It is the 16th century. The once peaceful province of Utakata now lies in a state of despair. The elite ninja clan who once protected the region are all but dead and with no safeguard, Utakata's enemies are starting to stir. War is surely near. As the last of the Asuka Ninja you must rise up and choose a new path. Exact revenge on those who sought to end your clan and decide upon a new fate for the land.