Cornered Rat is the 9th chapter of the Golden Kamuy manga.
Asirpa and Sugimoto tries flee from the soldiers of the Hakuchin Troop and they decided to split up to try that one of the two succeed to escape.
Asirpa is cornered and forced to leave her weapons, until that Retara appears behind the soldier. On Sugimoto's part, he also is cornered and almost manages to evade the soldiers until one of them recognizes him as "Sugimoto the immortal" and draws the conclusion that is the cause of Ogata's injured state. When the soldiers were about to shoot him, they hear a roar from the cave behind Sugimoto.