Eddie's Interaction With Caption (Pages 60-97)
Eddie finally meets the second person in heaven. It turns out it is his old captain. There are several flashbacks that Eddie has that mainly involve him being in his POW camp. Eventually, Eddie and his comrades escape the camp and burn everything in it down. Right before they leave Eddie thinks he sees a child in a burning building. According to captain, this is the time in every soldier's life when they " break down. " Then Captain tells us his lesson to Eddie: Sacrifice is a part of life. Eddie is desperate to know if he killed the girl back at the pier, but captain fails to tell him. Captain than disappears.
There's someone in that burning building!
I was the one who shot you.
We would have lost you in that fire. You would have died.
Eddie, sacrifice is a part of life.
Captain began to walk off.
Did I save that girl? I just gotta know.
Captain Has Vanished
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