Shogun - Chapters Thirty through Thirty-Nine Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Thirty through Thirty-Nine Summary

Book III begins with Omi and Mura discussing whether everything is ready in the village for the arrival of Yabu and Toranga. Omi has spent a great deal of money on the preparations so that even the beach is raked and pristine. Omi's wife has pointed out that the potential for advancement in this case is great and that the money is well spent. There are many samurai on the beach and Toranga immediately realizes that he has been trapped. He steps off the boat as if he has nothing to fear and Yabu soon learns from those on the beach of Toranga's resignation. He is angry but Toranga points out the logic—that the council cannot legally act with only four members and so any order they give will be illegal. He then presents Yabu...

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