Heishiro Inukai is a noble Samurai and the son of a loyal retainer. He seeks vengeance against Rannosuke, the renegade villain who stole the clan's prized treasure. to save the clan's honor, Heishiro resolves to take down Rannosuke and departs with his friends pursuing him in a bid for fame. a descendant from a long line of great warriors, he is a remarkable yet untested swordsman. on the other hand Rannosuke, has killed hundreds of men and fought entire armies to a standstill. Heishiro must open his eyes to the true meaning of dying for the sake of pride. As he prepares for the showdown, Heishiro is faced with a conflict between reaching a peaceful or a bloody resolution. the superior man has dignified ease without pride. the common man has pride without dignified ease, this is Samurai Fiction.