I am going to talk about five powerful moments in the book.
The teachers told them that the rebels attacked Mogbwemo, his home, having everyone running for their lives, parents looking for their loved ones eventually giving up and running away from the gunshots.
They walked six miles, when they got to the village it was deserted, the only thing that is left was footprints in the sand. as they walked all they could hear was the cries of little children seeking for lost parents.
The rebels cut off all of his fingers with the exception of his thumbs this stood for "one love" before the war people would hold up their thumbs to say one love to each other.
Majority of the town's population has been hiding for weeks, the most messengers that the rebels sent the more people started hiding, everything settled and the town was alive again, schools reopened, five days went by and the soldiers finally relaxed.
People in the town heard one single gunshot, everyone froze someone said it was the soldiers practicing, a few minutes passed and they gunshots came out of no where sounding like thunder,