This is the Kristallnacht, where Josef's house is being raided. His father is also punished and taken to a concentration camp because he continues to practice law. This event causes Josef's family flee Germany. ""Aaron Landau," one of the Brownshirts said to Josef's father, "you have continued to practice the law despite the fact that Jews are forbidden to do so under the Civil Restoration Act of 1933." Page 3
Character vs. Self
Isabel's boat has developed a new leak in it. Also, she is still sad about the sudden death of Ivan. "Water streamed in from a new crack in the hull, and suddenly all feeling of relief ended. The boat was sinking."
The Serbian taxi driver heading for the capital suddenly points a pistol at Mahmoud's family. He also demands a lot of money, and tells them to get out of the car. "And the taxi was leaning over the back seat seat with a pistol aimed right at them."
Mahmoud feels very sad and full of regret as he looks for his baby sister. He knows that he was the one who made his mother give her up. "Mahmoud felt gutted. It was all his fault."