>>9907735>Oh please! If only he could have fed her correctly. He was just too proud to get a job.
In a way this thing is an allegory for how Japan let its people die due to its own pig-headedness.
As a war story it's also pretty realistic.
I have cried over fiction many times - Lord of the Rings and Babylon 5 spring to mind - but this story didn't make me sad at all. It was a bit like Titanic where I was thinking maritime safety and saying "just put a chair on the door"...