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WAR 1WAR – We didn’t think of ourselves as soldiers but only two Frenchtown boys in uniform. And I had not yet killed anybody.

WAR 2…not like the war movies at the Plymouth, nobody displaying heroics or bravado.

WAR – 3…my bursts of gunfire killed the soldiers quickly…I saw how young they were, boys with apple cheeks, too young to shave. Like me.

FOR THE VETERANS – 1This is the pause between one life and another Soldiers were dying with honour on battlefields all over the world. Noble deaths. The deaths of heroes. How could I die by leaping from a steeple?

For the Veterans 2Soldiers were dying with honour on battlefields all over the world. Noble deaths. The deaths of heroes. How could I die by leaping from a steeple?

HERO? – 1I am not a hero. I am not the hero he thinks I am, not like the other veterans here in the St Jude Club.

HERO? – 2HERO? – 2 There are lots of medals for outstanding service but only the Silver Star is for heroism.

Arthur RivierNobody talks about the war … I want to talk about it, my war … The scared war…We weren’t heroes. We were only there…’

What is a hero?‘I don’t know what a hero is any more, Nicole…’ ‘Write about it, Francis. Maybe you can find the answer that way.’

APPEARANCE v REALITY (Identity / Disguise) 1APPEARANCE v REALITY (Identity / Disguise) –  I have no face. … the scarf and the bandage were working in two ways: not only to hide the ugliness of what used to be my face, but to hide my identity.

APPEARANCE v REALITY (Identity / Disguise) – 2APPEARANCE v REALITY (Identity / Disguise) – 2 I feel like a spy in disguise as I walk the streets of Frenchtown.

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