Okonkwo Beats Ojiugu
During Peace Week Okonkwo has become angry at his youngest wife and beat her mercilessly.
Oracle of Hills and Caves Orders the Death of Ikemefuna
The oracle's command has not yet been carried out.
Missionaries Seek to Build School
The missionaries seek to build a school to educate villagers, to teach them to read and write, to know the bible, and to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Christian Convert Kills the Sacred Python
The missionaries have been actively recruiting members for their new church. Even the titled Ogbuefi Ugouna has cut his anklet and converted. Now an Osu, one of the converts to the new religion, has killed the tribe's sacred and protected animal, the python.
Elders of the Village are Tricked, Arrested, and Held for Ransom
After the burning of a mission school, a group of male elders of the village has been invited to the headquarters of the District Commissioner. There they were disarmed, captured, put into prison and the village has been told to pay a large ransom.
Okonkwo Kills A Court Messenger
At a meeting of the whole village to respond to the mistreatment of its leaders by the District Commissioner, Okonkwo has killed a court messenger who was sent to end the gathering.