Shinobu visits the Kyoto Myojo Society and plays a match with one of its members. The way the members support each other irritates her, so she leaves, vowing never to come back.
Meanwhile, Chihaya and Sudo have a rematch in Hokuo Academy's karuta room. There she hears about Sudo's plans for the future in karuta.
Later on, Shinobu makes another media appearance, where she has to lose a match on purpose. Afterwards, she is unnerved when the cards stop speaking to her.
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