I wasn't for this war, Im smart, too compassionate and to everything.
In rainy river is teenage boy who goes to collage and has his life on track until he gets a letter in the mail that invites him to the war and now hes scared and wants to run away and spends time with a older man named El roy and he helps him over come his fears of war.
"should i run or should i stay"
The teenage boy had a problem and didn't wanna go to war and didnt wanna leave his family behind and all his memory until one day he over comes his fear and gets it done.
the teenager after he opens the mail doesn't tell his parents and hides everything until he decides to run away and packs a bag and goes in his car and drives till he sees a cottage resort the tip top lodge and walked to the front door to meet El Roy and spends 6 days there and helps him around the property.
Its not happy ending, I was a coward, i went to the war
One day the boy and El Roy go on the rainy river to go fishing in the boat the boy wants to escape to Canada on, so there going down the river and El Roy stops to fish right by shore line of Canada and the boy sits there thinking and stares at the shorelines and starts crying cause he doesn't know what he wants to do and tries to hind his emotions from El Roy.
The next day the boy wakes up and packs his bag and goes to drive back home and notices El Roy car is not there so the boy goes back inside and cleans the morning dishes and leaves 200 dollars on the counter and leaves.
The boy comes back home and goes off to war to become a solider and over comes his fear and he survived from Vietnam and he wasnt scared anymore.