I feel so alone. I know he doesn’t want me here. Having him here threatens my way of life but I can’t let him die so I must feed him. Kensuke makes it clear that Michael has to do as he says Chapter 5
Kensuke nurses Michael back to health and their friendship is formed. Chapter 7 I teach you painting Mica. You teach me speak English. I’ll tell you about home and my mother and father, about football and the Peggy Sue.
Stella brings back the bottle and Kensuke picks it up. Chapter 9 My Mica has betrayed me I know it was wrong but I desperately want to go home
Kensuke tells Michael that he understands. Chapter 9 You want to go home across the sea and that’s the right thing for you. Tomorrow we build a new beacon. I feel so much better now, he’s taken all the guilt off me.
Chapter 10 Michael promises to keep Kensuke’s secret.