The time: July 8, 1864. The place: Ikedaya. In hushed tones, the Choshu rebels plot their most sinister undertaking yet: The burning of Kyoto. Outside, all is quiet. But suddenly, the doors fling open and the Shinsengumi announce themselves with a a battle cry as they set upon the Choshu clansmen. Meanwhile, on the rooftops, Susumu squares off with his nemesis, the mysterious female ninja. But for Tetsu, the battle rages within. Away from the fighting, he struggles to come to grips with what he must and cannot do. Can he fulfill his promise to Saya? His vow to his parents? Whichever path he chooses, he can no longer dodge the question. With lightning precision, the swords of the Choshu and the Shinsengumi will clash in a spectacular battle! You won't want to miss a second of this gripping conclusion to Peacemaker!