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Darkness in Paradise, Part 5 is the 9th chapter of the Claymore manga series.

Short Synopsis[]

The Yoma emerges from the tomb before a bewildered Raki. Clare arrives just in time before he is ripped to pieces. Galk and Sid soon join the battle, though it is clear that they are outmatched. Though they manage to land a few hits, none are powerful enough to do any potent damage and the Yoma even managed to steal a sword. Meanwhile, Raki stays on the sidelines, insisting that he has to give the statue he carried into Rabona to Clare. Galk throws it at her and it meets with the Yoma's sword. The monster ails to cut all the way through but makes the statue shatter, revealing Clare's claymore hidden within.

Detailed Synopsis[]

Saving Raki[]

Raki is shocked to see the Yoma emerge behind him, and it bats him into a wall. A knife suddenly appears in the creature's arm. Clare races in to defend Raki, telling him to flee, but he refuses to do so as the Yoma attacks both of them. Raki is only saved when Galk blocks the Yoma with his sword, and Sid distracts it with throwing knives. Sid tells Clare that they willing to die defending their city and that Clare should live to protect Raki.

Final Fight Begins[]

All three fighters attack the Yoma together. The Yoma blocks Clare's knife with a hand and knocks Galk down, grabbing his sword. He calls Clare a pathetic half-breed and gloats over his disguise as the mummified corpse, attacking Clare. Galk stops Raki from going to help Clare, but bemusedly agrees to throw her the antique statue. As Clare's remaining knife is shattered by the Yoma's sword, she catches the statue. The sword goes half-way through the statue and stops, as the stone breaks, revealing Clare's claymore sword. She comments that the monster hunt has begun for real.

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Volume 3 101112131415
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Volume 6 282930313233
Volume 7 343536373839
Volume 8 404142434445
Volume 9 464748495051
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Volume 11 585960616263
Volume 12 646566676869
Volume 13 70717273Extra 1Extra 2
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Volume 15 787980818283
Volume 16 848586878889
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Volume 19 102103104105106107
Volume 20 108109110111112113
Volume 21 114115116117118119
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Volume 23 126127128129130131
Volume 24 132133134135136137
Volume 25 138139140141142143
Volume 26 144145146147148149
Volume 27 150151152153154155
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Chapters and Story Arcs
Introduction Arc 1234
Darkness in Paradise Arc 567891011
Clare's Past Arc 12131415161718192021222324
Awakened Being Hunt Arc 252627282930
Ophelia's Madness Arc 31323334353637383940
Riful of the West Arc 414243444546474849
Northern War Arc 505152535455565758596061626364
Return from the North Arc 6566676869707172
Battle of Rabona Arc 73747576777879808182
Isley of the North Arc 83848586878889
Destroyer Arc 90919293949596979899100101102103104105
Rebellion Arc 106107108109110111112113
New Abyssal Ones Arc 114115116117118119120121122123124125126127
Final Battle Arc 128129130131132133134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151152153154155
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