18. Visions of Matsue’s Passing
Izo could not attend as he was incarcerated at Nara Prison until the day after the funeral was held. Although he was not informed of Matsue’s passing, it is said that Izo saw visions of her passing and her funeral while he was in prison.
(From Shinpan Izo Iburi den p. 79)
- Next installment in this series: 19. “There Is No Need to Worry Over Your Children”
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