When walking, Yoko was hurt but Ko doesn't care with Yoko condition and she got angry to Yoko. Ko said to Yoko that "This journey would be easier if you had got killed!" Then Yoko got angry to her and didn't want to talk to Ko anymore because her own sister have wish her dead.
After walking for a long time, finally they arrived at the Japanese refugee camp. When they arrived there, they are using Korean Communist Army clothes and it makes the Japanese army didn't trust them. The Japanese army told them to prove that they are Japanese and mother prove by showing their insurance documents, but mother forgot to bring their savings book.
From the refugee camp, they went to Pusan to wait Hideyo there. But even though they have been waiting Hideyo, he still not there yet. So mother make a decision to went to Japan without Hideyo.
After being 3 days at the ship, finally they arrived and the ship docked at Fukuoka. At first Yoko dreamed of her beautiful homeland but when she arrived there, she saw burned fields, wrecked houses and buildings and that makes her disappointed.
When they arrived at Japan, mother told Yoko and Ko to went to school at Kyoto. At first both of them protested and want to joined mother to went to north to find their grandparents. But mother forced them and finally they went to school.
When mother went back from the north, she was a bit dizzy and tired. She thought Yoko that all of her grandparents were killed. Also she kept asking for Ko to came but before Ko came, mother suddenly right arm dropped and she had gone.