Shueisha Edition Release Date: November 4, 2003
Proper Japanese Title: Kirisakumono-tachi (斬り裂く者たち)
The Claymore warrior Teresa has broken the cardinal rule that forbids her kind from killing humans. In time, a group of Claymores comes to kill her, and yet Teresa defeats them all with her superior skill and experience. But rather than slay the powerful ringleader, Teresa decides to spare her instead - an act of human weakness that will have devastating consequences for them all.