- Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
- Genre : Action/Martial Arts Rating : 16+
- Author : Kazuo Koiki
- Artist : Goseki Kojima
- Cover Artist : Frank Miller
- Format : Black and White TPB, 5"x7"
- Pages : 672
Yagyu Retsudo's failure to stop Ogami Itto has brought an ultimatum from the shogun: kill the Lone Wolf or face execution. But Yagyu will not go forth empty handed. To aid his cause, the shogun places the Firewatchers - his own elite bodyguards - under Yagyu's command!
Collects three stories from volume 17, all of volume 18, and two stories from volume 19.