The peace between the Kouga and Iga is broken. The outcome of the battle will determine the next Shogun. Passions of the past reignite as two scrolls are sent out into the night.
(Sub) Last Rendezvous
Gennosuke and Oboro foresee a lasting peace once their romantic intentions are made public - but the Iga have already set their first trap.
(Sub) The Onslaught of War
The Iga set out to intercept the second scroll. The path to victory will lie open before them if they can keep the news of war from reaching the Kouga.
(Sub) The Horned Owl
Gennosuke and Udono feast with the Iga clan, who hide fatal intentions behind false smiles. Inspired by drunken lust and blinded by loyalty and trust, forgiveness will bring the end of one ninja's life.
The Surprise Attack
Tenzen arrives at the Kouga stronghold, claiming to carry a message from Gennosuke. A brutal battle erupts when the suspicions of the Kouga prove warranted.
(Sub) Longing in the Rain
The Iga raiders take Okoi captive while the Kouga attempt to understand why they were attacked. Meanwhile, Gennosuke remains in the Iga village - unaware that a war has begun.
Okoi is bound and questioned by Rousai, but the vicious treatment she receives pales in comparison to the brutality of her vengeance.
(Sub) Cage of Blood
Mortally wounded, Okoi reveals the scroll's location to Saemon. With the list in his hands, Saemon maintains his ruse just long enough to avenge his sister's death.
After the Iga deception is revealed to Gennosuke, he takes advantage of Oboro's love in order to escape. Alone and pressured to fight, she makes the ultimate sacrifice.
Lord Ieyasu and the nobles tally the deaths after only two days of conflict. They remain detached from the pain and suffering, but for the Kouga and the Iga, the war is growing far more personal.
(Sub) On Their Own
Asked to stand with her clan against the Kouga and her beloved Gennosuke, Oboro sacrifices their most valuable weapon. But as one lover turns to the light, the other chooses to look away.
Both clans take to the road, allowing for reflection on a time before the war. Some have accepted the battle as right, others feel regret - all know it must end.
A Swarm of Butterflies
As the Kouga prepare to set off for Sunpu Castle, Tenzen leads the Iga across the ocean to stop Gennosuke and his people from reaching their intended destination.
(Sub) Fallen Flower
Oboro is convinced her life will end by Gennosuke's hands. Tenzen seeks to inspire his leader to live, determined to force himself into the void left by Gennosuke.
When Tenzen rises from the dead and attacks, Gyobu's obsession with spilling Iga blood leads to a painful and familiar catastrophe.
During a simpler time, a plan was laid to ensure lasting peace between the Kouga and the Iga - the arranged marriage of Gennosuke and Oboro. During a simpler time, there was hope.
On the path to Sunpu Castle, the Kouga spy a hawk carrying a scroll. Two depart to track the bird and two stay behind. With their ranks divided, Tenzen readies his attack.
A Dawn Without Light
Hyoma directs Gennosuke to flee with Kagero. To ensure their escape, Hyoma engages Koshiro in a violent duel that neither may survive.
As the Kouga prepare to attack Oboro and Akeginu, a stranger arrives with staggering news. Both Kouga and Iga learn the reasons behind the horrors they have endured.
(Sub) River of Mercy
Tenzen encounters Oboro and Akeginu, revealing the truth of Kagero's role in Koshiro's death. Akeginu sets out to have her revenge.
(Sub) With All Her Heart
Tenzen's secret is revealed at last, leading to the death of a Kouga in disguise. Tenzen's lust for Kouga blood finds more satisfaction after a trap places Kagero into his torturous clutches.
(Sub) The Haunted
Gennosuke is drawn from hiding by Oboro’s public challenge, and when he arrives to face Tenzen, he joins all of the surviving Iga and Kouga in the same room.
Oboro begs for death, unable to stand against her beloved Gennosuke. But Kagero and Tenzen, each with their dying breath, set the final confrontation in motion.
On the very grounds where the horror began, Gennosuke and Oboro are forced to fight the final conflict of a war that was not of their design.