kyo.) As they head West, they are watched by a mysterious lady who has her own plan for Kyo ...
Story and art by Kamijyo Akimine.