Ryuukou's warning still ringing in his ears, Taitou hurries back to Taizan, only to discover that the Genrou-tou has left his hometown in ruins. Though Taitou is devastated by the loss of his father, the attack has given him a renewed sense of purpose. Unless General Keirou is stopped, countless families and towns will face similar destruction. Meanwhile, back in the capital, Keirou's plan for seizing power from the emperor is well underway. With Keirou as the new commander in chief and Taigatei in prison, can anything stop the general's reign of terror?