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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Chapter 110, Yakami Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 110, Yakami Summary and Analysis

Yakami is a heroine of Buddhist legend. She spends her childhood diving for oysters in the sea. News comes one day that her parents have been imprisoned on a far off island, for speaking out against those in power. Yakami asks every fisherman to take her to find her parents, but all refuse her out of fear for their own lives. Yakami steals a boat at night and slips out to sea undetected. Yakami arrives on an island, but the people will not help her. She notices a holy shrine at the top of a hill. Yakami climbs the hill and falls asleep beneath a tree. When she wakes she sees a priestess about to push a young girl from the cliff into the sea. The girl is to be a sacrifice to the dragon of the sea. Yakami...

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