Jinzaburou confronts Shiraishi who says he only cares about recovering his clan and his lands. Jinzaburou defeats him and Teruhi takes his head. That night Teruhi kisses Jinzaburou while he is asleep, conflicted about his coarse manner and his bravery. Meanwhile Chō Minpuku has prepared a small boat loaded with supplies to abandon the island, but only Onitakemaru agrees to leave with him. In the Toibarai fortress, while seeking an omen for the future, the elder dies, but Nagamine holds firm, maintaining morale. The Mongol army Vice Marshal, Kou Chakyuu prepares to attack the fortress, and uses flaming torches to show the scale of his army. At Hakata on Kyushuu, Kagesuke the son of the Shouni clan patriarch, Shouni Sukeyoshi prepares to send reinforcements to Tsushima but his father stops him, preferring instead to save his forces for after the invasion to fight against the other Kyushuu clans. Back on Tsushima, what initially appears to be reinforcements sailing towards the defenders turns out to be a fleet of Mongol Ships.