With the unexpected explosion of the steamship, the port is thrown into chaos. Despite Mutsunokami’s best efforts to save the survivors on the ship, he vents out his anger and regret of not able to save everyone. As Mutsunokami is getting more emotional, Izuminokami is trying to convince him to listen to reason. The differences between the two Sword Warriors starts tearing the unit apart. Izuminokami splits up the unit to investigate the Roushi (Masterless Samurai) thinking the Time Retrograde Army will manipulate the Roushi and their anti-foreigner ideology for the Army’s schemes. However, as Mutsunokami listens to the Roushi’s wishes, he starts to worry about their safety.