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The volume was released on the 25th of November 2008 in Japan. Its ISBN is 978-4-7580-5347-1.
Frau reflects on the bitter taste of the soul of Marie's Lover when he is startled by Teito Klein, who had heard the noise. Frau tells Teito he needs a bath and as Teito turns, Frau tries to grab him- as the scythe thinks Teito's soul is 'delicious'. Frau stops himself from harming Teito by smashing his (Frau's) head against a wall.
In the shower, the scythe begins to come out of Frau's arm against Frau's wishes, and Frau reacts by angrily slamming his hand against the wall. As Frau gets out, Teito- who is chasing Capella as the latter doesn't want a bath- bumps into him. Frau and Teito make an effort to convince Capella to take a bath, but Madame interrupts them. As Madame dresses Capella, Teito notices Frau is warm- as the hot water had warmed his skin.
Meanwhile, back at the Barsburg Church, Castor has finished Hakuren Oak's apprentice tattoo. Hakuren begins to pack his things in preparation for travelling the Districts with Castor exterminating Kor. He meets with Ouida, who will be travelling with Labrador, and the two of them watch Liam (who had failed the exam and is preparing to take the exam again) with his new friends, and reflect on Kyle going mountain climbing with Lance.
Just then, a letter arrives for Hakuren- from his father who orders Hakuren to become the tutor for the Imperial princess. Hakuren runs to Castor and tells him he will refuse, but Labrador encourages Hakuren to travel to District 1 and tell his father in person- giving him a flower as a good luck charm.
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Quotes from this ChapterEdit
- "I won't become what my father wants me to be." (Hakuren)