The Ghoul–CCG alliance secures its first victory when it rescues Kaneki from the monster he was entombed within. But the creature still poses a dire threat to the city as it continues to birth mutant Ghouls, some of which are infecting humans with a horrific form of Ghoulism! The only cure lies deep in the belly of the beast itself, and Kaneki is determined to find it. But will this act of bravery be the final strike to end the war or Kaneki’s last stand?!