Study Guide

Heart of a Samurai Chapter 37

By Margi Preus

Chapter 37


  • The guys are on the defensive: What if these people hurt them?
  • But it turns out, the people are bringing the guys food—sweet potatoes—and they even fill their flasks with water.
  • Manjiro's optimistic that these people aren't into hurting them.
  • However, the crowd soon parts for a group of officials who look pretty serious.
  • The officials make the guys march through the night, in rain and muddy ground, before they finally stop and make a small camp.
  • Denzo wants to know what they should do since the officials think they are spies.
  • Manjiro tells the guys to do as the men say.