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fernsmom wrote: ↑
22 Oct 2018, 09:02
I agree that he was more than likely tired of running. But, I don't think he was ready to die. He struggled for food, and basically everything he used to have in abundance in that last half of the book, but he seemed to actually enjoy life more. He made friends, and seemed to appreciate the small things in life. If he was ready to die I don't think he would have tried so hard to hide, including his new identity.
This is a really interesting point. I agree that he was probably tired from running & hiding. But I doubt very much he was expecting to be shot.