I heard that the rebels are going to attacked this village very soon
We are still in a lot of danger
When ishmael first hears that there is a war going on in his home country(Sierra Leone) it seems like it is happening elsewhere. Refugees would pass through town and ishmael knew that they had been attacked.
Ishmael is pushing a wheelbarrow with a body inside through a own littered with bloody and wounded bodies
Back in Mattru Jong, Ishmael, Junior, and Talloi stay with the family of their friend, Khalilou. Their still in a lot of danger. The rebels send a message that the village will be attacked very soon
For a few days, the six boys wander around trying to find food and someplace to hide. ... Ishmael, his friends, and a group of other people leave town again, but the rebels spot a boy in their group who's carrying a huge bag of food.