Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai - Adult Years Summary & Analysis

Katsu Kokichi
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Adult Years Summary and Analysis

Musui registers with the commissioner for a government post. The commissioner is hesitant based upon Musui's reputation, but ultimately he concedes and agrees to register Musui. However, Musui waits literally years, and still no position comes his way.

Musui builds a house for himself on the property of the Amano family, and finds himself caring for the Amano household after the patriarch dies. He also manages to contain the new widow, who is sleeping around since the death of her husband and causing multiple scandals. Musui wonders why he's doing so much for a family and so little for himself, but he finds that his good deeds begin to create goodwill, and that good deeds are eventually rewarded.

In the meantime, Musui makes a living selling swords and other military supplies. A couple years later, his father dies of...

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