Is there such a thing as divine will or guidance? Seta Stjirt, stopping for a moment in mid-battle with Kenshin, may be beginning to think so. When Stjirt made the fateful decision to ally with the monomaniacal Shishio Makoto, his family paid the ultimate price. But is the flesh of the weak truly the sustenance of the strong, as Shishio insists?
Kenshin, whose Hiten Mitsurugi school places the protection of the helpless before all else, would surely disagree. In a world where might makes right only too often, what choice have "the wronged" but to wait for a savior? And when that savior comes too late... what then?