Isabel needed gasoline for Senor Castillo boat if they wanted to leave Cuba. So, Isabel went to a old friend and she asked if she could use some of his gasoline from his boat to leave Cuba. She traded her trumpet and the kitten for 2 big can of gasoline.
Character vs. self
The boat had to much weight, so they decided that 2 people should get off and hang on the side. When Ivan and Isabel got off the boat, they felt a bump on both of their skins once in the water. It was a "SHARK!" and when their families tried to pull them up, Ivan died because a shark bit him right on his leg and lots of blood came out
While Mahmoud and his family were in their house, he heard the sound of incoming bomb. The apartment exploded and Mahmoud was gasping for air. Finally he heard his mother's voice, "Mahmoud? Waleed? Oh, thank God you're alive."
After the gunman told his family to get out of the car, Mahmoud fell to the ground. He was full of terror, felt powerless, and exhausted. He was crying and told his mother, " I'm so sorry I made you give Hannah away."