Act II: The Requirements of Wolves
After being shot down in what was to be his final air battle, Shin Kazama begins to seriously contemplate going AWOL when three escaped killers confront him. Rescued by his comrades, Shin opts to safeguard the bond with his squadron and abandons his plan.Back in Japan, Ryoko remains steadfast as her father pleads with her to accept Kanzaki's marriage proposal. Meanwhile, Kanzaki is busy making shady deals to buy large quanities of Yamato Airlines' stock. By chance, Ryoko learns that Shin is still alive, and moves to find exactly where he is. This further enrages Kanzaki, who hires a professional killer to eliminate Shin once and for all. A further twist of fate brings Ryoko, Kanzaki and Area 88 commander Saki Vashutal together on a passenger jet flying to the Middle East. Saki has been targeted for assassination by Asran's Anti-Government forces, and bombs have been set on the plane to ensure his elimination. Their only chance, Shin Kazama and Mick Simon! As Shin and Mick race to save the plane, a team of professional mercenaries is moving into the region. Their ultimate target - Area 88! Shin and his comrades are about to meet their match in the skies over the Middle East...but this time, Shin has to watch his back as well!