The following morning Nakamura was placed in solitary for ten years 'for his own protection'.
Later, the Chief Warden walked into the open area the inmates ambled through their grim lives in.
Good news Pond Life! Since Nakamura isn't feeling so smart anymore, I've decided you can go out to rebuild Rukongai afterall.
His voice suddenly takes leaves its usual mocking tone.
But! This is not a day of fun and frolics. You've long since lost the right to those.
One misdeed! Just one. And you have an 'accident' during the construction. And a permanent ban on any surface activity for the rest of your stay at châteaux Maggot.
We start work tomorrow.
Many of the inmates understood. They were staying here forever. For some, these activities were the only thing staving off suicide.