Jonas enters the annex room and immediate knows today will be a day he will be sent back.
please take some of the pain!
joints slowly, puts the metal container filled with water on the dying Childs mouth
I will come back tomorrow sir. unless maybe there is something I can do to help?
put your hands on me
the giver is giving some of the painful memories to Jonas because it is too much for him
in the memory the giver shows Jonas a thirsty fallen soldier is begging for water
I have to get the water in his mouth in time. such pain. so much shouting screaming. was this how it was before?
The parched child takes his last breath, however Jonas is overwhelmed by the amount of death around him.
so many people dying, screaming I will never be able to help them all. such loud booms, so much howling. who caused them so much of pain? the parched boys head had rolled back as if in peace? had he gone elsewhere? if this was the past then good that the community is not like this.
finally, when Jonas couldn't take anymore felt like dying himself he opened his eyes. the giver is guilty for the burden he has given Jonas.
I don't care about being a receiver. I cant see all this pain anymore. its not fair that I have to bear it alone.