18% done with At Play in the Fields of the Lord

This is quite the assembled cast of characters, each with their own serious issues.

I like how squalid everything is; nothing is good in this jungle – it contrasts nicely with the jungle Indians who are living, for the moment, in relative peace and happiness. No wonder they’re about to have some bombs dropped on them.

The image of things falling from the sky is continually repeated, too. Falling and the fallen.