Ep 9 – “Kaiou’s Conspiracy” / “Kaiō no Inbō, Wana ni Kakatta Shōgo!” (傀王の陰謀 罠にかかった翔伍!)

Sanosuke has fallen off a crevice inside the cave, and sees Lady Magdalia. She patches up his bruises back at her home in the hill. The two later have an argument about Shōgo. Sanosuke reveals that he has lost the medallion. Lady Magdalia locks him inside the room. Meanwhile, Shōgo, plots with Kaiou and Santo, two of his followers, the demise of the Meiji government through the instigation of a civil war, but they are disagreeing over price and methodology. Lady Magdalia carries a gun and returns to the room where she locked Sanosuke, but he has disappeared locate the lost medallion. Shōzo interrupts Sanosuke’s search for the medallion and engages in combat. Both of them are weakened by each other’s attacks. Kaiou and Santo are given Lady Magdalia’s lost medallion.