|Release Date (Japanese):||February 2, 2004|
|Release Date (English):||October 10, 2005|
|No. of Pages:||23|
Control is sixth chapter of the first volume. Light is in his bedroom with Ryuk. The last chapter Eyeballs ends with Light left with a decision to trade half of his lifespan for Shinigami Eyes. Although Light seems tempted he cannot accept the trade, as he believes he cannot create a Utopia without being able to maintain it for a long time. Light goes on to say that if he did take on these deals he would end up becoming a shinigami himself, Ryuk tells Light that he is already a fine shinigami. Light does not like being compared with a shinigami. He tells Ryuk that he is using the Death Note as a human and for humans. Light returns to trying to find out the name of the person following him.
At the national police agency Soichiro Yagami is on the phone, 6 more people have died of heart attacks. Three are said to have attacked strangely before they died. One drew a picture and another made a suicide note and one escaped jail and died in a nearby restroom. When L finds out he suspects that it is Kira experimenting with his abilities.
Light checks on his fathers computer the results of the test, as Soichiro Yagami had typed them up onto the police database. Other tests that Light carried out like dyeing in a country that they couldn't reach, drawing L's face and to write about L distrusting the police. All ended in a heart attack as the death note could not make people do and know things they weren't previously able to know or do. Light plans to do a final test the next day.
L is in his room with the computer, reading the suicide note that Kira made the victim write. He notices that on the side of the note it spells out "L do you know".
Lights final test appears in the newspaper, the conditions he put in place worked. Light writes another name in the Death Note and the ends the chapter by ring a girl.