to give up everything for one thing important to you(man vs self)
" The same one that now prevents him from concentrating on his work during the day and doesn't let him sleep when night comes what did he put in that letter, what had stuck to that sheet of paper that he sent to Mariana? "
" He knows that they probe the letter.... He knows that the letters pass from hand to hand through the vast censorship and that few finally pass the tests and are able to continue their journey."
"finally found his true path, when his own letter to Mariana reached his hands. Naturally he condemned it without remorse. And just as naturally he couldn't prevent them from executing him at dawn, one more victim of his devotion to work."