"Salva i have a gun i will shoot any lion that comes near."
during school Salva hears a huge bang, it turned out that it was a few soldiers trying to kill them. Salva and his class have to run away from the gun and run to the bush. "Go quickly, all of you,the teacher said,his voice low and urgent. Into the bush. Do you hear me? Not home. Don't run home. They will be going into the villages"
When Salva and the rest of the group were sleeping Salvas friend was snatched by a lion and killed."It had sought out prey that was small and motionless: Marial,sleeping." "If it hadn't been for Uncle, Salva might have gone crazy with fear."
In the morning uncle told Salva the terrible news and Salva was devistated. Uncle told salva that he would protected at any cost."It had taken him away, leaving only a few splotches of blood near the path."