Several weeks later, Kiyoshi arrives at the outskirts of Domanchi. Overlooking the town from the mountainside, Kiyoshi obverses the village people doing their daily activities. He pays attention to how the expressions of the people look. They look petrified, worried, and mostly exhausted as they try to complete their daily task.

As he oversees the village, he notices buildings that were old wooden Siheyuan and Minka-style houses, but they were poorly constructed.