|Volume 23: The Beginning And The End|
|Preceded by||Volume 22: Wish|
|Followed by||Volume 24: Fruition|
The Beginning and The End (始まりと終わり) is the twenty-third volume of the Silver Diamond series.
Rakan and the rest finally reached above the grounds of the capital to destroy the "Moon," the source of Hoshiminokoto's power. However, Hoshiminokoto notices this and stops them by attacking them?! It's finally a direct confrontation against Hoshiminokoto!! Here is volume 23, with the must-see 4 page extra story "Growth"!!