When the American war- prisoner came to consciousness and realized that he was saved by a Japanese family, he feared that he would be soon handed over to the army. However, as he noticed the amount of concern and care given to him by the family, he understood that he was in safe hands. He knew that although he was a threat to the doctor’s family, his own life might be saved there. War is man-made. The soldier was hired to fight in the war. He was not at all interested to join it once more. But he was helpless. Burdened with gratitude towards the family, he ultimately decides to comply with what the doctor planned for him - the escape.