A Race Toward the Brink (死の崖へつっ走れ Shi no Gake e Tsuppashire) is the fifth volume of Battle Tendency and the ninth volume of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga. It covers the battle against Esidisi up to the fight between Stroheim and Kars.
Joseph uses his sharp-wit to defeat Esidisi, leaving only the ring on his heart left to remove. Following the fight, the group come to find that the Red Stone had been mailed to Switzerland by a young girl manipulated by the remains of Esidisi. The snowy battle to the death against Kars begins!
- 034 (078). Flame Mode Esidisi, Part 1
- 035 (079). Flame Mode Esidisi, Part 2
- 036 (080). Flame Mode Esidisi, Part 3
- 037 (081). The Remains Lurk, Part 1
- 038 (082). The Remains Lurk, Part 2
- 039 (083). Stroheim's Unit Strikes Back, Part 1
- 040 (084). Stroheim's Unit Strikes Back, Part 2
- 041 (085). Stroheim's Unit Strikes Back, Part 3
- 042 (086). Light Mode Kars, Part 1