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The Master Puppeteer Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9, 'Night Rovers' Summary

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Chapter 9, 'Night Rovers' Summary

Yoshida reacts angrily to his play being shut down. He temporarily shuts the theater and storms around moodily, yelling at everyone in sight. After a while he decides on a new play, The Battle of Dannoura, which is the play that was performed when Jiro first arrived at the theater.

A fishmonger arrives and tells them about Saburo's latest theft. Using the clothes and weapons they stole from the police at the performance, his gang disguised themselves as police and arrested a merchant, claiming they believed he had a connection to Saburo. They put him in a jail cell, then robbed his house. Even the police at the jail had been fooled by the disguises, and now the wealthy are saying they will never be able to trust the police again.

The posting for the play lists Kinshi as foot operator for Akoya...

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