Returning home, Ranmaru discovers that the surprises just keep coming. It seems he and Kei are not the only ones with secrets, as back at the dojo he learns some news that has him doing some soul searching: his father is alive! How will this affect him and the way he wishes to lead his life with his beloved by his side? Is this a new obstacle, or a potential ally? And why was he led to believe that his father was deceased? This time the bonds of love being tested are not his and Kei''s, but the ones that hold the very fabric of his family together and all he ever thought he knew. Can he and Kei weather this emotional storm together and come out stronger for it?