Yagy? Retsud?’s failure to stop ?gami Itt? has brought an ultimatum from the sh?gun: kill the Lone Wolf or face execution. But Yagy? will not go forth empty handed. To aid his cause, the sh?gun places the Firewatchers-his own elite bodyguards-under Yagy?’s command! Collects three stories from Lone Wolf and Cub Volume 17, all of volume 18, and two stories from volume 19.