¨Go quickly, all of you,¨ the teacher said, his voice low and urgent. ´Into the bush. Do you hear me? Not home. Dont run home. They will be going into the villages-run into the bush.´ He went to the door and looked out again. ´Go! All of you, now!´¨(Park, 6) This quote shows how Salvas village was getting atacked while salva was in school. He had to hide in a bush because if he went to the village he would get pulled into the war
¨When the man had finished their looting, they picked up Uncle´s gun. Then they walked to the tree where Uncle was tied up. 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 rang out. Then shots rang out. Then the men ran away.¨(Park, 63) This quote shows how Uncle is tied up and everyone has to watch Uncle die right in front of them.
"Salva knew which river they meant: The Gilo River, which was along the border of Ethiopia and Sudan. They are driving us back to Sudan, Salva thought. They will force us to cross the river..... It was the rainy season. Swollen from the rains The Gilo's current would be merciless. The Gilo was well known for something else, too. Crocodiles." This quote shows how SAlva and many other people will have to cross The Gilo River.