Fire Eater sneezes and forgives Pinocchio, who saves his friend, Harlequin, from death.
Fire Eater gives Pinocchio five gold pieces for his father, Geppetto; but the Marionette meets a Fox and a Cat and follows them.
The Fox and the Cat take Pinocchio to an inn – but are they as kind and hospitable as they seem?
Pinocchio, not having listened to the good advice of the Talking Cricket, falls into the hands of the Assassins.
A dark and scary chapter – but remember, Pinocchio is a wooden puppet and can survive many things that an ordinary boy could not. The Assassins chase Pinocchio, catch him, and hang him to the branch of a giant oak tree.
The Lovely Maiden with Azure Hair sends for the poor Marionette, puts him to bed, and calls three Doctors to tell her if Pinocchio is dead or alive.
Pinocchio eats sugar, but refuses to take medicine. When the undertakers come for him, he drinks the medicine and feels better. Afterwards he tells a lie and, in punishment, his nose grows longer and longer.
Pinocchio finds the Fox and the Cat again, and goes with them to sow the gold pieces in the Field of Wonders.
Pinocchio is robbed of his gold pieces and, in punishment, is sentenced to four months in prison.
Freed from prison, Pinocchio sets out to return to the Fairy; but on the way he meets a Serpent and later is caught in a trap.