In the wake of battle, Izo Hidehisa found himself injured, confused, and in the care of a Buddhist monk called Harou. After time in the monk’s care Izo could no longer deny his feelings for Harou, but guilt over Shigemi, the lover he left behind, weighed him down.
Izo soon overcame his guilt and settled in with Harou, knowing that a life with Shigemi could never be. However, he hid a secret from his new lover. A secret that could threaten everything he held dear… again. And when Harou learned of Izo’s secret, the monk was enraged, forcing Izo out.
Shigemi appeared then, looking for Izo, only to find Harou. Izo was forced to watch from a distance as the two men he loved most in the world found happiness without him…