Kenshin's battle with Raijuta to decide the fate of Meiji Era swordsmanship is coming to a head. One fact is quickly becoming apparent. Raijuta will stop at nothing to ensure the supremacy of his own school of sword fighting! Reunited with a member of the former Sekiho Army - the doomed civilian unit - Sanosuke runs into trouble of his own. Old allianes are challenged when a plan to topple the current government by any means necessary is shared and as his friend puts it Sano's either in or he's in the way. Plus a bonus installment containing the first story Nobuhiro Watsuki ever published.