In the true story "Lone Survivor" Marcus, Axe, Danny, and Mikey are sent on a secretive mission, Operation Redwing. On the mission, they were suppose to watch the town filled with Taliban to spot out a wanted leader. Once in the mountain, they were caught by three sheep herders and had to make a decision, a decision that they will regret. They let the herders go which compromised the mission and ultimately led to the Taliban to come after them. Once the soldiers were under attack, they regretted allowing the herders to go home because they now were in trouble. Sadly, only Marcus made it home. This book, shows the theme regret in times, for the decisions that were made had regrets.