During Kaneki's visit with Yoshimura, he asks for information about the Owl, and is told the tragic tale of a young ghoul named Kuzen. Touka makes plans to move out of Anteiku. A snowy day brings with it brisk business at the coffee shop.
City in Waiting
Yoshitoki is granted permission to execute the operation to eradicate the Owl. The CCG officers involved in the mission take time beforehand to write any last words they might have, as the 20th Ward is cordoned off and its civilians evacuated.
Deluge of Flowers
Suzuya is left to face the newly-arrived one-eyed Owl on his own. Aogiri Tree joins the battle against the CCG, who find themselves overwhelmed by the sheer number of opponents. Meanwhile, Kaneki confronts Amon, who stands in his way to Anteiku.