Tokyo Daiichi Bank execs Owada and Nakanowatari hand evidence of Minobe’s illicit payments from Ise-Shima State over to the ruling-party politician himself. Furious, Hanzawa vows to avenge their betrayal “one-thousand-fold” but finds himself removed from the Teikoku Airways restructuring project. Disillusioned with the world of banking, Hanzawa feels like giving up, but his colleagues urge him to fight on. After tracking down a key figure in the affair, Hanzawa comes to a shocking realization. Will the maverick banker—who bet his pride, his sense of justice, and his entire soul on the bank—ultimately prevail and show his enemies that “deception costs double”?