Kotori dreams of a battle between her brother and the boy sworn to protect her. Under cover of darkness, Kamui is joined by Fuma as he seeks the truth about his aunts involvement with the Divine Sword.
Multiple battles erupt between the Dragons of Earth and the Dragons of Heaven. Kamui begins to suspect Princess Hinotos motives, and Kusanagi's valiant last stand is marred by Arashi's shocking reappearance.
The Divine Sword is taken to the Clamp Academy for safe keeping; Kotori succumbs to a deep sleep from which she cannot wake; and Fuma undergoes a frightening change as Kamui nears his ultimate decision.