“A Promise to My Son (The Place One Ought to Return to)”
Kunio is sick of being treated like a child, and that everybody only cares about Takehiro and getting him a scholarship.
His rebellion takes shape in smoking cigarettes but after a fight with his parents and Takehiro, he collapses in pain... But the routine operation for peritonitis takes a turn for the worse as Kunio's reaction to the anesthetic causes his body to go into a fever shock. ...more