"Salva had never been so hungry...Nothing was real except his hunger... pain in every part of him." " (pg.23)
Salva is Surrounded by War
"BOOM! Salva turned and looked. behind him, a huge black cloud of smoke rose." (pg. 8)
Salva is Kicked out of the Refugee Camp
"Then Salva saw the telltale flick of a crocodile's telltale it flopped into the water near the young man." (pg.77)
Salva barely eats while he was on his journey. He was feeling hungry most of the time but had to purse through the situation.
Salva had to hide from the war. Surrounding him were gunshots, bombs and lots of fighting.
The Ethiopian government chased Salva and the group he was with out of Ethiopia because hey don't want them in their country so they are chased to a very long river that is infested with several crocodiles.