Joined by young swordsman Rui, Okatsu embarks on a blood-soaked path of revenge that leads to the corrupt local magistrate.
At the same time, concern for the limitations of her resources causes Miyazono to be careful and cautious, shutting Miyazono out from possible shortcuts and creative solutions provided by more daring people around her.
By the time she reaches middle age, Junko will radiate refinement and wisdom.
Such a prototype for the genre.
As a result, close associations are difficult for Junko to form and keep, especially marriage.
There's a kind of controlled, righteous fury in her actions, taking a lifetime of injustice and turning it into fuel, making it much more entertaining to see her capital R Revenge unfold.