The woman continues her travels as she foretells the coming of rain. With every raindrop that falls from the clear blue skies, she is reminded of her curious fate, one that cannot be washed clean by any amount of tears.
A sake brewer loses his way home and comes upon a strange ceremony. There, he tasts a sweet, glowing sake that he's never able to forget. Years later, his son encounters a late-night ceremony and pretends to be part of it as he meets Ginko.