In Canaan, he met this girl named Cecilia “Cube/’ whom he started to love. 4. ) Cortes and Corporal Carrion, his fellow army went to the market for some provisions. In there, they met Japanese soldiers who want a girl in exchange for money but instead of giving them the girl, they planned to ambush those Japanese. 5. ) Cortes tried to keep calm on what he is hearing from fellow army men but later he shoot the four men because he can no longer stand the treatment of those army in him and they are traitors on their own country. After what Cortes has done, he did not felt sorry, but he said that he will surrender to the Japanese. . ) Next day, when Cortes and some army men are departing to go to the Japanese to surrender Cortes, some Japanese airplanes attacked the boat and Corporal Carrion died but Cortes survived. 7. ) Some fishermen going to the fish corral found Cortes on the beach. Mario also a soldier bring him into their house. In there he helped the family in plowing the field, when suddenly he heard an airplane and has a letter from the Japanese headquarters. 8. ) Early in the morning about two weeks after Maria’s return the countryside was awakened by the warning that the Saps hiding and firing n the direction of their headquarters.
They are so many killed civilians including the uncle of Mario, lay Costing. 9. ) Because of the mountain operation of the Japanese, Captain Olivarez organized small groups and planned to ambush the Japanese. And some civilians moved to the Japanese area because they are afraid that the guerrillas can no longer protect them. They convinced Cortes to join the group but Mr.. Cortes refused to. 10. ) There is a public meeting or gathering in the plaza when some planes of the Japanese spurted machines fire. Around the plaza there were bodies and parts of bodies and some are in critical notation.
A deacon from Protestant Church request Mr.. Cortes to conduct the service because the pastor were not free. Evidences Importance of the Event It is where the story or narration of Cortes began and in this event they are praying first before going to war. Because Cortes is remembering those days when he is still in Canaan, he did not know on how he managed to socialize and accommodate on the people of Canaan. It is where he relates his part ministry in the present. Cortes promised Cell that they would come there again after the war. He convinced himself that it was real, being with her there.
They make revenged to the Japanese who insulted them and because they prohibited the emergency money in the market and also wants a girl. Even though he shoots the Filipino armies who are Pro-Japanese, he is not feeling sorry because he knew that they are traitors. Cortes did the right thing, it is to surrender. Because of these instances, Cortes managed to escape together with some army and Lieutenant Santos. It is good to know that Cortes survived but some parts of the Philippines have surrendered because the strength of the American there is lacking.
Because of wrong thought, the people in the mountain are outnumbered and there is lost for everybody.