Kino's Journey: The Beautiful World Vol. 5 (manga)
In the end, Kino broke down.
No, maybe "broke down" isn't the right way to put it. "Gave in" is more like it."Fine, then! If you insist on refusing to see your child as her own person--that she's such an impediment you really don't need--then I'll bring her on my journey with me! That's all right with you, I'm sure!"
Haughty officials. Evil kids. A miserable land. Kino and Hermes head to a country that is known as "the worst of the worst," but the country's people, who were rumored to be cruel and uncaring, turn out to be the kindest people that Kino and Hermes have met on their journey. Despite the country's kindness and warm hospitality, something "warmer" might be brewing deep beneath the surface...