" Some of the men were shouting and waving guns. Salva saw all this with one glance. Then he was running too. Running as hard as he could,into the bush. Away from home" (Park, Page 7).
"Then they walked to the tree where uncle was tied up. Maybe they will leave us alone now that they have robbed us, Salva thought. He heard them laughing. As Salva watched, one of the men aimed his gun at uncle. Three shots rang out. Then the men ran away."(park, page 63).
" The soldiers were forcing some of them into the water...The soldiers started shooting into the river... Salva had no choice. he jumped into the water... A boy next to him grabbed him around the neck... Salva was forced under the surface... The boys grip lossened, and Salva launched himself upward... When his vision had cleared he saw why the boy had let go:he was floating with his head down blood streaming from the bullet hole in the back of his neck"(Park, page 78).