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A Fighter's Destiny (戦う者の運命 Tatakau Mono no Unmei) is the ninth episode of Kamen Rider Blade.
The Zebra Undead begins terrorizing people and Sakuya decides to fight again, revealing his secret to Sayoko. Blade stops his fight with Chalice to assist Garren, but the Undead flees. After leaving the Kurihara family, Hajime meets a poor musician, Jin, and stays with him. Kazuma informs everyone that he believes Hajime is an Undead and Kotaro rushes to tell his family. When talking to them, he realizes that though Hajime is an Undead, he's saved them twice and decides not to tell them. Garren is later kidnapped by Isaka, the Peacock Undead.
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- Kazuma Kenzaki (剣崎 一真 Kenzaki Kazuma): Takayuki Tsubaki (椿 隆之 Tsubaki Takayuki)
- Sakuya Tachibana (橘 朔也 Tachibana Sakuya): Kousei (Hironari) Amano (天野 浩成 Amano Kousei (Hironari))
- Hajime Aikawa (相川 始 Aikawa Hajime): Ryōji Morimoto (森本 亮治 Morimoto Ryōji)
- Shiori Hirose (広瀬 栞 Hirose Shiori): Yumi Egawa (江川 有未 Egawa Yumi)
- Kotarō Shirai (白井 虎太郎 Shirai Kotarō): Terunosuke Takezai (竹財 輝之助 Takezai Terunosuke)
- Sayoko Fukasawa (深沢 小夜子 Fukasawa Sayoko): Urara Awata (粟田 麗 Awata Urara)
- Isaka (伊坂): Yasukaze Motomiya (本宮 泰風 Motomiya Yasukaze)
- Haruka Kurihara (栗原 遙香 Kurihara Haruka): Kaori Yamaguchi (山口 香緒里 Yamaguchi Kaori)
- Amane Kurihara (栗原 天音 Kurihara Amane): Hikari Kajiwara (梶原 ひかり Kajiwara Hikari)
- Tsukada (塚田): Ryo Ono (小野 了 Ono Ryō)
- Jin Ichinose (一之瀬 仁 Ichinose Jin): Sora Toma (藤間 宇宙 Tōma Sora)
- Gangs: Kentaro Shimazu (島津 健太郎 Shimazu Kentarō), Makoto Inamiya (稲宮 誠 Inamiya Makoto)
- Zebra Undead(Voice): Toru Omura (大村 亨 Ōmura Tōru)
- As part of Super Hero Time, this episode aired alongside Tokusou Sentai Dekranger episode 6, Episode. 06: Green Mystery.
- Viewership: 8.3%
- A catch-up of the first twelve episodes of Kamen Rider Blade was aired as part of the Super Hero Max 2012 special event on TV Asahi. 
Kamen Rider Blade Volume 3 features episodes 9-12: A Fighter's Destiny, The Manipulated Warrior, The Whereabouts of Each and Category Ace. It was released on DVD on October 21st 2004, with a total run time of 93 minutes.
Blu-ray Box 1 comes with 16 episodes.