The story of the lone ninja and the surviving shrine maiden continues in this action-packed third volume. Now accompanied by the burly Kakei, the trio continues on their journey to Izumo Grand Shrine. Upon their arrival, the shrine maiden once again stands amidst the rubble of a burned down shrine, however through the intuition of the lone ninja, Saizo, the trio uncover a secret stairway into the Earth. Where does the stairway lead? What awaits them down there? Kairi Shimotsuki continues to enthrall us with epic battles of strength and magic, sudden kidnappings, intense sexual innuendo, and slightly sexist chivalry.