Kojūrō is partnered with a cop named Higurashi who is investigating the whereabouts of Masamune. They approach Yoshiaki who initially refuses to tell them anything, but is persuaded by Higurashi to tell what she knows. Their investigation soon leads to a fishing village where Masamune is presumed to have died after being chased by a policeman and falling into the ocean. As Kojūrō checks the cliff, Masamune appears before her, having had the villagers lie about her death the evade the police. As the two struggle to think of a way they can be together whilst keeping true to their values, Higurashi appears and decides to give them an alibi so they escape together.