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Quote #10

God had performed for him a secret miracle: the German bullet would kill him, at the determined hour, but in Hladik's mind a year would pass between the order to fire and the discharge of the rifles. (11)

You know what's funny? Out of all the complex interpretations of time in this story, this one actually seems the most straightforward.

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