Karakuri Dôji Ultimo
Part 3, Act 34
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Chapter Guide
Preceded by
That Daughter
Followed by
Slow Deer Confession

Smooth Wake is the thirty-fourth chapter of Karakuri Dôji Ultimo.


At Shin Ekoda's funeral, Yamato laments on his grief and the problems that he will face in order bring Eco back to life. Musashi Murayama and Yamato discuss their goal about defeating Roger Dunstan and how to turn all evil Karakuri Dôji to their side. Yamato admits he still doesn't understand what is good and what is evil, but Regla and Makoto Sayama assure him that no one really knows the answer and they encourage him to do what he believes is right.

At Kiyose Matsumoto's house, Akitsu Otake and Slow confronted Rune Kodaira about his actions. When Jun Chichibu blurts out personal information about Otake, Rune reveals that he been uploading images and information about the dôji online to attract candidates masters for The Evil Dôji Branch and to control those who will come. Rune invites Otake and Kiyose to join his side to end the conflict quickly, which only bewilders them. When Otake questions why Rune doesn't join them instead, Rune states he is the only one that can control his allies and keep them in line. Otake refused his offer and threatens to use force on him.

As a result, Rune orders Jealous to kill her, but Slow intercepts him. As Jun holds Kiyose and Pardonner at bay, Rune and Jealous transformed into ICON and Otake reveals that she reached ICON Level 2.

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