Tsutomu is strangled by his father, Yasuzo. Ryoko, the boy's mother, cries in horror but does not seem to protest her husband's action. What can lead a father to do something like this to his own son? He was a troubled young man living in a hypocritical world of adults in his eyes. His father was too demanding and owed his fortune to an inheritance, while his mother, always acted overly anxiously. Tsutomu fell in love with a girl, Hatsuko from his school, but saw how she was raped by her uncle. After killing this uncle, she asked Tsutomu to visit her in a remote place, where she knew her only real moment of happiness.