- Louie becomes a Christian speaker and, in 1950, travels to Japanto face the guards accused of war crimes.
- He's told that Mutsuhiro Watanabe, the Bird, has died.
- Louie no longer hates the man; he feels compassion for him now.
- Forgiveness is quite the feeling of peace. For Louie, "the war was over" (5.39.16). Finally.