I heard that the land is fertile and the people are kind. I wish I could see the land for myself.
“What are you thinking about so deeply, my boy?”
Once upon a time, there was a boy whose name was Makato. He was an orphan, for his father and mother died when he was very young He did every kind of work—carrying heavy things, clearing away the forest, or feeding pigs. Wherever he went, his employers praised him for being sensible, hardworking, good-tempered and cheerful.
One fine evening after he had finished chopping up a big pile of wood, he sat down to rest and thought of all he would like to do in the future. He wanted to try his luck in far–off strange lands, for he longed for exciting adventures.
“What are you thinking about so deeply, my boy?”“I would like to go on a journey for adventure,” said Makato, pointing to the northeast. “I heard While Makato is resting the employer came and ask him something..Makato answer it with his eyes sparked with excitement.