¨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 ran out. Then the men ran away. Page: 63
Why? Why are they shooting at us? Salva had no choice. He jumped into the water and began to swim...The rain,the mad current, the bullets,the crocodiles, the welter of arms and legs, the screams, the blood...He had to get across somehow.¨ Page 78-79
CRACK!POP-POP-CRACK!ACK-ACK-ACK-ACK-ACK-ACK! Gunfire! Everyone, DOWN!...Go quickly all of you, the teacher said in a low urgent voice. Into the bush. Do you hear me? Not Home, Don't run home. Page 5 and 6.