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SVEN HASSEL

COMISARUL
The Commissar, 1985
Traducere de CLAUDIU FLORIAN
Sven Hassel
THE COMMISSAR
Aceast carte e dedicat vechiului meu
prieten, regizorul de film scandinav Just
Betzer, care sa lansat cu entuziasm !n
munca de ecranizare a cr"ilor mele#
SVEN HASSEL
$n rz%oi, mul"i au suferit de foame, de
rni &i de frig#
'ar cel mai mult au suferit aceia care
nu purtau arme, care sau stins nevzu"i,
rtci"i#
Cei care au suferit de pe urma m(inilor
omene&ti#
Chinurile lor lea vzut fiecare inim &i,
!n )urul lor, pm(ntul din care apruser !i
sf(&ia !ncetul cu !ncetul#
NORDAHL GRIEG
Con&tiin"a unui soldat e la fel de
deschis ca &i por"ile iadului#
WILLIAM SHAKESEARE
*auleiterul era gr%it# Conducea ne%une&te, nelu(ndui !n seam pe
refugia"ii care sufocau &oselele# +ehiculul su cu trei osii era supra!ncrcat# 'e&i
ar fi tre%uit s prseasc cel dint(i ora&ul, a&tepta de c(teva zile# 'ar zgomotul
!ndeprtat al tunurilor la convins pe *auleiter c acum era timpul s&i ia
tlp&i"a# ,ingurul mem%ru din numerosul su statma)or carel !nso"ea era
t(nra secretar# -i ea credea !n ./hrer, !n 0artid &i !n +ictoria .inal#
,ecretara se ghemui mai %ine !n haina din %lan de nurc ce apar"inuse
odinioar unei femei !nstrite decedat la Ausch1itz#
Au fost opri"i de patru ori de ctre 0oli"ia de Campanie, dar uniforma %run
aurie a *auleiterului sa dovedit la fel de eficient ca &i o parol# 2a ultima
oprire, str)erii leau atras aten"ia c santinelele pe care urmau s le !nt(lneasc
erau americanii# Bara)ul lor rutier se afla la rsp(ntia dintre 3of &i 4/nchen#
5n sergent din 6Bulgri de zpad6
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v(r! "eava unui automat prin fereastra
ma&inii# *auleiterul !&i schim%ase uniforma cu haine civile#
7 8u teo fi luat foamea, ai, halitor de c(rna"i9
7 : *auleiter, z(m%i secretara, care nu mai credea !n ./hrer, !n 0artid &i !n
+ictoria .inal#
,ergentul din 6Bulgri de zpad6 slo%ozi un fluierat prelung &i su%"ire#
7 A"i auzit, %ie"i9 ;,e !ntoarse ctre garda lui format din trei poli"i&ti
militari#< Civilul sta halitor de c(rna"i eun *auleiter=
>(ser cu to"ii#
7 , mergem, fcu sergentul din 0oli"ia militar, !m%oldindul pe *auleiter
cu "eava armei# ?a s dm noi o rait prin pdure s vedem cum o mai duc
%r(ndu&ele de primvar# >suflarea !i duhnea a coniac ieftin#
,ecretara auzi trei rafale de foc automat# 'in pdure rsrir din nou c&ti
al%e# ,e afla la )umtatea drumului peste c(mpie, !n direc"ia fermei, &i nu ia fost
!
"#ul$%r& de '%(ad%" ) alu'&e la c%*+&le al,e ale -l&.&e& /&l&+are0
dat s aud urmtoarea rafal din spatele ei# 4urise !nainte de a cdea#
7 'e ce dracu@ ai !mpu&cato9 "ip sergentul, furios#
7 Cuta s evadeze, nui a&a9 r(n)i caporalul, v(r(nd !n arm un !ncrctor
plin &i pocnindul cu podul palmei#
$n cur(nd sosi urmtorul vehicul !ncrcat#
ATAC DE BLINDATE
Gru(%1 s+a&2
V-cea r%$u*&+% a #%+r3nulu& r%',a+e (r&n rad&-0 Tr3n+e*+e +ra(a +urele&
cu un (-cne+ /e+al&c1 *&)*& sc-a+e d&n ,u'unar1 cu una *& aceea*& ve*n&c%
/&*care1 (&(a +-c&+% cu c%(%cel de ar$&n+0 A*a +%,%c&+ cu/ e1 *e4ul n-s+ru de
(lu+-n a r%/as 5n 4elul lu& acela*& +3/(lar d&n+-+deauna0 O aure-l% de (ra4
de le/n *& ru/e$u* (lu+e*+e acu/ 5n 6urul lu&0
7 A4ur&s&+e s% 4&e dr%c&&le as+ea2 5n6ur% el1 5n+-rc3ndu)se cu $reu+a+e 5n
5n$us+a desc8&'%+ur% a +urele&0 Ec8&(a/en+ul $reu de &arn% (e care +-c/a& l)
a/ (r&/&+ 5l 5n$r-a*% (e -/ la /&6l-c de d-u% -r&0 Unde)& #arcel-na1 cu a&
lu&9
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d-+a+e cu arunc%+-are de 4l%c%r& care '-rn%&e (e dru/ea$ul (ava+0 Tre,u&e
c% 5n 4a.a n-as+r% se a4l% ceva 4-ar+e ,&ne a(%ra+1 al+/&n+er& n)ar 4& 5n 4run+e
carele cele /a& $rele0
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4un&n$&ne (r&n +ra(a 5nc%rc%+-rulu&0 Isuse *& Mar&e1 s+r&$% el1 v3r3ndu)se
ra(&d 5na(-&1 5n +&/( ce de)a lun$ul s+r%'&& 4l%c%r&le de la $ura .ev&& c3+-rva
De$+:areva
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/&+ral&er% se (-rnesc &/ed&a+ s% r%(%&e dre(+ r%s(uns0 D&n +-a+e d&rec.&&le
r%',a+e '$-/-+ de (a*& aler$%+-r&1 a/es+eca+ cu -rd&ne1 urle+e *& .&(e+e0 are
c% d&n+r)- da+% s)au desc8&s (-r.&le &adulu&0
O ar%+are 5n un&4-r/% de cul-area (%/3n+ulu& se re(ede de)a ,u*&lea cu
- /&n% "T" 5ns(re +ancul n-s+ru d&n 4run+e1 (3n% su, &nelul +urele&0
;
De$+:areva ) (u*c%)/&+ral&er% ruseasc%0
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*& (e 4&ecare u*%0
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d&n re4le= (&s+-lul 5n+r)- 4&$ur% sc8&/-n-s&+%1 care se s(ar$e ca un -u0
7 Grenade2 s+r&$% #%+r3nul1 s/ul$3nd c%(%celul une&a cu /3ner0
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5n+uner&cul0
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d&av-l&& ar 6uca (&n$)(-n$ cu /&n$& de 4-c e=(l-d3nde0
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scl&(&+-are de lu/&n% uc&$a*%0
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(-rnesc s% /&s+u&e ac-(er&*ul0 <n s+rad% cad .&$le1 ase/enea un-r &/ense
,-a,e de $r&nd&n%1 care se 4ac .%nd%r&0
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/are url%+-are de 4l%c%r&0 Oa/en& 5n$r-'&.& sar (e 4eres+re1 (re4er3nd /a&
de$ra,% /-ar+ea (r&n c%dere dec3+ arderea de v&u0
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du(% /&ne - $renad% cu /3ner0 S% +ra$& nu/a& c3nd .& se -rd-n%1 *& nu /a&
devre/e1 /an&ac nen-r-c&+ ce e*+&2
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7 Cl%d&rea a&a (e care +-c/a& a& aran6a+)- a+3+ de +e/e&n&c ar 4& +re,u&+
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7 @s+a)& sa,-+a61 s(une He&de +r&u/4%+-r1 sau nu *+&u eu ce)& %la
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de ca(2
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7 Gura2 *u&er% #%+r3nul1 (u4%&nd 5nc-n+&nuu d&n (&(%0
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+re,u& s% a&,% le$%+ur& d&rec+e cu 4-rur&le su(er&-are0
7 @& s4&n.& *& (reacuv&-*& sun+ la 4el de 5ns(%&/3n+a.& c3nd +ra$ ul+&/ul
(3r. ca *& n-&1 (%$3n&&1 4&ule1 5& .&ne &s-nul -r+a0 <n real&+a+e1 nu/a& -a/en&&
4-ar+e ,un& 5*& (-+ (er/&+e s% dev&n% (&-*&0
7 #l&nda+e1 5na&n+e2 -rd-n% #%+r3nul1 +r%$3ndu)*& c%*+&le (e urec8& *&
(-+r&v&ndu)*& lar&n$-4-nul0 lu+-nul ; du(% /&ne2
D&n+r)- vec8e -,&*nu&n.%1 5*& r&d&c% deasu(ra ca(ulu& (u/nul 5ncle*+a+0
E se/nalul de 5na&n+are0 M-+-arele Ma:,ac8 url% (3n% a+&n$ cele /a&
r&d&ca+e +-nal&+%.&0 Ben&lele la+e se r-s+-$-lesc (es+e /-r.&& *& r%n&.&& care 'ac
5n s+rad%0
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d-& ru*& cu - /&+ral&er% u*-ar%0 Tancul se 43.3&e (e a=a lu& ca - $%&n% care se
a*a'% (e -u%0 Se aud .&(e+e cur/a+e ,rusc0 Ru*&& sun+ de)a dre(+ul +erc&u&.&0
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7 "A&c& Anna2 A&c& Anna2" s+r&$% #%+r3nul 5n rad&-)e/&.%+-r0 #er+8a *&
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(r-v-ca $&$an.&l-r de -.el n&sca&va s+r&c%c&un&0 Un 4u/ $al,en -+r%v&+-r
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de +ru(ur& /-ar+e0
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G)a va 4ace cur%.en&e0 r&'-n&er&& v-r 4& +r&/&*& 5nd%r%+ la ,a+al&-nul de
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(ede(s&+% c3+ se (-a+e de dras+&c2
7 T-+ n-&1 ca de 4&ecare da+%1 /-r/%&e -r+a acru1 a/,al3nd /-+-rul0 E
al na&,&& de 8a'l&u0 Ne $-nesc (r%(%d&.&& (3n% c3nd nu ne /a& .&n n&c&
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&n+ru 5n+r)un s(&+al ar%+-s1 cu (%s%rele an+&se(+&ce de &n4&r/&ere cura+e *&
4er/ec%+-are r-&nd 5n 6ur *& a*+e(+3nd cu ner%,dare s% dea (es+e un ara,
r%n&+ *& +&c%l-s ca /&ne0
7 O1 drace2 /-r/%&e a/%r3+ M&cu.ul0 S%).& r&*+& 5n 4&ecare cl&(% v&a.a1 5n
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7 As+a)& Ar/a+a $er/an%2 *u&er% -r+a 4ur&-s0 De ce1 -1 de ce a +re,u&+
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n)a/ 4-s+ 5n s+are s% c&u(&/1 d&n+r)- da+%1 /a& /ul+ de c3+eva /&nu+e de
s-/n *& a/ a6uns s% ne (reu/,l%/ 5n+r)un 4el de cea.% s+ran&e0 Cel /a& r%u
e c%1 de 4&ecare da+% c3nd a.&(&/1 ne +re'&/ ,rusc cu $us+ul a/ar al s(a&/e&0
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des+&na+e un-r .&n+e a4la+e cu /ul+ 5na(-&a n-as+r%0
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du8-area /-r.&&0
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lun$% (es+e 5n+&nderea s+e(e& ) - /are al,%)cenu*&e1 +-(&ndu)se 5n -r&'-n+ul
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(lu+e*+e 5n aerul *& a*a 5/,3cs&+0 G&$an.&& de -.el '-rn%&e (e c%rarea a,ru(+%1
cu+re/ur3nd (%/3n+ul su, +%l(&le l-r2 #arcel-na 4ace se/ne vesele d&n
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lu&0
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n-as+re las% r%n& ad3nc& 5n dru/ur&le (r-s+ (ava+e0
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5nve.e /&n+e (e +r%$%+-r&& %&a descre&era.&0
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(r&n+re c-(ac&& care s+r%6u&esc aleea0
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ur&a*e1 *& su4lul l-r ne s/ul$e +-+ aerul d&n (l%/3n&0
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lu/3nare1 un va$-n de +ra/va&0 M% 8-l,e' 5nc-rda+ (r&n (er&sc-(1 dar +-+
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&s(r%ve*+e -da+%0
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c3nd ce& de d&nc-l- 5.& +r&/&+ ra8a+ul l-r 5n ca(0
7 Nu +e /a& v%&c%r&1 4&ule1 s(une -r+a0 R%',-a&ele /-nd&ale sun+ a*a
cu/ +re,u&e s% 4&e1 *& nu cu/ vre& +u0 Acu/ ne sc%ld%/ 5n (ul,ere 4%r% 4u/1
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7 Cerule1 5ndur%)+e de n-&2 /ur/ur% el0 Ac-l-)& un 5n+re$ ,a+al&-n de
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v-r c%ca e& (e n-&1 *& 5nc% d&n $reu0 Nu)& - (l%cere s% se +ra$%)n +&ne1 nu *+&u
dac% a.& a4la+2
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se n%(us+e*+e asu(ra M&cu.ulu& cu - $renad% 5n /3n%0
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7 <nce+a.& *& l%sa.& $ura1 -rd-n% #%+r3nul0 Du(% ce se +er/&n% +%r%*en&a
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s-lda.&0 De ce -are a/ acce(+a+ eu c-nducerea lu+-nulu& ;9 #les+e/a+% 4&e
'&ua aceea2
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(ar+e1 culc3nd la (%/3n+ un *&r 5n+re$ de +u4e0
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7 LasK c)- re'-lv eu1 /3r3&e He&de0
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c%/a*a e& verde de n-a(+e0 Aceas+a cade de la $ea/ cu un 8-rc%&+ *+ se
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7 N&c& ur/%1 s(une el1 cl%+&n3nd de'a/%$&+ d&n ca(0 Un ra8a+ (r-le+ar
cu d&n.& de -.el0 C-/un&*+&& %*+&a a4ur&s&.& se (r&ce( s% (r-s+easc% lu/ea2
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5n+uneca+0 O rac8e+% lu/&n-as% e=(l-dea'% 5n+r)- 4l-are -r,&+-are de
lu/&n% al,%0 I/ed&a+ se (-rnesc s% ,a+% +unur&le $rele *& a(are un *&r de
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(-cneasc%1 se/%n3ndu)*& -,u'ele (r&n+re n-&0
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care)l car% *& se arunc% $343&nd la (%/3n+ al%+ur& de n-&0
7 FeldSe,el Gr-ss1 se (re'&n+% unul d&n+re e&1 aran63ndu)*& casca de
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7 Car%)+e1 ,u4-n nen-r-c&+1 *u&er% FeldSe,elul1 d3ndu)se 5n l%+ur& de
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8&dran+ r-*u (en+ru &ncend&& ',-ar% de)a cur/e'&*ul s+r%'&&1 'dr-,&ndu)se de
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7 F&r)ar dracuK al draculu&1 ce a& de $3nd1 /%& &d&-+ule9 s(u/e$%
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7 Gura1 a/&ce2 F%).& un n-d la /%dular1 5l s4%+u&e*+e M&cu.ul1 c8&c-+&nd
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7 Dar r%',-&ul e acela*&1 r&(-s+ea'% FeldSe,elul Gr-ss1 (r&v&ndu)l
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ca %s+a1 ,-d-$%ne el (es&/&s+0
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care d-ar/e0
7 Da.&)& dru/ul1 da.&)& dru/ul1 ne '-re*+e #%+r3nul1 ner%,d%+-r0 en+ru
ce na&,a crede.& c% v% (l%+e*+e Ar/a+a - /arc% (e '&9
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deasu(ra ca(ulu&0 Al.&& d&s(ar 5n ,e'n%1 arunc3nd 5n ur/a l-r $renade1 5n
+&/( ce alear$%0
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-(re*+e0 Rdr-,e*+e .eas+a unu& -4&.er care s+r&$%C "S+al&nu2"
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care /a& 4u/e$% 5nc% *& e (l%cu+ s% +e 5nc%l'e*+& l3n$% ele0
<n cur3nd1 5nce(e/ s% ne 5nv&-r%/0 M% +-l%nesc 5na(-&a (u*+&&)
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/&& de 4ana+&c& care ne v-r (&elea0
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5n v3n+0
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7 A& ,-a,e9 5n+rea,% #%+r3nul1 a(r&n'3ndu)*& (&(a cu c%(%cel de ar$&n+0
7 Dre(+ c&ne /% &e&9 r3de -r+a r%$u*&+0 <n '&ua 5n care nu v-& avea
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7 Nu (rea e vre/e1 4ace #%+r3nul1 (u4%&nd d&n (&(%0 Dar1 duc%)se
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7 Oa/en&& care au nav&$a+ cu c8es+&a as+a (es+e Oceanul -lar n&c& n)ar
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denu/&+e1 5n 6ar$-n s-ld%.esc1 "le$u/e" ;n#t#<#
4& v&sa+ c%1 5n+r)- ,un% '&1 O,er$e4re&+er1 (r&n /&la lu& Du/ne'eu1 A-se(8
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7 Ce l&n&*+e ,les+e/a+%1 /-r/%&e #%+r3nul1 su4l3nd 5n cea*ca d&n /e+al
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7 Tre&'ec& de an& dac)a* r%/3ne 5n r%',el1 *& +-+ nu /)a* -,&*nu& cu
a4ur&s&+ele alea de 4l%c%r&1 *-(+e*+e el1 4%c3ndu)*& (al/ele c%u* *& su4l3ndu)
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dar +-+ se /a& s(une c% "Du/ne'eu e ,un2" S% /-r& de r3s2 <n +-a+% v&a.a
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7 S+ra*n&c ne)a /a& +ras 5n (&e(+ FP8rerul lu& He&de c3nd ne)a (r-/&s
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n-as+re care /&r-s a n-r-& *& a sud-are s+r%vec8e0
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$renade care ne u/(lu ,u'unarele *& car3/,&& c&'/el-r0 S% ad%u$%/ *&
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7 D-a/ne1 ce $r%/ad% de ra8a+1 $343&e -r+a1 lu(+3ndu)se cu sacul
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7 E)n re$ul%1 r%s(unde #%+r3nul0 B-4er&& s%)*& adune c%ru.ele1 dar
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7 S% s(er%/ c% ,%&e.&& neas+3/(%ra.& d&n vec&n& nu ne)au u/4la+
cale*+&le de su, 4und 5n +&/(ul n-(.&&1 c8&c-+e*+e -r+a *& se 5nde(%r+ea'%
4lu&er3nd1 ur/a+ de ce&lal.& c-nduc%+-r& a& (lu+-nulu&0
7 Dac% vrea careva un s4a+ de la /&ne1 s(une M&cu.ul1 &/(-r+an+1 sun+
de (%rere c% ar +re,u& s% (une/ ceva san+&nele (e l3n$% c%ru.ele)as+ea c3+
+&/( +ra$e/ la a$8&-ase0 Al+4el nu ne va ac-(er& n&c& - s-c&e+a+e de
as&$ur%r&0 E&1 dar as+a)& +rea,a v-as+r%1 ,%&e.&2 Eu /% duc s% aduc (-rc&&0
7 Tu r%/3& a&c&1 r%,u4ne*+e #%+r3nul1 4ur&-s1 dar M&cu.ul nu)l aude0 A
d&s(%ru+ de6a cu - $renad% 5n+r)- /3n% *& cu un au+-/a+ 5n cealal+%0
Du(% - vre/e '&lele *& n-(.&le 5nce( s% se scur$% 5/(reun%1 5n+r)-
u/,r% c-n4u'%0 Un -ra* cucer&+ nu se /a& de-se,e*+e de al+ul1 *& e /ul+ de
c3nd a/ renun.a+ s% /a& nu/%r%/ /-r.&&1 /ul+ (rea nu/er-*& (en+ru a0 /a&
(re'en+a vreun &n+eres0
e c3/( 'ac 8-&+ur&le un-r vac& ,%l.a+e1 u/4la+e ca n&*+e ,al-ane1
r%s+urna+e (e s(a+e1 cu (&c&-arele .e(ene0
e -r+a /a&)/a& c%)l (-d&de*+e (l3nsul la (r&vel&*+ea aces+e& s/&n+&+e
r&s&(e de 8ran% *& se lansea'% 5n+r)- descr&ere des(re (re(ararea c-rec+% de
"-ss- ,uc-" cu -re' *& s-s (&can+0
Re$&/en+ul ;O an'er e re+ras d&n a+ac0 Ma6-r&+a+ea c-/(an&&l-r sale
au 4-s+ reduse la e4ec+&vele un-r (lu+-ane0 C-/(an&a n-as+r% a /a& r%/as
cu +re& ve8&cule1 res+ul 4&&nd n&*+e e(ave0
6C(nd am prsit pm(ntul patriei, ni s
a spus c mergem s aprm drepturile
sfinte=6
MARCUS FLAVIUS
>msese ultimul din plutonul su# :ra disdediminea"# Alerga ne%une&te
prin fundul vii# Cei mai mul"i czuser !n timp ce traversau fluviul, atunci c(nd
o mitralier grea ruseasc se pornise s trag de pe unul din maluri# $n urma lui,
undele apei deveniser de un ro&uaprins# A)unse pe culmea dealului &i sim"i o
durere arztoare !ntro coast# .usese sf(&iat# Totul i se !ntunec !naintea
ochilor#
'upamiaz, t(rziu, !&i reveni !n sim"iri# Aerul era !n%u&itor &i soarele !l
dogorea# $ncerc s&i !ntoarc fa"a de la el# +estonul !i era ferfeni", nasturii
dispruser, iar partea dreapt !i era un terci !ns(ngerat# Carne sf(&iat, oase
zdro%ite &i zdren"e de uniform#
7 Ap, gemu el# Ap= dar navea cine sl aud# C(mpul de lupt era
lini&tit#
0u"in mai !ncolo zceau doi ru&i, dintre care unul murise cu c(teva ore !n
urm# .a"a nui mai era dec(t o masc!ns(ngerat# Cellalt soldat mai mi&ca
pu"in din c(nd !n c(nd &i din gura lui zdro%it ie&ea un horcit sla%# $i fusese
despicat stomacul#
5n roi de mu&te mi&unau pe mruntaiele sale vrsate#
7 Ap= gemu el din nou# ,ete=
$ntreaga vale era presrat cu tu%uri goale de cartu&e# 0e malul fluviului
zcea epava ars a unui TFC, iar ceva mai !ncolo turela smuls a unui# 0?+
german# ?ar%a verde &i fraged# fusese strivit su% clctura nenumratelor
cizme greleG &enilele tancurilor sf(&iaser pm(ntul moale#
'eodat !&i lu z%orul un roi de mu&te# 5nele se a&ezar pe fa"a lui,
v(r(nduise !n gur, printre %uzele !ntredeschise, &i !n nas# $ncerca s&i ridice
m(na, &i apoi s&i scuture capul, dar comenzile pornite de la creier se sf(r&ir
!ntrun tremur a%ia percepti%il al trupului#
6Ap6, g(ndi el# Continu s se g(ndeasc la ap p(n !n clipa !n care !&i
ddu sufletul#
'ou sptm(ni mai t(rziu, mama lui, o vduv din primul rz%oi mondial,
primi invaria%ila carte po&talB
6$n numele ./hrerului Adolf 3itler, v aducem la cuno&tin", cu prere de
ru, c fiul dumneavoastrB
2eutnant *:H>* .>?:'>?C3
Comandantul unui pluton de infanterie, a czut la datorie lupt(nd vite)e&te
pentru ./hrer, +olI &i +aterland#
./hrerul v mul"ume&te# 3eil 3itler=6
LOCOTENENTUL CEL GRAS
Or%*elul ales (en+ru re4acerea n-as+r% e cura+ *& (l%cu+0 R%',-&ul l%sase ca
ur/% a +recer&& sale d-ar c3+eva case n%ru&+e0 Re.eaua de al&/en+are cu $a'e
a 4-s+1 ,&ne5n.eles1 arunca+% 5n aer1 cu/ se 5n+3/(l% 5n+-+deauna 5n +&/(ul
une& re+ra$er&0 Dar n-u% nu ne (as%0 Cu& 5& /a& +re,u&e $a'e9 Nu n-u%1 5n
-r&ce ca'2
H-+elul Sva,-da 4rea/%+% de v&a.%0 Tan&a1 (r-(r&e+%reasa1 s+% 5na(-&a
+e6$8ele&1 5/,r%ca+% 5n+r)- r-c8&e de ,al de/-da+%1 5ncadra+% de +re&
-s(%+%r&.e n-s+&/e1 cu 4us+&.ele l-r scur+e1 $a+a s%)& 5n+3/(&ne (e el&,era+-r&&
$er/an&0 Are un v-ca,ular &n+eresan+ *& e=+re/ de c-l-ra+1 de(r&ns de la
+ru(ele /-n$-le care s+a.&-naser% a&c& 5na&n+ea n-as+r%0
-r+a *& M&cu.ul se a(uc% de 5nda+% s)- 5nve.e e=(res&&le ec8&valen+e 5n
$er/an%0 D-u% '&le /a& +3r'&u1 5l 5n+3/(&n% (e 4&ecare cl&en+ care)& +rece
(ra$ul cu un a/a,&lC "u(%)/%)n cur2"
M3na M&cu.ulu& se s+rec-ar% +-+ /a& sus (e su, r-c8&a e& v&-le+1
5ncerc3nd s% a4le unde *&)au ascuns c-/&sar&& v-dca *& cav&arul 5na&n+e de a
(leca0
7 Te ar'&9 - 5n+rea,% el1 lasc&v1 cu - *-a(+% care 4ace ala/,&cele de (e
ra4+ur& s% '-rn%&e *& ursul 5/(%&a+ de l3n$% *e/&neu s% cl&(easc% d&n -c8&&
s%& r-*&&1 lu/&na.&0
Cu aerul /3ndru al une& .ar&ne1 5*& 4ace a(ar&.&a (e u*% Vera
K-ns+an+&n-vna0 -ar+% aceea*& 8a&n% scu/(% d&n ,lan% de vul(e1 5n c&uda
c%ldur&& d&n 5nc%(ere0 Se s(une c% e - 4e/e&e de ran$1 /%r&+a+% cu un
c-/&sar sus)(us care a (leca+ cu Ar/a+a R-*&e0 Ce&lal.& & se adresea'%
r3n6&nd cu "Al+e.%"1 dar nu)*& (-+ ascunde +ea/a 5n 4a.a e&0
7 O (une/9 (r-(une -r+a1 4%c3nd cu de$e+ul /&6l-c&u se/nul
&n+erna.&-nal (en+ru c-(ula.&e0 O curs% cu sc8&/,%+-rul de v&+e'%1
paniemaie&i9
<n dru/ s(re ca/era de la e+a61 /3&n&le lu& -r+a cerce+ea'% de6a
+erenul de su, 4us+a Vere&0
7 Nu/a& (u.&n1 s% /% s(%l la ma petite soeur, /ur/ur% ea1 .u$u&ndu)*&
,u'ele (en+ru un s%ru+0 <na&n+e de)a 4& nev-&+ s% (lece1 s-.ul /eu a &ns+ala+
a&c& un ,&deu0 B+&& ce)& un ,&deu9
7 O +r-ac% 5n care s%).& s(el& ar+&ler&a /&6l-c&e1 r3de -r+a0 Fran.a e
(l&n% de c8es+&& d&n as+ea1 dar (e)ac-l- lu/ea se *& re$ulea'% /a& /ul+0
<n +&/( ce ea e la ,a&e1 -r+a se de',rac%0 <*& arunc% $reul (&s+-l rusesc
(e +-ale+%1 dar ca de -,&ce& 5*& (%s+rea'% c&'/ele *& 6-,enul $al,en0
De 6-s de la ,ar r%',a+e v-cea $r-as% de ,as a lu& #arcel-naC
Jir, im fernen +aterland ge%oren,
nahmen nichts als 3ass im 3erzen mit,
'och 1ir ha%en die 3eimat nicht verloren,
unsere 3eimat ist heute vor 4adridD
18
C3nd rev&ne 5n ca/er% nu /a& are (e ea dec3+ c&-ra(&& *& (an+-4&&0 %rul
aur&u)r-*ca+ & se revars% l&,er (e u/er&0 0
7 Ce /a& (-a/%1 e=cla/% -r+a cu ad/&ra.&e1 (lesc%&nd d&n l&/,%0 Ha&
cu /&ne la #erl&n0 A& (u+ea 4ace avere 5n R&$eunerDeller0 A&a (l%+esc d-u%
su+e (en+ru un s-l- *& c&nc& su+e (en+ru - (l&/,are 5n $ru(0
Se a(r-(&e de el 5nce+1 cu ,u'ele 5n+redesc8&se 5n+r)un '3/,e+ sen'ual0
!I
8oi, nscu"i !n !ndeprtata patrie,K 8am pstrat !n inimi dec(t ura#K 'ar patria nu
neam pierduto,K 0atria noastr se afl astzi !n fa"a 4adridului ) c3n+ec al le$&un&&
"C-nd-r"1 +r&/&s% de H&+ler 5n s(r&6&nul 4alan$&*+&l-r lu& Franc- 5n +&/(ul r%',-&ulu& c&v&l
d&n S(an&a ;n#t#<#
7 O1 /a&c%)/%&cul&.%1 /-r/%&e el r%$u*&+1 d3ndu)*& (es+e ca( -c8&*-r&&
s%& (-rc&n&0 A& 4& 5n s+are s)- sc-l& *& (e)a unu& /-r+2
7 E*+& un ,%r,a+ n-s+&/1 *-(+e*+e ea seduc%+-r0 Dar de ce nu).& descal.&
c&'/ele9
7 A6u+% 5n ca' de evacuare ra(&d%1 r3n6e*+e el0 Ia 5nc8&(u&e).& c%
,%r,a+u)+%u1 (leca+ 5n c%l%+-r&e1 *&)ar v3r5 5nc-ace ca(ul s%u de c-/&sar1 cu
un Kala*n&D-v 5n /3n%0 A* *+er$e)- /a& &u+e cu c&'/ele 5n (&c&-are0
Ea 5l s%ru+%0 S%ru+ur& /&c&1 u*-are ca 4ul$ul1 care)& $3d&l% 4a.a0 Cade (e
s(a+e 5n (a+1 +r%$3ndu)l *& (e el0
7 <.& (lace c&-/a$ul /eu1 a*a)&9 5n+rea,% el du(% - vre/e0 E de la
#erl&n *& e)n s+are de -r&ce2
7 E*+& un ,%r,a+ dr%$u.1 *-(+e*+e ea ad/&ra+-r1 +rec3ndu)*& de$e+ele
(es+e (%rul s%u as(ru de (e cea4%0
C3nd -r+a rev&ne la ,ar1 c3+eva -re /a& +3r'&u1 e 5n+3/(&na+ cu urle+e
de ad/&ra.&e0
7 C3+ +e)a c-s+a+9 5n+rea,% &n+eresa+ un Wac8+/e&s+er de ar+&ler&e0 Vrea
s% *+&e dac%)& a6un$ ec-n-/&&le lu& de d-u%'ec& *& c&nc& de /%rc&0
7 A 4%cu+)- d&n dra$-s+e2 se laud% -r+a0 Dar +u 4&& s&$ur c% va +re,u& s%
scu&(& cel (u.&n - ,%+r3n% (en+ru (l%cerea as+a0
7 A+unc& d%)- draculu&0 Nu)& $enul /eu1 *u&er% de'a/%$&+
Wac8+/e&s+erul0 leac% s% s+ea de v-r,% cu una d&n+re -s(%+%r&.ele 5n 4us+%
scur+%0
7 Fereal%2 url% M&cu.ul1 ,ea+1 le$%n3ndu)se (e (&c&-are0 Dac% nu1 v%
',-r /%dularele la +-.&2
&s+-lul)/&+ral&er% (are c% va r%(%& - ve*n&c&e0 O -$l&nd% ur&a*% cu
vul+urul .ar&s+ ',-ar% 5n .%nd%r&0 C&-,ur&le cad 5n d-sul +e6$8ele&1 &ar
(-deaua e (l&n% de /u*c%+ur& de la $l-an.ele r&c-*a+e0 Du(% ce)*& $-le*+e
5nc%rc%+-rul1 r%/3ne (en+ru - cl&(% nes&$ur1 undu&ndu)se (e (&c&-arele
r%scr%c%ra+e0
7 Sun+e.& /-r.&9 5n+rea,% el (r&n sal-nul (us+&u1 sc8&/,3nd
5nc%rc%+-rul0 Sau (-a+e n)a.& a4la+ c&ne)a &nvada+ .ara as+a (u+ur-as%9 Cu -
n-u% ra4al% (relun$% s(ul,er% +-a+e 4eres+rele1 5/(u*c% - vac% d&n (e&sa6ul
unu& +a,l-u a+3rna+ (e (ere+e *& 4ace s&+% u*a care d% d&n ,uc%+%r&e la ,ar0
A(-& se (r%,u*e*+e (e (-dea1 s+r3n$3nd dr%$%s+-s 5n ,ra.e (&s+-lul)
/&+ral&er%0
Un &n+enden+ cu - s&n$ur% c&'/% 5n (&c&-r ',-ar% ur$en+ (r&n u*%0 Are
&/(res&a c)au reven&+ ru*&&0
Tan&a 5l a6u+% (e M&cu.ul s% se r&d&ce1 5l 5/,r%.&*ea'% *&)& s(une cu -
a/a,&l&+a+e (re4%cu+% c% ea1 de 4a(+1 &)a &u,&+ d&n+-+deauna (e ne/.&0
7 Un r%',-& /-nd&al nu)& c8&ar a+3+ de r%u1 5& e=(l&c% -r+a Vere&1 care)
*& aran6ea'% 6ar+&era0 C-/&sarul +%u *+&e c% 5n +&/( ce e (leca+ +u le serve*+&
el&,era+-r&l-r ne/.& (%s%r&ca lu& de dre(+9 Dac% a4l%1 +e)ar (u+ea +r&/&+e la
K-l5/a (en+ru c-/(-r+a/en+ nerusesc0 Dar1 /a& *+&&1 (-a+e c% .&)ar (l%cea
s% lucre'& ac-l- 6-s1 5n /&nele s+a+ulu&9
7 Ave/ -as(e.&1 s+r&$% Gre$-r v-&-s1 5n +&/( ce (r&n n-r-&ul (&e.e& 5*&
4ace a(ar&.&a un KP,el1 (a+&n3nd la+eral cu cauc&ucur&le scr3*n&nd0
D&n KP,el sar s(r&n+en& c&nc& (-l&.&*+& /&l&+ar&0 recau.& ca n&*+e
,aler&n&1 5*& cau+% dru/ (r&n '%(ada /-c&rl-as%1 4er&ndu)se s%)*&
/urd%reasc% ,-canc&& luc&+-r& ca -$l&n'&le0 C%*+&le scl&(esc1 arunc3nd
sc3n+e& 5n +-a+e d&rec.&&le0 <n +&/( ce +raversea'% (&a.a1 5*& sc-+ (&s+-alele
Wal+8er d&n +-cur&le $al,ene n-u)n-u.e0 Tr-(%&e a(%sa+ (e sc3ndur&le
du*u/ele&1 (l&n& de e& *& cu (&e(+ur&le ,-/,a+e1 e=(un3nd &ns&$na
s+r%luc&+-are de v3n%+-r& de ca(e+e0 Oa/en& /as&v&1 ,&ne 8r%n&.&1 care
savurea'% +ea/a ce sun+ -,&*nu&.& s)- &ns(&re0
C-/andan+ul $%r'&&1 un sa=-n cu ( 5n4%.&*are ,ru+al%1 (ur+3nd (e
,u'unarul s+3n$ de la (&e(+ Ord&nul S3n$elu&
!M
1 d% alene r-a+% 5nc%(er&&1
arunc3ndu)ne (r&v&r& 5n care se c&+e*+e Cur+ea Mar.&al%0
7 Nu /% cun-a*+e.&1 (-rc&l-r2 url% el cu un aer /ul.u/&+1 scu&(3nd (e
(-dea0 Dar s% v% 4ereasc% S43n+ul s% a6un$e.& s% /% cun-a*+e.&2 ED&n+r)un
,u'unar s(ec&a2 de (e cracul (an+al-nulu& sc-a+e un ,as+-n lun$ de (-l&.&s+1
5l 5nd-a&e cu a/,ele /3&n& ca (e - sa,&e *&)l a$&+% a/en&n.%+-r (r&n aer0F Ia
s%)l v%d (e +&c%l-sul care +ra$e (e)a&c& 4%r% -rd&n2
7 Eu sun+ +&(ul (e care)l cau.&1 Herr Wac8+/e&s+er1 d-/Kle1 r3n6e*+e
M&cu.ul1 .&n3nd 5n+re d&n.& un +ra,uc c3+ +-a+e '&lele0 E<n +&/( ce)& r%s(unde1
v3r% ,ru+al .eava T-Darevulu& su, 4alca -,e'% a celu&lal+0F Ia ascul+%1 ,%&
av-r+-n sc3r,-s1 car%)+e *& &a *& $l-a+a as+a de curcan& cu +&ne0 en+ru c%
5n+r)un /&nu+ /% a(uc d&n n-u s% +ra$0
!M
Ord&nul S3n$elu& ) d&s+&nc.&e na.&-nal)s-c&al&s+% &ns+&+u&+% de H&+ler 5n !MHH 5n
/e/-r&a '&le& de M n-&e/,r&e !M;H0 C-ns4&n.ea (ar+&c&(area ac+&v% la l-v&+ura de s+a+
Ee*ua+%F a na'&*+&l-r de la MPnc8en1 d&n !M;H0 Un 4el de a+es+a+ al a(ar+enen.e& (ur+%+-rulu&
la "Vec8ea Gard%" ;n#t#<#
7 E*+& ne,un2 ,3l,3&e Wac8+/e&s+erul nel&n&*+&+1 re+r%$3ndu)se 5nce+
c%+re u*%0
7 Nu1 nu sun+1 r3n6e*+e M&cu.ul1 +r&/&.3nd un $l-n. 5n (-dea1 5n+re
(&c&-arele -/ulu&0 Sun+ ,as+ardul lu& FranDens+e&n1 4&ule1 as+a sun+1 *&)n
4&ecare d&/&nea.% ,eau s3n$e la /&cul)de6un0
7 Ares+a.&)l2 se (rec&(&+% Wac8+/e&s+erul1 al, la 4a.% ca varul0
Nu reac.&-nea'% n&/en& la -rd&nul s%u0 Ce& (a+ru (-l&.&*+& /&l&+ar& -
*+er$ (e u*%0 Sl-,-ade un .&(%+ ascu.&+ 5n cl&(a 5n care M&cu.ul se n%(us+e*+e
asu(ra lu& cu - /3r3&+ur% surd% *&1 cu un (u/n $reu1 5& 5n4und% casca (e ca(
(3n% la nas0 Iese (e u*% a+3+ de re(ede 5nc3+ se d% de)a ,er,eleacul *&
alunec% - ,uca+% ,un% (r&n /-c&rl%0
7 V-/ avea neca'ur&1 (re'&ce su/,ru #arcel-na0 Or s% ne -/-are
c3nd s)-r 5n+-arce cu 5n+%r&r&0
7 Lua.&)v% ,ulendrele *& s)- *+er$e/1 -rd-n% #%+r3nul1 a*e'3ndu)*&
,-ne+a (e ca(0
7 Acu/ e -ra 5nc8&der&&1 s(une Tan&a cu 4er/&+a+e0 leca.&0 M3&ne ne
vede/ d&n n-u0 @s+a)& un l-cal cu/secade1 s% *+&.&1 ne/.& (u+ur-*&2
C-,-ar% cu '$-/-+ 6alu'elele d&n 4&er *& s+&n$e -c8&& r-*&& *& r%& a&
ursulu& 5/(%&a+0
La (lecare1 M&cu.ul 5*& re(ede (u/nul (r&n+r)un -c8& de $ea/ r%/as
(3n% a+unc& &n+ac+0 <*& scu+ur% /3na care *&r-&e*+e de s3n$e *& - l&n$e ca -
/3.% care l&n$e 4r&*c%0
7 De ce dracuK a& /a& 4%cu+)- *& ()as+a9 5l -c%r%*+e #%+r3nul 4ur&-s0
7 Era un $ea/ c-/un&s+1 de)a&a1 ',&ar% M&cu.ul0 D% 4ur&-s un *u+ une&
$%le.& $-ale care se r-s+-$-le*+e '$-/-+-s 5n+r)un *an. de (es+e dru/0
Mereu ,-sc-r-de*+&1 #%+r3nule0 Nu vre& s% ne d&s+r%/ *& n-& ca ,&e.& s-lda.&
ce sun+e/0 M&e)/& (lace s% s(ar$ $ea/ur&0 As+a 4ac de c3nd era/ su$ar0
Dac)ar 4& s% (l%+esc +-a+e $ea/ur&le (e care le)a/ s(ar+1 /&)ar +re,u& un
5/(ru/u+ la #anca Na.&-nal%0
Ar 4& +re,u&+ s% 4&& de 4a.% 5n n-a(+ea 5n care eu *& cu (r-$en&+ura a&a de
6&dan1 Dav&d1 de (e He:n H-:ers+rasse1 a/ 4%cu+ '-, +-a+e $ea/ur&le de la
Dav&d S+a+&-n *& &)a/ 5/(r-*ca+ (e caral&& d&n ca( (3n%)n (&c&-are cu
.%nd%r& de s+&cl%0 B& +-+ul nu/a& d&n v&na l-r0 Se re(ara - c-nduc+% de $a' *&
+&c%l-*&& adunaser% +-a+% (&a+ra cu,&c% 5n+r)- $r%/ad%1 +-c/a& ,un% (en+ru
n-& c3nd a/ &e*&+ a,.&$u&.& de la "G-dacul 4er&c&+2" "e l-cur&1 4&.& $a+a1
s+ar+2" a urla+ a+unc& (u&ul de 6&dan1 a'v3rl&nd (r&/ul ,-l-van0 A n&/er&+ (e
,&r-ul su(ra&n+enden+ulu& W&ll: Nass1 r%s+urn3ndu)& &,r&cul cu ca4ea *&
s(%r$3ndu)& - c%l&/ar% (l&n% cu cerneal%1 5n a*a 4el 5nc3+ - $r%/ad% de
d-cu/en+e &/(-r+an+e (en+ru +&c%l-sul de s+a+ au 4-s+ ac-(er&+e cu ca4ea *&
cerneal%0 e Nass l)au a(uca+ (andal&&le *& *&)a da+ dru/ul 5n s+&l
8a/,ur$8e'1 a*a c% +-.& caral&& de la Sc8u(- s)au a(uca+ s%)*& (un% (e e&
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se duc (e la ,&ser&c% /ul+ /a& des dec3+ - 4ace/ n-&1 *& a(-& cu/ r%/3ne
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7 Vreau s% s(un c% nu *+&u dac% e=&s+% un Du/ne'eu sau nu1 r%s(unde
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ca(ul 5n c-c8&l&e0 M)a/ 8-+%r3+ de/ul+ s% cred c% nu *+&u dac% e=&s+% vreun
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7 <n -r&ce ca'1 mon ami, va +re,u& s% da& - e=(l&ca.&e 5n+r)- ,un% '&1
c3nd +e ve& a4la 4a.%)n 4a.% cu Alla81 r3de Le$&-narul d&n +-a+% &n&/a0
7 B+&&1 nu cred c)- v-& 4ace1 a4&r/% Al,er+1 c-nv&ns0 Sun+ un &ns dr%$u.
*& cu/secade care n)a -/-r3+ dec3+ -a/en&& (e care a (r&/&+ -rd&n s%)&
-/-are *& care n)a *+er(el&+ n&/&c dac% nu avea nea(%ra+% nev-&e2
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cu (e+e ne$re *& cu -c8& al,a*+r&0
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7 Credea/ c%)& la (3rna&e1 4ace Gre$-r0 A*a se 'v-nea 5n va$-nul)
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a(leac% &ns+&nc+&vC E&1 eu /% car1 c-n+&nu% el1 *&)*& v3r% Na$anul la l-c1
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ar%+are &e*&+% d&n+r)- car+e cu desene (en+ru c-(&&0
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7 S+a& (e l-c1 s% +e -/-r1 nea/. 5/(u.&+ d&n C-n$- ce)/& e*+&2 ',&ar%
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+%&-as%0 Unde)& +&c%l-sul %la9
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nu /a& vrea s% *+&e de el0 <l (a*+e Cur+ea Mar.&al% *& 4-r+%rea.a
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7 Ce dracuK a /a& 4%cu+ -r+a9 e=cla/% e=as(era+ #%+r3nul0 Ne/ern&cul
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$r-8%&e de /a/a)4-culu&0
7 S)a)n+-rs1 5n cele d&n ur/%1 r3n6e*+e el 4er&c&+0 C3+eva -re cu
adun%+ura a&a de c-/un&*+& &)au 4-s+ de)a6uns0 E dr%$u.1 a*a)&9 Gr-8%&+ur&le
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7 Tre,u&e s% +e (re'&n.& la C-/anda/en+1 4ace #%+r3nul1 -,-s&+0 Vreau
s% s(un1 &/ed&a+2
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dec3+ un (r%(%d&+ de -4&.er0 @&a (-+ s% /a& a*+e(+e (3n% c3nd reu*esc s% /%
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nu2 Sun% c-/(an&a1 5& (-runce*+e lu& Gre$-r1 care e +rans/&s&-n&s+ de
serv&c&u0
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ca,lul +ele4-nulu&0 V&n-1 M&cu.ule1 +re,u&e s% (re$%+&/ /asa0
M3nc%/ *& &ar /3nc%/ ) (a+ru -re 5n *&r0 Uns-area n& se scur$e (e
,%r,&& *& (e (&e(+0 D&n c3nd 5n c3nd1 d%/ - 4u$% (3n% a4ar% ca s% /a& 4ace/
(u.&n l-c (en+ru /3ncare0 Sun+e/ a+3+ de 8%/es&.&1 5nc3+ nu ne (u+e/ -(r&
d&n 5n4uleca+0
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Nu ne -(r&/ d&n /3nca+ dec3+ a+unc& c3nd nu au /a& r%/as dec3+
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/a=&/u/ cu (-+-l0
>z%oiul e o %oal#
SVEN HASSEL
Trenul fu lovit de o %om% !n momentul !n care !l mai despr"eau doar c("iva
pa&i de adpostul tunelului# Conductorul &i cazanul smuls al locomotivei z%urar
la patru sute de metri distan" !n porum%ul copt#
+agonul din frunte fu ridicat vertical !n aer, iar urmtorul, strivit p(n c(nd
a)unse asemenea unui acordeon !nchis#
>evenir %om%ardierele de v(ntoare# 0rimul arunc %om%e cu fosfor# 0este
vagoanele de Cruce >o&ie ploua cu %om%e incendiare &i, !n c(teva clipe, a)unser
ca o mare rscolit de flcri# 4a)oritatea pacien"ilor murir ar&i !n paturile lorB
Bom%ardierele se !ntoarser &i pieptnar cu mitralierele lanurile de
porum%# $nainte de a pleca, !&i vrsar &i ultimele incendiare# 0orum%ul iz%ucni
!n v(lvti#
$ntreaga zi, putu fi zrit de la mul"i Iilometri distan" fumul negru al
conflagra"iei# 'in trenul sanitar nu scpar cu via" nici un %r%at &i nici o
femeie#
VERA KONSTANTINOVNA
Nu)/& (lace 8ardu$8&a as+a1 /-r/%&e -r+a1 s/ul$3nd cu d&n.&& d-(ul une&
s+&cle de v-dc%0 EIa - 5n$8&.&+ur% lun$% *& se *+er$e la $ur% cu /3neca0F A*a
ceva se c8ea/% la n-& can+-na/en+9 N&c& /%car - (r%(%d&+% de s-,% n)are2
E 4r&$ ca)n+r)- $%-a'% de esc8&/-s2 B& c3nd +e $3nde*+& c% n-u% n& se s(une
Herrenv-lD0 S% /-r& de r3s2
7 Be4&& de (lu+-ane la C-/anda/en+1 l%l%&e &n+enden+ul1 Ge4re&+er
V-ss1 &.&ndu)*& nasul ascu.&+ (r&n+r)- 4ereas+r% s(ar+%0
7 e +-.& drac&&1 /3r3&e #%+r3nul1 (r-s+ d&s(us1 5nc8e&ndu)*& /an+aua
lun$% de &arn% *& arunc3ndu)*& au+-/a+ul (e u/%r cu .eava 5n 6-s0 A& $r&6%
de du$8ean% c3+% vre/e sun+ (leca+1 & se adres% el lu& #arcel-na0 Vreau s%
a/(lasa.& /&+ral&era $rea0 #les+e/a.&& de d&nc-l- sun+ 5n s+are s% ne sar% &ar
5n cea4% (e nea*+e(+a+e0
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cr%c%na+e1 (%*&nd alene (r&n /-c&rl%0 C-n+rar -r&c%ru& re$ula/en+1 5*& .&ne
/3&n&le 5ndesa+e 5n ,u'unare0 Dac% l)ar vedea c&neva /er$3nd a$ale cu
,-ne+a +ras% (e ca(1 5nc-v-&a+1 cr%c%na+ *& 5nc%l.a+ cu c&'/e sc3lc&a+e de
&n4an+er&e1 ar crede c%)& c&ne *+&e ce n%+%r%u +r-$l-d&+0 Dar 5n ) real&+a+e e un
s-lda+ e=+re/ de (er&cul-s1 e=(er&/en+a+ *& c%l&+ 5n lu(+%1 cu un cal/ de)a
dre(+ul su(ra-/enesc1 5n c&uda 5nc-rd%r&& nerv-ase0 De*& sea/%n% cu -
(-r+-cal% s4r&6&+%1 4a.a lu& 5.& &ns(&r% 5ncredere0 E un ,%+r3n *-,-lan de
+ran*ee1 de /ul+e -r& ,%nu&+-r1 care ne)a sc-s d&n a+3+ea s&+ua.&& d&s(era+e0 B&
cu (&erder& ulu&+-r de /&c&0
O ,uca+% de dru/1 5l ur/ea'% /&eun3nd un (&s-& cenu*&u0
Cu - +-+al% l&(s% de res(ec+1 d% de (ere+e u*a ,&r-ulu& c-/(an&e&0 A&c&
+r-nea'% Hau(+4eldSe,el H-44/ann1 $ras *& 5ncre'u+1 5n+-c/a& ca un
d&c+a+-r sud)a/er&can0 E 5/,r%ca+ cu - un&4-r/% nea$r% de +anc8&s+1 de*&
aceas+a nu (-a+e 4& (ur+a+% dec3+ de +ru(ele d&n (r&/a l&n&e *& n&c&decu/ de
(ar+ea seden+ar%0
7 Da+-r&a +a e s% ,a.& de +re& -r& la u*% 5na&n+e de a &n+ra1 4ace H-44/ann
/-r-c%n-s1 le$%n3ndu)se 5nc-l- *&)nc-ace 5n scaunul s%u +urnan+1 4a,r&ca+
5n A/er&ca0 @s+a nu)& ,-rdel1 ,%&e+e1 e Car+&erul General al C-/(an&e&2
A&c& nu)*& au l-cul dec3+ -a/en& cu cre&er2
7 Cre&er9 r3n6e*+e #%+r3nul1 &r-n&c0 Ve'& c% *e'& (e el2 Nu +e u/4la (rea
+are 5n (ene1 (u&*-r1 e0 clar9 A/&n+e*+e).& c% duce/ l&(s% de -a/en& 5n
l&n&a)n+3&0 Nu)& nev-&e dec3+ s% cer s% ne .&& +-v%r%*&e *& +e +re'e*+& un s&/(lu
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7 S% /% aduc& +u (e /&ne 5n (lu+-nul +%u (%duc8&-s9 se 8l&'e*+e
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r%/3n a+3+a vre/e c3+ va e=&s+a - C-/(an&e a G)a0 <n sc8&/,1 %*+&a de)a&c&
au nev-&e de)un d-,&+-c de $ard&an care s%)& (%'easc% (e de.&nu.&& d&n
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7 Sc3rn%v&e2 /3r3&e #%+r3nul1 d3nd ,u'na 5n ,&r-ul O,erleu+nan+ulu&
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7 Da1 +e r-$2 r%s(unde #%+r3nul1 u/(l3ndu)*& - can% (e 6u/%+a+e cu
ca4ea *& c-/(le+3nd res+ul cu v-dc%0 <*& arunc% ne$l&6en+ casca (e (%/3n+ul
,%+%+-r&+ al 5nc%(er&&1 se a*a'% (e - cu+&e cu $renade de /3n% *&)*& 5n+&nde
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7 ar& -,-s&+1 #e&er1 s(une LQSe0 A 4-s+ $reu 5n ul+&/ele lun&1 a*a)&9
7 A/ avu+ /ul+ de lucru1 5ncuv&&n.ea'% #%+r3nul1 su4l3nd 5n ca4ea0
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a(uc%/ ,&ne s% &e*&/ d&n c3+e)- lu(+%1 *& sun+ nev-&+ s% s+au cu /3na (e
ar/% ca s%)& 5/(&ed&c (e +&c%l-*& s% cad% (rad% (%ca+el-r lu/e*+&0 C3+e-da+%
nu /a& (r&ce( ce se)n+3/(l%0
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He&de care a secera+ cu /&+ral&era c3+eva su+e de c&v&l&0 C8&ar dac% l)a*
ra(-r+a1 +-+ nu s)ar 5n+3/(la n&/&c0 #a1 /a& /ul+1 /)a* ale$e +-+ eu cu
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el0 Dar eu9 Nu (rea /%)nc3n+% slu6&+-r&& ,un& *& dev-+a.& a& s+a+ulu& care dau
la s+3n$a *& cu /3&n&le1 *& cu (&c&-arele2
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7 Nu2 N&c& n)a* 4& '&s1 r3de -r+a cu (-4+%0 C% ven& v-r,a1 ce 4el de -/
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*+er$e cu /%la&ul c3+ 5l .&n (&c&-arele0 De ce1 (%ca+ele /ele1 ar 4& el d&s(us
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7 E*+& s+%(3n&+ de r%u1 *u&er% ea cu a/%r%c&une0 N)ar 4& +re,u&+ s%).&
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c-/un&s+9
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2a poarta sa sttea o epav unanim
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8ui dec(t un iad o%i&nuitim6#
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7 Era en$le'9
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7 C&ne a '&s c)- s%)/(%r.&/ cu 4&ecare d&n+re e&9 +-arce ea (e un +-n
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c-l-ra+% cu &nscr&(.&aC LUTON DE TRANSORTURI WOLF0
INTRAREA STRICT ORITA0
7 Ia ascul+%1 nu *+&& s% c&+e*+&9 ',&ar% un Un+er-44&'&er cu - /u+r% (e
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7 Dar +u *+&&9 5n+rea,% -r+a1 v%'3ndu)*& l&n&*+&+ de dru/0
7 ers-anele neau+-r&'a+e n)au ce c%u+a a&c&1 la+r% Un+er-44&'&erul1
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7 Eu nu sun+ neau+-r&'a+1 r%s(unde -r+a 4%r% a ca+ad&cs& s% 5n+-arc%
ca(ul0
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slu6,a lu& W-l40 V%+%/area c-r(-ral% e d-/en&ul s%u de ac+&v&+a+e0
7 Hal+2 r%cne*+e el1 (un3ndu)se 5n calea lu& -r+a1 ca un ,ara6 an+&+anc0
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7 Cu/ ad&c%1 /% 5/,r3nce*+& +u (e /&ne1 sc3rn%v&e9 Nu ve'& as+ea9
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7 N-r-c1 ,%&e.&2 '3/,e*+e -r+a0 Ia $%s&.&)v% v-& al+ cl&en+ (e care s%)l
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7 Salu+2 s(une el1 duc3ndu)*& d-u% de$e+e la ,-rur&le 6-,enulu&2
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7 N-r-c2 r%s(und (a'n&c&&1 (-cn&ndu)*& ar/ele0
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7 Nu +e deran6a1 4ace W-l41 acru0 N&c&-da+% n)- s% +e c&v&l&'e'&0 De 4a(+1
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de R%',-&1 Sall:0
<n +&/(ul aces+a1 -r+a *ade *& ,ea c-n&ac0 "O s% a& des+ul% vre/e s%).&
lus+ru&e*+& c&u,-+ele c3nd s)- s43r*& r%',-&ul"1 $3nde*+e el0
<n cl&(a 5n care (%+rund 5n ,&r-u1 scaunele ,-c%ne *& 4unc.&-nar&& &au
(-'&.&a de dre(.&0
Mecan&cul)*e4 W-l4 5*& a+&n$e c-'-r-cul ,-ne+e& cu $%/%l&a ,as+-nulu&
s%u -c-*0 A v%'u+ el 5n 4&l/e c% a*a 4ac -4&.er&& en$le'&0 E c-nv&ns c%
ase/enea +re,ur& 5& c-n4er% clas% unu& ,%r,a+0 Ce& d-& c-n+a,&l&1 s(ec&al&*+&
5n $u/e de *+ers *& 5n 4als&4&carea se/n%+ur&l-r1 r%/3n (e $3ndur& 5n cl&(a 5n
care Feld/arsc8all W-l4 +rece (e l3n$% e&0 Calc% a(%sa+ (e 4&ecare +rea(+% a
sc%r&& /e+al&ce1 s(re ,&r-ul s%u1 4%c3nd s%)& '-rn%&e (&n+en&&0
7 Salu+1 4ace el c%+re ce& d-& c3&n&)lu(1 care)*& ara+% c-l.&&1 $a+a de a+ac0
S%(+%/3na +recu+% au 8al&+ la /&cul)de6un un nea/. de ,al+%1 r3de W-l40 N)
a /a& r%/as /are lucru d&n el2 Id&-+ul a n&/er&+ a&c&1 dracuK *+&e cu/1 (e
nea*+e(+a+e1 *& s(unea c)a *+er(el&+ ceva d&n ar/a+a re$elu& M&8a&0 Sau cu/
&)- 4& '&c3nd *e4ulu& l-r de)ac-l- d&n R-/3n&a2
7 A*adar *& (r&n ur/are1 s% +rece/ la a4acer&1 s(une Sall:1 du(% ce se
a*a'% la - /as% de sear% a,unden+%0 EG-r&lele lu& W-l4 sun+ +r&/&se la
(l&/,are *& u*a 5ncu&a+% 5n ur/a l-r0F D&n c3+e)a/ au'&+1 a/ 5nd-&el&
ser&-ase c% +re,u*-ara as+a ar (u+ea 4& dus% la ,un)s43r*&+0 </& ca/ (u+e a
+r%dare de)a Un+er/ensc8ulu& *&)a 5n*el%+-r&e 6&d%neasc%0
7 Ia nu +e /a& u/4la 5n (ene ca *& cu/ a& 4& c&ne *+&e ce /are $ran$ur1 5&
sare /u*+arul lu& -r+a1 5ndre(+3nd 4urcul&.a s(re Sall:0 Tu 4ac& ce s(un eu0
Nu)& nev-&e s% 4ac& n&c& /a& /ul+1 n&c& /a& (u.&n ca s% (u+e/ (une +rea,a
(e r-a+e0 B& (en+ru as+a ca(e.& c&nc& la su+%0 <n ce /% (r&ve*+e1 /% $3ndea/
c% 6u/%+a+e d&n+r)a+3+ ar 4& de)a6uns0
7 S% nu).& 5nc8&(u& c%)& (rea /ul+1 '3/,e*+e Sall: sarcas+&c0 A6un$e (e
'&ua de a'&2 M% duc& +u 5na(-& la aer-(-r+ sau c8e/ un +a=&9
7 Cale ,%+u+%1 r3n6e*+e -r+a1 *& (e cur3nd2
A(aren+ &nd&4eren+1 se serve*+e cu un (la+-u 5n+re$ cu (&4+&e d&n (&c&-are
de (-rc0
e W-l4 5l a(uc% ne,un&a *& e=(l-dea'% de 4ur&e0 <& ',-ar% (&4+&a d&n
/3n% lu& -r+a *& 4u$e du(% Sall: care d% s% (un% /3na (e clan.%0
7 Ia /3na1 cre+&nule2 .&(% el0 Vre& s% ne 4ac& (e +-.& ar*&ce9 A&c& nu +e
a4l& 5n (ar-8&a +a nen-r-c&+%0 E*+& 5n+r)un Car+&er General care)& &/(-r+an+
(en+ru e4-r+ul de r%',-&0 B& s%).& /a& s(un ceva1 (&$/eu &/,ec&l ce e*+&2
N&c& 5n cur nu ne d-are c% a& sau n)a& ,%nu&el&0 Fac& ce).& s(une/ n-&1 c% de
nu1 se va s43r*& 4-ar+e cur3nd /ascarada +a de)a "M&n&s+rul de R%',-&"0 A/
4r3n+ n-& $3+ul la c%(-*& /ul+ /a& /ar& dec3+ +&ne0 M%&1 (a(&.-& de -(ere+%2
0aniemaie&i9
7 E)n re$ul%1 /-r/%&e Sall:1 a*e'3ndu)se d&n n-u la /as%1 dar
(%s+r3ndu)*& (e ca( ,-ne+a sa de /%+ase0 E<n*4ac% 4ur&-s - ,uca+% de
,ud&nc% nea$r%1 (resar% 'a8%r (es+e ea *& a(-& +-arn% s&r-(0F O,&*nu&esc s%
+ra+e' nu/a& cu -a/en& d&n a c%r-r (3&ne a/ /3nca+1 4ace el1 5ndes3ndu)*&
,ud&nca 5n $ur%0
7 Ce le(%d%+ur% e*+&1 s(une -r+a cu $ura (l&n% de (&4+&e0 Nu /% lua (e
/&ne cu c8es+&& d)as+ea0 La ur/a)ur/e&1 nu e*+& n&c& (e de(ar+e un /&n&s+ru
de r%',-&1 e*+& d-ar un (r%(%d&+ de 4unc.&-nar 5n+r)un ,&r-u 6e$-s0 Or&ce
(ra/a+&e 5.& (-a+e c%lca (e ur/e0
7 E&1 d%)-)nc-l-1 se d% ,%+u+ Sall:0 S%n%+a+e1 ,%&e.&2 B& 8a&de/ la
+rea,%2 Or&cu/1 /a& devre/e sau /a& +3r'&u1 +-+ 5n ra8a+ - s% s43r*&/ cu
+-.&&0 EIa - 5n$8&.&+ur% d&n (a8arul s%u *& sl-,-ade - r3$3&+ur% (relun$%F0 Dar
de ce -are nu cule$e.& v-& 5n*&v% aurul cu (r&c&na1 c-n+&nu% el dus (e
$3ndur&9 Ele$an+ *& (e *es+ac8e0 R%u c)a.& sc%(a /a& s&/(lu *& /a& &e4+&n1
nu crede.&9 Du(% cu/ se aude la #erl&n1 Rus&a a c%'u+ 5n cur0 Ma& e de
4%cu+ d-ar - cur%.en&e de ru+&n%1 a*a c%1 dac% nu /%)n*el1 aurul nu)& dec3+ -
,&ne/er&+a+% (rad% de r%',el0
7 B& /a& '&c& c% e*+& "M&n&s+ru de R%',-&2" e=cla/% -r+a1 cu d&s(re.0
#%&e+e1 $l%su&e*+& ca - v&r$&n% 5ns%rc&na+% 5n+r)un +rac+&r +urcesc2 Genul %s+a
de slu6,% nu se (-a+e 4ace dec3+ cu a6u+-rul un-r ru*& 4&nu.&1 care nu dau -
(ara c8&-ar% (e Va+erland *& (e nev-&a lu& de Le,ensrau/
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0 Ne)n.ele$e/
ca /3.ele)n c%ldur&0 Iaca1 (lanul e de6a cr-&+0 T-c/a& re$ule' - /u&ere
(arca+% a&c& de c%+re ,%r,a+%)su1 un c-/&sar0 A 4-s+ a+3+ de 5nc3n+a+% de
c&-'v3r+a /ea1 5nc3+ /&)a c&r&(&+ +-+ul des(re aurul %s+a de la Kre/l&n (e
care ,%r,a+%)su a avu+ /&s&unea de a)l d-s& (3n% c3nd s)- l%sa d&n n-u
(acea0 Lu& &)a ven&+ &deea s+r%luc&+%1 c8&ar $en&al%1 de a lua aurul 5n
c%l%+-r&&le sale0 O s% c-ns+&+u&/ un $ru( /&=+ de lu(+%1 $er/an-)rusesc0
C-/&sarul va aran6a lucrur&le 5n +arlaua lu&1 &ar n-& ne v-/ 5n$r&6& ca +rea,a
s% /ear$% ,&ne a&c&0 Se (-+r&ve*+e ca a calulu& 5n+r)a &e(e&0 O *+er$e/ cu
aurul el&,era+ la L&,au1 *& de)ac-l- nav&$%/ 5n Sued&a0 A(-&1 le s(une/ (a
*& (us& a+3+ Re&c8ulu& M&lenar c3+ *& arad&sulu& S-v&e+&c2
7 Dar ce1 suede'&& nu /a& u/,l% cu (a*a(-ar+e *& c-n+r-ale va/ale9
5n+rea,% Sall:1 5n4ulec3nd ,ud&nc% 4%r% -(r&re0 ES&r-(ul & se (rel&n$e (e la
c-l.ur&le $ur&&0F V)a.& .&cn&+2 T-+ul nu)& dec3+ a(% de (l-a&e0 Eu a/ de)a 4ace
5n 4&ecare '& cu acr-,a.& a& 83r.-a$el-r0 Dac% d%/ (es+e c3.&va *-arec& de
,&,l&-+ec% unde nu +re,u&e1 s)a '&s cu n-&0 Trea,a)& /ul+ (rea s&/(l%0
7 Se -cu(% Sven de +-a+e as+ea0 El c&r&(e*+e 5n $ra&ul l-r1 s(une -r+a
c-n4&den.&al0 O s% le &s+-r&seasc% suede'&l-r c% sun+e/ d&n Re'&s+en.%0 B&
n&c& /%car nu)& de(ar+e de adev%r0 As+a *& 4ace/1 l%s%/ ,al+% ar/a+a lu&
Ad-l4 *& (e)a lu& I-s&40 N-& sun+e/ s-c&al)de/-cra.&0
7 D-u% /&& +re& su+e d-&*(e D&l-/e+r& *& (a+ru /e+r& 6u/%+a+e1 e=cla/%
Sall: $3nd&+-r1 (l&/,3ndu)*& (r&v&rea (es+e 8ar+a de s+a+)/a6-r 5n+&ns%
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Le,ensrau/ E5n l,0 $er/an%F ) s(a.&u v&+al0
deasu(ra /ese& 5nc%rca+e0 A+3+a)& d-ar (3n% la ascun'%+-area aurulu&2 Ma&
+re,u&e s% ne *& 5n+-arce/0 Un an+8er /er$e cu re'erv-rul (l&n - su+% de
D&l-/e+r&1 *& (e ur/% /a& ave/ nev-&e *& de ca/&-ane2 Nu (u+e.& c%ra aurul
5n ,u'unare0 De unde c-/,us+&,&l9 Se aude c% +-a+e s-ndele d&n vec&n%+a+e
sun+ 5nc8&se0
7 Te 4r%/3n.& (rea /ul+1 s+r&$% -r+a1 a$&+3nd 4ur&-s un c3rna+ (r&n aer0
T3r4a a&a a /ea de c-/&sar ne as&$ur% +rea,a0 Au re'erv% de c-/,us+&,&l
c8&ar (en+ru - d&v&'&e ,l&nda+%1 5n ca' c% d&s(u& de vreuna0 Tu +re,u&e s% ne
ac-(er& 5n 4a.a +&c%l-*&l-r de (rusac&1 s% nu se a(uce s% ne cau+e0 Ne 4ac&
r-s+ de -rd&ne de de(lasare1 -rd&ne de lu(+%1 4-& de dru/ *& de +-+ res+ul de
83r.-$%r&& de care /a& ave/ nev-&e ca s% ne /&*c%/ nes+&n$8er&.& (r&n
r%',-&ul %s+a (%c%+-s0 B&1 ,a$% la ca(1 -rd&nele +re,u&e s% 4&e cu (r&-r&+a+e
a,s-lu+%0 A& (r&ce(u+1 Herr "M&n&s+ru de R%',-&9" N)ave/ c8e4 ca -r&ce
ca( (%+ra+ de $arn&'-an%1 cu un cre&er c3+ un $%&na. de c&-ar% *& c)-
(an$l&c% la .%c%l&e1 s% ne ,a$e ,e.e)n r-a+e2
7 Nu/a& a+3+9 r%s(unde Sall:0 %& as+a)& /a& s&/(lu dec3+ (&*a+ul la
$ard du(% - ,e.&e0 O s% (r&/&.& d-cu/en+e se/na+e de c%+re Feld/arsc8all
Ke&+el
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5n (ers-an%1 cu +-a+e acare+ur&le de r&$-are0 N&c& un d-,&+-c cu
casc% nu va r&d&ca +-nul la v-&0 V% va salu+a nu/a&1 *& v% va 4ace se/n s% v%
vede.& de dru/2
7 %& ve'&1 '3/,e*+e -r+a1 de ce a+3+a $%l%$&e9 Tre,u&e s% (r-cede'&
5n+-c/a& ca a+unc& c3nd /%/&ca +e +r&/&+ea la cu/(%r%+ur& cu - l&s+% 5n
/3nu.a +a d-l-4an%2
<na&n+e ca Sall: s% real&'e'e ce)& s(une -r+a1 W-l4 le u/(le n&*+e
(%8%rele *& s+r&$%C "SD-le2"
7 B& /a& vre/ s% a& $r&6% s% ne a*+e(+e la L&,au - ,%rcu.% la a(%1
c-n+&nu% -r+a1 $-l&ndu)*& (a8arul d&n+r)- 5n$8&.&+ur%0 Un -,&ec+ de)al
Mar&ne&1 a c%ru& el&ce s% se 5nv3r+% de d-u% -r& /a& re(ede dec3+ a +u+ur-r
cel-rlal+e c%'& cenu*&& de ,a&e0 res&/+ eu c% la vre/ea res(ec+&v% - s% 4&/
ca/ $r%,&.&0
7 O n&/&ca +-a+% (en+ru /&ne1 declar% Sall:1 5ncre'%+-r1 ad%u$3nd un
n-u (unc+ (e lun$a sa l&s+%0 Nu)& dec3+ - c8es+&une de d&,u&re a 83r+&&l-r
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W&l8el/ Ke&+el E!II;)!MLNF ) General Feld/arsc8all $er/an1 *e4 al
C-/anda/en+ulu& su(er&-r al We8r/ac8+ulu& 5nce(3nd cu !MHIJ c-nda/na+ la /-ar+e 5n
(r-cesul de la NPrn,er$ ;n#t#<#
(-+r&v&+e *& de *+a/(&lare a l-r cu - (l%c&n+% r-*&e GEKADOS0 Cu
d-cu/en+a.&a (-+r&v&+%1 /%/%l&$&le alea d&n Mar&n% - s% v% (-ar+e 5nc-+r-
v% d-re*+e &n&/a 4%r% s% le (ese ce)& 5n cu+&&0 Dar 5n Sued&a1 c&ne ne a6u+%9
B+a/(&lele *& se/n%+ur&le /ele n)au n&c& - val-are ac-l-2
7 Suede'&&9 r3n6e*+e -r+a */ec8ere*+e0 <& cu/(%r0 Nu)s dec3+ n&*+e
s-c&al)de/-cra.&0 Au 5nce+a+ de /ul+% vre/e s%)*& /a& 4-l-seasc% cre&erul0
7 S-c&al)de/-cra.&2 /-r/%&e W-l40 Cu %*+&a va +re,u& s%)/(%r.&/9 Nu
cu/va le u/,l% (r&n ca( c% +-a+% lu/ea are dre(+ur& e$ale9
7 Mul+% /&n+e 5.& /a& +re,u&e ca s% 4&& (r-s+1 5l &a -r+a (es+e (&c&-r0
C3nd e v-r,a de ,an&1 (-an+a e s% reduc& 5n+re$ul la c3+ /a& (u.&n2 Mu&erea
c-/&sarulu& *& cu /&ne a/ (us la cale +-a+% /anevra0 <n cele d&n ur/%1 le
v-/ +ra$e - .ea(% cel-rlal.& *&)- v-/ *+er$e cu (rada0
7 Te)a& $3nd&+1 (r-,a,&l1 s% ne +ra$& 5n (&e(+ *& (e n-&1 5n+rea,% Sall:1 (e
un +-n c3+ se (-a+e de a/en&n.%+-r0
7 Dre(+ c&ne /% &e&9 4ace -r+a cu un r3s deru+an+0 V-& d-& sun+e.& cu
/&ne0 Ce&lal.& nu)s0
7 Ce 4ru/-s sun%1 s(une W-l4 sce(+&c0 Dar +&(&& (e care)& v-/ l%sa 5n
ur/% (e c8e& v-r 4& c3+ se (-a+e de su(%ra.& c3nd 5*& v-r da sea/a ce s)a)
n+3/(la+0 B& se v-r a(uca s% ne cau+e (e su, +-+ 4elul de ,-sc8e.& *&
,-l-van&1 ca s% ne su4le n&.el 5n $ur% c% le)a/ +ras cla(a0
7 E*+& c8&ar a+3+ de 5n$r%/%d&+9 5& arunc% -r+a0 EScald% - (ul(% de
,r-asc% 5n+r)un ,-rcan cu $e/0F A+unc& - s% desene'1 ca s% (u+e.& (r&ce(e *&
+u1 *& /-n$-l&& +%&0 C3nd v-/ a6un$e 5n L&,au cu +-a+% 5nc%rc%+ura
*+a/(&la+% SECRET1 ne (une/ (e urla+ *& (e da+ -rd&ne0 M&cu.ul *& cu /&ne
- s% ne +ra$e/ n&*+e (ardes&e lun$& d&n (&ele *& (%l%r&& de 4e+ru cu ,-rur&le
l%sa+e (e -c8&1 5n a*a 4el 5nc3+ -r&ce d-,&+-c s% 5n.elea$% c% sun+e/ n&*+e
$-r-,e.& dur& d&n r&n' Al,rec8+s+rasse0 Nu *+&/ s% '3/,&/0 Cu& - s%)& /a&
ard% s% ne &a la 5n+re,%r&9
7 C% +-+ ven& v-r,a1 as+a)/& a/&n+e*+e de un anu/e Herr #arsc81 care
l-cu&a 5n 8asanens+rasse0 Era 4unc.&-nar de s+a+ cu d&(l-/%1 *& dac% c&neva
se (r&ce(ea cu/ s%)& &a (e -a/en& (r&n 5nv%lu&re1 a(-& el era acela0 T-a+e
,une *& 4ru/-ase1 (3n% 5n+r)- '& c3nd a avu+ $8&n&-nul de a da (es+e -
a4acere d&n alea s&$ure1 care cel /a& adesea 5l ,a$% (e -/ la (%s+rare1 cu
c8e&a de +re& -r& r%suc&+% 5n ,r-asc% *& cu u*a n&+u&+% (e d&na4ar%0 Od&n&-ar%1
4-s+ul Herr #arsc8 a desc-(er&+ un a$en+ de ,urs% 6&dan (e care l)a lua+
dre(+ 4ra&er0 A&danul 5*& cu/(%rase 5n Da8le/ - cas% 5n care /&*unau
$3ndac&& *& +-+ 4elul de ,les+e/%.&&1 5nc3+ /are /&rare cu/ de n)a lua+)-
casa s&n$ur% la vale (3n%)n r3ul S(ree0 Herr #arsc8 a +r%&+ - vre/e cu
&/(res&a c%1 dac% nu)l a,-rdea'% &ar%*& (e 6&dan1 %la sca(% 4-ar+e &e4+&n0 A
d&scu+a+ cu vre- c3.&va a/&c& *&1 5n cele d&n ur/a1 au 4-s+ cu +-.&& de ac-rd
c% un -/ ca %la n)are ce 4ace cu ,an&&0 Au aran6a+ - 5n+3ln&re cu 6&danul 5n+r)
un ,&r-u (e care)l 5nc8&r&aser% (en+ru - '& *&1 du(% -leac% de ,ra/,ureal%
5nc-l- *&)nc-ace1 au (l%nu&+ - n-u% a4acere0 A&danul (une (e /as% c&nc& su+e
de /&& de /%rc&1 *& la 4el (r-cedea'% *& Herr #arsc8 cu ce& d-& a/&c& a& s%&0
aralele erau1 +-+u*&1 su, 4-r/a un-r cecur& 5n avans (e un c-n+ (r-as(%+
desc8&s 5n+r)- ,anc%0 <n v&a.a l-r nu v%'user% a+3+a ,%ne+ la un l-c0 Du()a&a
au 4%cu+ - +ur% cu (a(uc&& (r&n c3+eva '-ne &ndus+r&ale0 l-ua1 a*a c% 6&danul
a r%/as 5n /a*&n%1 4u/3nd un +ra,uc0 Nu d-rea s%)*& ude 8a&na cr-&+% la
ar&s0
Du(% - /as% c-(&-as% la Ke/(&nsD&1 *&)au ura+ unul al+u&a n-a(+e
,un%0 Herr #arsc81 5/(reun% cu ce& d-& */ec8era*&1 au a6uns 4-ar+e +3r'&u
acas% 5n seara aceea0 T-+ dru/ul s)au (r%(%d&+ de r3s1 $3nd&ndu)se la
$r%/ada de /ara4e.& (e care)- s%l+aser%0 #%+r3nul 6&dan s)a dus cu
nev&n-v%.&e la #ad Gas+e&n ca s% se +%v%leasc% n&.el 5n /-c&rla s%n%+-as%
de)ac-l-0 a+ru s%(+%/3n& /a& +3r'&u1 Herr #arsc8 *& c-/(an&a au 4-s+
(-4+&.& la - /&c% +acla 5n "Ale="1 la de(ar+a/en+ul M #1 care se -cu(% de
4raudeJ 5n*el%+-r&& *& cecur& 4alse0 Du(% &n+er-$a+-r&u1 ce& +re& au 4-s+
5n4unda.& la M-a,&++1 unde)au avu+ des+ul +&/( s%)*& nu/ere de*+ele de la
(&c&-are1 (3n% ce)au 4-s+ adu*& 5n 4a.a &ns+an.e&1 cu c%+u*e la /3&n& *& la
$le'ne1 ca n&*+e cr&/&nal& adev%ra.&0
Audec%+-r era - 4e/e&e c%re&a & se '&cea "S-ra D&av-lulu&"1 d&n cau'a
4&r&& e& a4ur&s&+e *& sen+&n.el-r $rele (e care le 5/(%r.ea0 I)a 4&=a+ cu (r&v&rea
(e ce& +re& /a$na.&1 5n +&/( ce veneau esc-r+a.&1 '-rn%&ndu)*& lan.ur&le0
"De ce nu)& 5nl%n.u&.& de $3+ (e ace*+& (r&'-n&er&1 5nc3+ s% 4&e +3r3.& ca
n&*+e c3&n& ce sun+9" /3r3& ea cu r%u+a+e0 Se a(leac% asu(ra ac+ulu& de
acu'are a4la+ (e /as% 5na&n+ea e& *&)l ,-l,-r-se*+e a+3+ de re(ede 5nc3+
n&/en& nu 5n.ele$e - v-r,%0 <*& 5nal.% ca(ul1 lun$&ndu)*& $3+ul 5n+-c/a& ca
un vul+ur 4l%/3nd1 (&r-n&ndu)& cu (r&v&rea (e ce& +re& 4unc.&-nar& de s+a+C
"<n c-n4-r/&+a+e cu (ara$ra4ul M??1 al&nea+ul H1 (unc+ul L#1 (edea(sa
(en+ru cr&/a (e care)a.& s%v3r*&+)-1 res(ec+&v 4raud% /a6-r% *& v3n'are
&le$al% de (r-(r&e+a+e c%+re - +er.% (ers-an%1 se (revede 5nc8&s-area (e -
(er&-ad% cu(r&ns% 5n+re d-& *& 'ece an&0 <n ca'ur& de-se,&+e1 sen+&n.a (-a+e 4&
r&d&ca+% la (a&s(re'ece an& de /unc% s&ln&c%0" #a+e de +re& -r& cu c&-c%nelul
5n /as% *& anun.% sen+&n.aC "<n nu/ele FP8rerulu& *& al (-(-rulu& $er/an1
v% c-nda/n la (a&s(re'ece an& de /unc% s&ln&c%2 </& (are r%u s&ncer c% nu
v% (-+ c-nda/na (e v&a.%2" /a& ad%u$% ea1 '3/,&nd a&d-/a unu& rec8&n
$a+a de a+ac0
Cu /-ar+ea 5n su4le+1 cele +re& 4-s+e $en&& 5n+r)ale 4&nan.el-r 5*& '-rn%&e
lan.ur&le a4ar% d&n &ns+an.%0 B& nu se /a& *+&e n&/&c de e& de c3nd au &n+ra+
(e (-r.&le "Mar&e& Ne$re"1 d&nc-l- de '&dur&le 5nc8&s-r&& #au+'en2
7 Da1 da1 -4+ea'% W-l41 ,anul (-a+e 4& *& &'v-r de 5n.ele(c&une0 Dar ce)
a& vru+ s% ne s(u& cu as+a9
7 %&1 vede.& v-&1 '3/,e*+e -r+a a/a,&l1 v-&a/ s% ,%$a.& la ca( c%
n&c&-da+% nu +re,u&e s% su,es+&/e'& (e c&neva2 C8&ar dac% ce& /a& /ul.& n)
au dec3+ n&s&( 5n ,&l%1 +-+ se /a& $%se*+e c3+e unul care s% +e ard% (e &n+erval
dac% nu e*+& ,&ne 5n4&(+ (e (&c&-are0
7 Da1 -r&c&ne (-a+e cu/(%ra - ar/% 6&d%neasc%
HG
*&)- ,uca+% de 83r+&e1
dar s% *+&& s% +e 4ere*+& de ele1 as+a)& al+% /3ncare de (e*+e1 /-r/%&e W-l41
desen3nd - c&4r% (e 4a.a de /as%0
7 Ce)- s% s(un% #%+r3nul c3nd - au'& de)- ase/enea e=curs&e9 5n+rea,%
Sall: (rac+&c1 5ncre.&ndu)*& ,u'ele0
7 <n+r)adev%r1 el ne va da de 4urc%1 recun-a*+e W-l41 ar%+3ndu)*& d&n.&&
de aur 5n+r)un r3n6e+ de 8&en%0 Va c-ns&dera &s(rava n-as+r% - 6e4u&re de
,anc% *& n&c& nu va 4& (rea 5nc3n+a+ a4l3nd c% ave/ de $3nd s%)& l%s%/ (e
+-.& ce&lal.& cu curu)n ,al+%0
7 E&1 8a&de1 (r-+es+ea'% -r+a1 5ndes3ndu)*& 5n $ur% ce)a /a& r%/as d&n
$e/ul de c-ac%'e0 De ce (-/en&.& v-& de a4acerea as+a ca des(re ceva ur3+
*& +3l8%resc9 Du(% /&ne1 e un lucru c3+ se (-a+e de le$al0 Te-r&a c-/un&s+%
s(une c% +-+ul a(ar.&ne (-(-rulu&0 Ce1 n-& nu sun+e/ (-(-r9 A*a c% nu
4ace/ dec3+ s% ne r&d&c%/ aurul0
7 Nu .&ne1 *u&er% Sall: de'a(r-,a+-r0 Aurul e)al (-(-rulu& s-v&e+&c1 -r&
%la nu sun+e/ n-&2
7 A& 5n+ruc3+va dre(+a+e1 4ace -r+a +r&u/4%+-r1 dar /u&erea /ea *&
c-/&sarul de ,%r,a+%)su sun+ (-(-ran& ru*&1 c-/un&*+&1 *& -0 s%)*& 5/(ar+%
HG
S+&l-u0
aurul cu n-&2 E 4-ar+e s-c&al)de/-cra+ d&n (ar+ea l-r1 du(% (%rerea /ea0
7 B+&& ceva9 &',ucne*+e W-l4 5n+r)un r3s '$-/-+-s1 l%4%&ndu)se 5n
scaunul s%u r-+a+&v de $eneral0 M&)ar (l%cea s%)l (u+e/ l%sa (e M&cu.ul
,al+% (e c8e&ul de la L&,au0 <nc% /a& a/ s%)& (l%+esc - (-l&.% (en+ru '&ua 5n
care a vru+ s% /% arunce 5n aer cu rad&-ul %s+a0
7 ese/ne c% nu e*+& 5n +-a+e /&n.&le1 .&(% -r+a0 Nu)l 6udeca $re*&+ (e
M&cu.ul0 S)ar (u+ea s% cread% c% l&+era H e - (-ar+% de ru$,: *& X -
ca+a(ul+%1 dar1 +-+u*&1 e +&c%l-sul cel /a& */ec8er (e care l)a da+ vre-da+%
Ree(er,a8nul0 Dac)a/ 4& des+ul de &d&-.& s%)l l%s%/ la L&,au *& s%)l
5/(&ed&c%/ s%)*& vad% cu -c8&& v&sul cel /a& 4&er,&n+e ) len6er&e nea$r% de
/%+ase *& (an+-4& d&n (&ele de al&$a+-r cu $%urele ) va 4& des+ul de +ur,a+
(en+ru a seca #al+&ca d&n+r)- s-r,&re1 ca s% nu /a& a6un$e/ n&c&c3nd 5n
Sued&a0
</& a/&n+esc c% -da+% a 4-s+ -rd-nan.a C-/andan+ulu& Ar/a+e& a M)a
d&n Ha/,ur$ ) $eneralul de cavaler&e v-n Kn-c8en8auer0 Un -arecare
ne/ern&c d&n SanD+)aul& a r%s(3nd&+ 'v-nul cu/ c% M&cu.ul ar 4& 4%cu+ -
/3n%r&e1 lucru care nu l)a 5nc3n+a+ del-c (e Herr General v-n
Kn-c8en8auer0 M&cu.ul a 4-s+ s%l+a+ (en+ru &n+er-$a+-r&u *& l)au c&-/%$&+
cu/ nu se /a& (-a+e1 dar n)au reu*&+ s% sc-a+% n&/&c de la el0 Or&cu/1 c3nd
a &e*&+ d&n n-u (e Ree(er,a8n1 *c8&-(%+a1 4usese de$rada+ *& era /ul+ /a&
sla,0
"Kur+ %la e (u+red"1 &)a e=(l&ca+ el lu& Dav&d1 -drasla ,l%narulu& 6&dan1
5n +&/( ce *edeau la "M3r.-a$a 4%r% ca(" *& ,eau ,ere0 "E)un (%duc8e1 un
*-,-lan /&'era,&l1 un c%ca+ de /%$ar2 Ha& cu /&ne s% s+%/ (u.&n de v-r,%
cu el *& s%)l c-nv&n$e/ s% nu le /a& scu&(e al+-ra 5n c&-r,%2"
"E)- 6&$-d&e1 un av-r+-n 5/(u.&+"1 a urla+ Dav&d1 4ur&-s d&n cau'a
(%.an&e& M&cu.ulu&0 Dar el nu d%duse n&c&-da+% -c8&& cu Kur+0 "Nu)& ) dec3+
- ,-a*% re+e'a+% de eunuc"1 a ',&era+ a/en&n.%+-r0
Du(% ce s)au 5n4&er,3n+a+ (e c&ns+e1 au (us)- (e "e+ra un$a*a" s%
sune la "Vaca cu +re& u$ere"1 unde *edea Kur+ *&)*& ,ea r-/ul de /ure0
"Cu c&ne v-r,esc9" a 5n+re,a+ Kur+0
"Cu /&ne1 se)n.ele$e"1 a '&s e+ra1 ceea ce era des+ul de adev%ra+0
"Cu c&ne9 ) $r-8%& Kur+ ,%nu&+-r0 A& un nu/e1 dr%$u.%1 nu)& a*a9"
"FrZule&n MPller1 e+ra MPller"0
"C-n+&nu%2 Ce a/a,&l d&n (ar+ea +a s% sun&1 e+ra0 Ce /a& 4ac&9 Te)au
lua+ cu/va c%ldur&le9"
"Ascul+% Kur+1 a/ ceva 4&er,&n+e (en+ru +&ne2 -.& 4& la R&rDusSe$ 5n+r)-
6u/aK de ceas9 E '&ua +a n-r-c-as%1 dra$ule0 O s% sar& 5n sus de ,ucur&e1 4&&
s&$ur2
"V-r,e*+& ser&-s9 A/ (-rn&+2"
Cu un s4er+ de ceas 5na&n+ea -re& c-nven&+e1 "Kur+ G%&narul" se *&
&ns+alase la c-l.ul d&n+re R&rDusSe$ *& #ern8ard N-c8+s+rasse1 5nv3r+&ndu)se
ca un :anDeu ne$ru care v&nde "ceva ce arde la de*+e"0
D&n ca,&na (a'n&culu& a a(%ru+ "e+ra un$a*a" care &)a *-(+&+ ceva la
urec8e 5n +&/( ce)l c-+r-,%&a cu - /3n% 5n (r-8a,1 ca s%)l 5nv&-re'e n&.el1
&ar cu a&lal+% se servea de (-r+-4elul lu& d&n ,u'unarul de la cur0 Era a d-ua
e& na+ur%1 /-dul e& de a)*& c3*+&$a e=&s+en.a0
De (e Kas+an&e)Allee *&)au 4%cu+ a(ar&.&a d&n u/,ra 4el&narulu& s+&ns
M&cu.ul1 Dav&d al 6&danulu& *& "aul)#an&)Ga+a" 5n+r)un ca/&-n (en+ru
,ere1 5/(ru/u+a+ cu aceas+% -ca'&e0
"S%l+%/ - 5nc%rc%+ur% 4&er,&n+e0 V&& cu n-&9"1 ,u,u& v-cea de ,as a
M&cu.ulu& d&n 5n+unec&/ea ca,&ne& *-4erulu&0
De 5nda+% ce "Kur+ G%&narul" s)a c%.%ra+ 5n ca/&-n1 care1 a/ u&+a+ s% v%
s(un1 avea (rela+%1 M&cu.ul *& "#an&)Ga+a" au *& s%r&+ du(% el0 "#an&)Ga+a"
l)a (-cn&+ de &)au s%r&+ ,-a*ele (3n%)n $3+1 &ar M&cu.ul l)a 5n*4%ca+ de
,ere$a+% *& l)a 5/(&ns (e s(a+e de &)a (3r3&+ *&ra s(&n%r&& ca un le/n0 Sc-+ea
n&*+e sune+e de (arc% era c3+ (e ce s% 4&e s+ran$ula+0
Odrasla ,l%narulu& 5ncerca s% a.&n+easc% asu(ra lu& un (&s+-l #ere++a *&
s%)l ard% 5n+re -c8&1 dar1 de 4&ecare da+% c3nd +-c/a& a(%sa (e +r%$ac&1 ca(ul
lu& Kur+ se a4la 5n al+% (ar+e0 A*a c% (r&/a 5/(u*c%+ur% &)a c&u(&+ d-ar
v3r4ul urec8&& *& a +recu+ (r&n (rela+a ca/&-nulu& *& (r&n+r)- 4ereas+r% de la
e+a6ul +re&0 Ac-l- era c3+ (e ce s%)& sar% &n&/a unu& $r%6dar d&n S-l+au care
se (re$%+ea s%)*& dea dru/ul 5n "Gerda Ia(a"0 Ur/%+-area 5/(u*c%+ur% a
s43r*&+ 5n acela*& l-c *& -as(e+ele Gerde& a 4-s+ a+3+ de 5ns(%&/3n+a+ 5nc3+ *&)
a ru(+ un ,ra. 5ncerc3nd s)- *+ear$% (e sc%r& 5n 6-s1 5n +&/( ce)*& +r%$ea
(an+al-n&&0
<n cl&(a a&a1 "G%&narul" real&'ase c% &a (ar+e la - scen% au+en+&c% de
l&c8&dare (e care al+/&n+er& n)- 5n+3lne*+& dec3+ 5n 4&l/ele de $r-a'%0
"Isuse Hr&s+-ase"1 .&(a el1 *& D-/nul se (are c% l)a 5n'es+ra+ cu 4-r.a a
'ece &n*& (e (u.&n1 de-arece a reu*&+ s%)l (-cneasc% 5n /u+r% (e "#an&)Ga+a"
*& s%)*& (lase'e cu +-a+% 4-r.a c&'/a lu& a/er&can% 5n (endula M&cu.ulu&0
A(-& a .3*n&+ cu ca(ul 5na&n+e (r&n (rela+a ca/&-nulu& ca un -,u' cu
e=(l-'&e 5n+3r'&a+%1 a da+)- (e e+ra cu r-.&le)n sus *& s)a +re'&+ (e (ava61
+re/ur3nd ca var$a de 5nc-rdare0 e+ra .&(a ca d&n $ur% de *ar(e *& Kur+ se
5nv3r+ea ca un +&+&re' 5ncerc3nd s%)*& dea sea/a dac% /a& +r%&e*+e sau a 4-s+
cu/va -/-r3+0
"une /3na (e el2"1 l%+ra "aul)#an&)Ga+a"1 s+recur3ndu)se (e
deasu(ra M&cu.ulu& care)*& 5n$r&6ea (-d-a,ele /al+ra+a+e0
"S43n+% S&na$-$% ) $e/u Dav&d al 6&danulu& )1 sc3rn%v&a 4ace a+3+a
$%l%$&e 5nc3+ a& crede c% c&neva vrea s%)l -/-are2"
"A+unc& &a)& (&u&+ul ) ',&er% M&cu.ul )1 a res(&ra+ des+ul (3n% acu/"0
3n% la ur/%1 Kur+ c-ns+a+% c% +-+u*& nu e /-r+1 dar c% va 4& c3+ de
cur3nd dac% r%/3nea (e l-c0 A*a c% a .3*n&+ c3+ l)au .&nu+ (&c&-arele 5n 6-s
(e Dav&ds+rasse1 (en+ru a (u+ea c-+& (e Her,er+s+rasse1 unde)ar 4& 4-s+ 5n
s&$uran.%0 e)ac-l- era re$eJ a&a era (ar-8&a lu&0 A+3+a le)ar 4& +re,u&+ cel-r
+re&1 s% se &a du(% el0
"-rcul %la $al,en 5ncearc% s)- *+ear$%2 r%cnea aul0 une.& $8eara (e
el2"0
Ca/&-nul de ,ere a .3*n&+ (e H-(4ens+rasse1 (e ur/ele lu& Kur+1 care
aler$a ca un &e(ure1 sc%(%r3nd sc3n+e& d&n c&'/ele sale a/er&cane0 T-c/a&
era (e cale s% dea c-l.ul (e Her,er+s+rasse *& s% se (un% 5nd%r%+ul une&
5n$r%d&+ur& de 4&er1 c3nd l)a a6uns d&n ur/% ca/&-nul *& l)a s+r&v&+ de
5n$r%d&+ur%0 Ar%+a ca - '-a&e de ,ere (e care un &d&-+ a arunca+)- (e (ere+e
- da+% cu 8al,a0 Ca/&-nul s)a re+ras (u.&n (en+ru a - *+er$e 5na&n+e s% a(ar%
(-+era0 De -,&ce&1 +-c/a& c3nd credea& c)a& sc%(a+1 +e (u+eau 5n8%.a cu
c&-/e$ele *& (&s+-alele 5n u*&le ,a+an+e d&ns(re Dav&ds+rasse S+a+&-n0
Au l%sa+ ,al+% 8%r%,a&a /3n6&+% de r%/%*&.ele lu& Kur+ *&)au d&s(%ru+ (e
Landes,rPcDe1 s(r&n+en& ca un ra,&n1 cu SS)ul (e ur/e0 A d-ua '&1 +-+
SanD+)aul& v-r,ea des(re cu/ a 4-s+ $%,6&+ "Kur+ G%&narul" de c%+re un
*-4er care a 4u$&+ a(-& de la l-cul acc&den+ulu&0 T-.& c-(-&& de (e
Dav&dsSac8+ se a4lau 5n c%u+area unu& ca/&-n de ,ere1 dar %la '%cea (e
4undul El,e& cu /&r-sul de ,ere s(%la+ de /ul+0
"L-u&s Ne$r-+e&ul"1 nu/&+ a*a (en+ru c% nu era un nea/. (ur)s3n$e )
un 4el de v&cere$e (e Ree(er,a8n )1 s)a a(uca+ s% se dea /are cu/ c% el le)
a de'le$a+ (e +-a+e0 Dar1 un an /a& +3r'&u1 a +ras *& %s+a (e drea(+a0 L)au
$%s&+ a+3rna+ de cea4% la ca(%+ul l&n&e& de au+-,u'0 Se 5n$r&6-rase au'&nd de
(lecarea nea*+e(+a+% a lu& Kur+ *&)a n%&/&+ (e vre- c3.&va ca s% a4le ce s)a
5n+3/(la+ cu adev%ra+0 I/ed&a+ a r%su4la+ c&ne 4usese *-4erul cu (r&c&na1 *&
+-.& &fii de (e Ree(er,a8n u/,lau *u*-+&nd unul c%+re cel%lal+C "Ala1
M&cu.ul1 *+&& +u0 @la *& cu a/&cul s%u Dav&d1 +&(ul cu $uler de as+ra8an0 Sun+
da.& draculu&0 Se (r&ce( s% (un% lucrur&le la (unc+2"
R%'u&rea lu& "Kur+ G%&narul" de (e as4al+ul d&n SanD+)aul& &)a 4%cu+
cele,r& (e M&cu.ul *& (e -drasla 6&danulu&0 Erau (e cale s% dev&n% n&*+e
,-$a.& e=(er.& 5n+r)ale 5nl%+ur%r&& ce+%.en&l-r &nde'&ra,&l& d&n Ha/,ur$0 Dar1
d&n (%ca+e1 a4acerea as+a ren+a,&l% (e care)- (useser% (e (&c&-are s)a s43r*&+
c3nd M&cu.ul s)a (re'en+a+ la dra$-n&& ,&c&cl&*+& de la #reslau1 &ar Dav&d
6&danul a +%&a+)- 5n An$l&a s&n$urel cu - ,arc%1 (en+ru c% nu se 5/(%ca (rea
,&ne cu Ad-l40
7 Cu/ 5.& /a& +-ac% /el&.a2 4ace Sall: enerva+0 De ce ne (&erde/ n-&
+&/(ul cu ,al&verne d&n as+ea9 Cu& draculu& 5& (as% de ce)a 4%cu+ M&cu.ul (e
Ree(er,a8n9
7 N)a& (r&ce(u+ ce vreau eu s% v% l%/uresc (r&n as+a1 a*a)&9 5n+rea,%
-r+a1 des4%c3ndu)*& ,ra.ele0 S% v% &n+re ,&ne)n cran&&le alea $r-ase c)ar 4&
c3+ se (-a+e de nes%n%+-s s%)l l%s%/ (e M&cu.ul cu $ura c%sca+% 5n ur/a
n-as+r% (e C8e&ur&le d&n L&,au1 *& c% s)ar (u+ea ca $es+ul %s+a s% ne scur+e'e
c-ns&dera,&l v&a.a2
es+e /elanc-l&cul (e&sa61 rusesc se r&d&c% s-arele 5n cl&(a 5n care 5*&
&au r%/as),un de la Sall: (e +erenul de dec-lare0
7 N%d%6du&esc c% n)- s% se 5/(u+% +-a+% +rea,a1 4ace W-l4 (es&/&s+1 5n
vre/e ce AU)G; d&s(are 5n n-r& cu M&n&s+rul de R%',-&0
7 Nu)& /a& (r-s+ dec3+ a+unc& c3nd s)a n%scu+1 5l l&n&*+e*+e -r+a0 B+&e
d&nc-+r- ,a+e v3n+ul *& va r%/3ne 5n (&c&-are0
#%+r3nul re4u'% (lanul 4%r% *-v%&re0 Nu vrea s%)*& (e+reac% res+ul '&lel-r
la Ger/ers8e&/ sau (e undeva (r&n S&,er&a0 Dar -r+a nu renun.%0 Turu&e
ne5nce+a+ des(re (r-(r&e+a+ea (-(-rulu&1 *& 5n c3+eva '&le 5l d% (e ,ra'd% (e
#%+r3nul1 c-nv&n$3ndu)l c% aurul e 5n+r)adev%r al n-s+ru *& c% nu c-/&+e/
n&c& - +3l8%r&e dac% /er$e/ s% n&)l lu%/0 lanul 5nce(e s% (r&nd% c-n+ur0
S-sesc de la #erl&n ce& d-& s(ec&al&*+& 5n 4alsur& *& se/n%+ur& a& lu&
Sall:0 F&ecare aduce c3+e d-u% /a(e ,urdu*&+e1 5/(-d-,&+e cu vul+urul
$er/an0 <n '&lele ur/%+-are1 sanc+uarul /ecan&culu&)*e4 W-l4 e 5n+r)- s+are
de 4&er,ere c-n+&nu%0 es+e +-+ sun+ nu/a& d-cu/en+e STRICT SECRET0
Du(% ce #%+r3nul s+ud&a'% - vre/e -rd&nele1 se l%s% ,%+u+1 cu un 8-8-+
de r3s0
7 <n v&a.a /ea n)a/ /a& 5n+3ln&+ una ca as+a2 Nu (-a+e da $re*0 Ave/
(3n% *&)un "Ord&n de '&" al FP8rerulu&2
-r+a1 a*e'a+ l3n$% Vera1 - (unea la curen+ cu (r-$resele l-r de la
v&'&+a lu& Sall:0 <& ara+% cu /3ndr&e "Ord&nul de '&" se/na+ de FP8rer1 cu
vul+urul s(ec&al *& +-+ +ac3/ul0
7 Ha& s%)& d%/ ,%+a&e1 s(une el0 Ord&nele (en+ru - ac.&une s(ec&al% +&(
$8er&l% se a4l% de6a (e ,&r-ul c-/andan+ulu& de d&v&'&e1 $eneralul "Fund)*&)
C&'/e"2
7 B& dac% vre- (ers-an% ul+ra'el-as%1 cu un cre&er c3+ nuca ar 5ncerca s%
ver&4&ce +rea,a as+a la Car+&erul General al FP8rerulu&9 5n+rea,% Vera1 cu -
ne5ncredere 4&reasc%0
7 Nu 4& (r-s+u.%1 4e+&.-2 r3de -r+a0 N&c& un d-,&+-c de nea/. 5n
un&4-r/% n)ar cu+e'a s%)l sune (e Ad-l4 *& s%)l 5n+re,e dac% -rd&nele sale
sun+ (e ,une2 Cre'& c% ,%r,%.elul +%u &)ar +ele4-na lu& I-s&4 ca s%)l &a la r-s+
4&&ndc% a l&c8&da+ - dr-a&e de &nd&v&'& care *&)au u&+a+ lun$ul nasulu&9
7 #&ne1 s)ar (u+ea s% 4&e cu/ s(u&1 se d% Vera ,%+u+%1 c%'3nd (e
$3ndur&0
7 F&r)a* al na&,&&1 a,&a a*+e(+ d&n n-u c&v&l&a1 4ace -r+a v&s%+-r0 O v&a.%
4%r% (er&c-le1 5n care -r&c&ne se (-a+e 5nv3r+& 5n v-&e1 cu ,u'unarele (l&ne de
+-+ ce)& d-re*+e &n&/a0
7 Nu '& 8-( (3n% nu s%r& *an.ul1 a/&ce1 /ur/ur% ea0 Ha,ar n)a& c3+ de
anev-&-as% (-a+e 4& v&a.a unu& c&v&l0 @&a de)ac-l- n)au n&c& un 4el de re$ul&0
7 Dar n&c& nu)& -,l&$a+-r&u ca c&neva s% salu+e (r&/ul1 a*a)&9 sare -r+a0
Or&ce ra8a+ (-a+e +rece (e l3n$% -r&ce al+ ra8a+ 4%r% s% 4ac% al+ceva dec3+ s%)
*& ,eleasc% -c8&& unul la al+ul0 Dar (en+ru n-& ce& care v-/ 4-l-s& clasa)n+3&1
a/ +-a+e /-+&vele s% cred c% va 4& al+4el0 O s% se 8-l,e'e la n-& *&)-r s% ne
(u(e)n 4und1 nu/a& s% vre/0 E /a& ,&ne s% a& ,an& 5n ,u'unare dec3+
$renade2
7 Da1 s% *+&& c% a& dre(+a+e1 *-(+e*+e Vera0
-r+a a*+ea(+%1 cu - s+&cl% de c-n&ac *&)un &,r&c de ca4ea1 5n +&/( ce
Vera (leac% s% cau+e un +ele4-n (en+ru a 5ncerca s% &a le$%+ura cu c-/&sarul
c3nd de-da+% rev&ne1 scu&(3nd de 4ur&e0
7 M)a/ s%+ura+1 .&(% ea1 arunc3ndu)se 5n+r)un 4-+-l&u0 Dac% /ar.a4-&&
%&a 5/(reun% cu ,%r,a+%)/&u nu)*& ,a$% /&n.&le)n ca(1 s)a '&s cu n-&0
Sun+e/ ,un& (en+ru $r-a(a c-/un%0
7 M&)a/ 5nc8&(u&+ eu c% v-/ avea neca'ur& dac% 4ace/ c3rd%*&e cu un
(-l&.&s+ a4ur&s&+1 s(une -r+a1 5n$r&6-ra+1 +urn3ndu)*& c-n&ac 5n ca4ea0 <& *+&u
eu ()%*+&a2 Sun+ 5n s+are de -r&ce c3+% vre/e c&neva le s(une ce s% 4ac%0
Dac% n)are c&ne1 .-(%&e 5n cerc (recu/ un s+-l de 4e+e ,%+r3ne (es+e care a&
v%rsa+ - $%lea+% de (&*a+ de vac%0 Dac% nu $%s&/ - s-lu.&e s%)l (une/ 5n
/&*care (e scr3n+&+ul +%u de ,%r,a+1 - s% ave/ (ar+e 5n cur3nd de /a& /ul+e
*-cur&2
7 As+a)& +-+ ce a& de '&s1 /%dular ,le$ de nea/. ce)/& e*+&9 5l -c%r%*+e
ea1 u&+3nd c% e - d-a/n% de v&.% n-,&l%0 en+ru ce a& ca(9 F% ceva2 D% +u
-rd&ne2 D-ar e*+& nea/.2 S+a& a&c& *& le-r,%& ca4ea *& c-n&ac2 C-n+&nu% -
vre/e 4ur&-as%1 scu&(3nd cele /a& cr3ncene 5n6ur%+ur& (e care le (er/&+e
l&/,a *& (e care cu s&$uran.% nu le)a 5nv%.a+ 5n c%/&nul e& ar&s+-cra+&c0
7 Da1 ce)& dre(+1 s&+ua.&a e c%c%n&e1 ad/&+e -r+a0 Tre,u&e s% recun-sc
c%)& (l%cu+ *& ,&ne s% a& n%dra$&& d-ld-ra de ,an&1 dar 5.& dau *& - /ul.&/e de
(al(&+a.&&0 S(une)/&1 4e+&.-1 -/ul +%u le s-ar,e9
7 Nu1 n&c&-da+%1 s(une ea0 Dar de ce 5n+re,&9
-r+a 5*& su$e $3nd&+-r un d&n+e *& se +ra$e de l-,ul urec8&&0
7 #%r,%.elul /unce*+e d&n $reu9
7 #a ,&ne c% nu0 -.& 4& s&$ur0 A /unc&+ ca un cal +-a+% v&a.a (en+ru
s+a+ul %s+a (r%(%d&+0 #ea 4-ar+e rar1 *& a+unc& se 5/,a+% cu&0
7 H/1 as+a 5/& &a - (&a+r% de (e &n&/%2 Ve'& +u1 -a/en&& care ,eau (rea
/ul+ v%d lucrur&le 5n+r)- lu/&n% r-' *& +-+ul (are)- 6-ac%1 un v&s la ,e.&e0 Ia
d% s% v-r,esc eu n&.el 5n $er/an-)rusa /ea cu ,%r,%.elul +%u0 Unde)& s+a.&a
rad&-9 <n cur3nd v-/ (une +rea,a (e r-a+e *& v-/ 4& n&*+e -a/en& ,-$a.&1
cu d-/en&& *& dre(+ de (escu&+ 5n Sued&a0 <.& (lace s-/-nul1 4e+&.-9
6: u&or s rm(i neptat c(nd nu intri
!n afaceri &i nu"i faci de lucru cu al"i
oameni6
HENRI DE MONTHERLANT
7 'a"imi drumul, %ol%orosi %tr(nul )idan, !ncerc(nd s se smulg din
str(nsoarea %rutal a celor trei tineri#
7 5ndeai dosit mlaiul9 z%ier namila de soldat din %rigzile de asalt,
pocnindul pe %tr(n peste figur#
.emeia "ip &i !ncerc si sar !n a)utor %r%atului, dar fu azv(rlit !napoi
pe culoarul !ntunecos# Oip din nou c(nd %ocancul omului din ,A se !nfund !n
ea# Oip pentru ultima oar c(nd patul unei arme !i zdro%i fa"a= 0e urm
magazinul fu )efuit#
C(nd poli"ia a)unse la fa"a locului, !l gsir pe %tr(n pl(ng(nd deasupra
trupului nevestei sale# $l duser la centrul de adunare de la Alt 4oa%itt &i, opt
zile mai t(rziu, !l sp(nzurar fiindc &ia omor(t nevasta# :ra ziua !n care 'octor
*oe%%els decretaB 6Hrdnung muss sein=6
FA
:ra F aprilie 19FA#
NMORMNTAREA GENERALULUI
LUI GREGOR
<nce( s% se 5n+-arc% -a/en&& d&n (er/&s&e (%*&nd a$ale (e *-seaua 5n+&ns%0
C3.&va reu*esc s% se urce 5n+r)- /a*&n% de -ca'&e1 dar ce& /a& /ul.& sun+
nev-&.& s% s+r%,a+% (e 6-s c&nc&'ec& de D&l-/e+r& de la Sva+-$drsDa&a0 Trenul
HN
"Ord&nea se &/(une2"
cu (er/&s&-n&*+& nu /er$e /a& de(ar+e0 E u*-r s%).& da& sea/a care d&n+re e&
e de la .ar% *& care v&ne de la -ra*0 Oa/en&l-r de la sa+e l& se 5nc-v-a&e
$enunc8&& su, (-vara ,un%+%.&l-r (e care 4a/&l&&le l-r le)au 5ndesa+ 5n
+ra&s+e la (lecare0 Or%*en&& nu)*& car% dec3+ ec8&(a/en+ul0 Cu +-.&& au 5ns%
un lucru 5n c-/unC 5*& (l3n$ de /&l%1 d&n care (r&c&n% 5n+re$ul re$&/en+
cade 4-ar+e cur3nd (rad% cele& /a& ne$re de(r&/%r&0
Ne r%s+&/ un&& la al.&&1 se &sc% 5nc%&er%r& d&n +e /&r& ce0 M&cu.ul
c-+-n-$e*+e -(+ -a/en& a+3+ de crun+1 5nc3+ e le$a+ de un c-(ac ca un dul%u
de (a'%0 e)a&c& n)ave/ ares+ 5n care s%)l v3r3/0 Un+er-44&'&erul),uc%+ar1
un &nd&v&d c%ru&a)& s(une/ "Ou 4r&(+"1 (en+ru c% a*a ara+%1 e c3+ (e ce s% 4&e
4&er+ de v&u 5n cl&(a 5n care d-& &n*&1 5n+-r*& d&n (er/&s&e1 5l arunc% 5n
ca'anul de su(%0 A (%c%+u&+ c3nd a s(usC "#&ne)a.& ven&+ 5na(-& la (l%cer&le
4r-n+ulu& de es+"2
-r+a (%*e*+e alene (e dru/ul (r&nc&(al1 c3nd d% nas 5n nas cu S-n&a
u*c-va1 a c%re& 4a.% r-+-4e&e 5& luce*+e de sud-are ca de -,&ce&0 ers-nal1
ea se $%se*+e 4-ar+e a+r%$%+-are1 cu +-a+e c% nu &)ar s+r&ca s% se ,%r,&ereasc%0
Se &',e*+e de -r+a cu +-a+% $ra.&a unu& ca/&-n 5nc%rca+1 *&)*& 5nc-l%ce*+e
,ra.ele e& d-l-4ane 5n 6urul $ru/a'ulu& s%u0
7 Vre& s% v&& 5n c-+e.ul /eu s%)/& ve'& $%&nu*a cea n-u%9 5l 5n+rea,%1
l&n$3ndu)l 5n urec8e cu l&/,a e& /are *& ,%l-as%0
Dar -r+a e /ul+ (rea de(r&/a+ (en+ru a)& +re'& vreun &n+eres0
7 Fac ceva (e $%&nu*a +a n-u%1 /-r/%&e el1 *&)& l&(e*+e - cara,%
r%sun%+-are (e 4und0 O& ven& al+%da+% s% +e re$ule' *& $%&nu*a +a va (u+ea s+a
(e (r%6&na e&1 c-+c-d%c&nd 5n r&+/ cu n-&0
S&n$ur)s&n$urel1 Gre$-r &n+r% *c8&-(%+3nd 5n ceea ce -d&n&-ar%1 5na&n+e
de r%',-&1 4usese un 8-+el de lu=0 Acu/ e d-ar - $r%/ad% de ru&ne1 5n care
s)a desc8&s un ,ar (r&/&+&v1 $enul de ,ar (en+ru -a/en& cu ,an&1 *& 5nc%
/ul.&0
7 Ce 8a'na1 '&ce Gre$-r1 a*e'3ndu)se l3n$% -r+a (e un scaun ra8&+&c0
#ere *& *a/(an&e1 c-/and% el acru0
7 Ce dracuK 4ac& a&c&9 5n+rea,% -r+a (r&v&nd &n+r&$a+ ,as+-nul lu&
Gre$-r0 B& ce s)a)n+3/(la+ cu (&c&-rul +%u9
7 M&)a/ scr3n+&+ $le'na la 5n/-r/3n+are1 e=(l&c% Gre$-r1 5n$8&.&nd (e
ner%su4la+e 6u/%+a+e d&n c-n.&nu+ul c%n&& sale0 O (r&ve*+e (e 4a+a d&n s(a+ele
,arulu&0
7 E*+& un ,%r,a+ dr%$u.2 s(une ea 5n ruse*+e0
7 B+&u as+a1 r%s(unde el0 Nu /a& cred 5n Du/ne'eul $er/an1 '&ce1
5n+-rc3ndu)se c%+re -r+a0 De)a,&a c3nd a& dus)- ,&ne un +&/(1 *& a(-& +e
5n+-rc& 5n .ara as+a a4ur&s&+% 5.& da& sea/a ce /-r/an de ra8a+ -4er%
C-/anda/en+ul Su(er&-r Ger/an er-&l-r s%& -,-s&.&2 e +-.& drac&&2
In+r% *& #%+r3nul1 ur/a+ de M&cu.ul *& #arcel-na0
7 Acu/ le)a/ v%'u+ (e +-a+e1 url% M&cu.ul1 e=(l-d3nd 5n+r)un 8-8-+ de
r3s c3nd 5l -,serv% (e Gre$-r0 <n%l.&/ea sa "*-4erul)$eneral" s)a)n+-rs la
ce& l-v&.& de s%r%c&e2
7 A& 4-s+ dec-ra+9 5n+rea,% -r+a1 ar%+3nd s(re KVK
HO
)ul c-l-ra+ de (e
(&e(+ul lu& Gre$-r0
7 Generalul /eu /)a d&s+&ns cu ea (e (a+ul de /-ar+e r%s(unde Gre$-r1
5n+r&s+3ndu)se de-da+%0
7 A*a1 a*a0 Dec& s)a dus *& el 5n Wal8alla1 4ace -r+a cu (%rere de r%u0
Va+erlandul cere - $r%/ad% de sacr&4&c&& de la n-&0 Cun-sc 4a/&l&a unu&
c-l-nel care a 6er+4&+ +re& 4&& *& d-u% 4&&ce (e al+arul Va+erlandulu&1 *& s% 4&u al
na&,&& dac% nu 4lu+ur% *& acu/ s+e$ule.e de 83r+&e (e la +-a+e '&lele
na.&-nale2
7 Da1 e des+ul de $reu1 -4+ea'%0 Gre$-r0 Al+a /&)ar 4& 4-s+ s-ar+a dac%
$eneralul /eu ar /a& 4& r%/as 5n v&a.%0
7 F%r%)nd-&al%1 ad/&+e -r+a0 r-,a,&l c% 5nv&n$%+-r&& +e)ar 4& a+3rna+
l3n$% $eneralul +%u2
7 S)ar (u+ea1 recun-a*+e Gre$-r0 Dar ce)& /a& r%u9 S% +e +3r%*+& (r&n
n-r-&ul rusesc cu - $r%/ad% de (lu/, 5n /a.e1 s43r*&nd)- 5nce+&*-r1 sau s%
ca'& c3.&va (a*& (r&n+r)- +ra(%1 cu - 4un&e le$a+% de $3+9 E8e&2 A/ dus)-
,&ne cu S+a+ul)Ma6-r General0 Eu cu $eneralul /eu *& cu /-n-clul n-s+ru
a/ avu+ c3+eva /anevre 4ru/-ase 5/(reun%0 La 5nce(u+ a 4-s+ ca 5n '&ua de
du(% "Fes+&valul +-a/ne&"2
"T-+ ce /a& l&(se*+e a&c& ca s% 4&e ase/%narea (er4ec+%1 '&cea $eneralul
/eu1 lus+ru&nd la /-n-clul n-s+ru1 e /&r-sul de ,ale$%0 Tre,u&e s% aduce/
+-a+% adun%+ura as+a 5n l&n&e1 +r-/(e+a el (r&n nasul lu& ca un c&-c de ul&u0
Un+er-44&'&er Mar+&n1 - s% +e /u.& 5n sec+-rul cadrel-r1 l%+ra el1 se/a4-r3nd
d&n /-n-clul n-s+ru0 <n d-u%*(e /&nu+e (lec%/ la ,&ser&c% *&)& rea/&n+&/
lu& Du/ne'eu c% e de da+-r&a lu& s% ac-rde v&c+-r&a ar/a+el-r $er/ane2"
HO
KVK ) Crucea de r%',-& (en+ru /er&+0
A/ (relua+ sec+-rul unu& Leu+nan+ care 4usese re+r-$rada+0 u.ea a
(ar4u/ /a& r%u dec3+ - 4a,r&c% de /&r-sur& a une& +3r4e0 Leu+nan+ul %s+a era
un (-(-nar1 a*a c% l)au 4%cu+ sclav la Ger/ers8e&/0 e dru/1 a/ da+ nas 5n
nas cu vec8&ul /eu a/&c1 a$8&-+an+ul1 (-rcul %la 5/(u.&+0 C3nd /)a v%'u+1
a 5ncre/en&+ ca *& cu/ c&neva l)ar 4& l-v&+ cu - ,3+% 5n+re -c8&0
"Tu9 /-r/%&a el0 D-a/ne d&n cer1 +u2 B& a/ s(era+ *& /)a/ ru$a+ s% 4&&
ru(+ 5n ,uc%.& *& 5/(r%*+&a+ (es+e +-a+% s+e(a ruseasc%"0 Se c8&-ra la /&ne ca
un a/&ral 5n lar$ (e (unc+ul de a da -rd&n de desc8&dere a 4-culu& (e +-a+%
l&n&a0 e ur/%1 *&)a v3r3+ /-aca a+3+ de a(r-a(e de /&ne 5nc3+ (r&n $ura
c%sca+% &)a/ v%'u+ a/&$dalele0 "B+&& ce1 Un+er-44&'&er Mar+&n9 $u&.a el ca un
/-+an c%ru&a & s)a c%lca+ (e ,-a*e0 E*+& cel /a& a4ur&s&+ *& cel /a&
res(&n$%+-r &nd&v&d (e care l)a/ 5n+3ln&+ vre-da+%0 E*+& un *-,-lan al
,ar%c&l-r0 As+a e*+&2 Dar (e /&ne nu /% duc&2 Te)a/ /&r-s&+ eu2 ur+area +a
(-a+e 4& c-/(ara+% cu cea a unu& 6&dan lac-/ de ,an&1 dar 5/& 5nc8&(u& c% .&)
a/ /a& s(us)- *& al+%da+%0"
"Da1 Herr R&++/e&s+er1 s% +r%&.&2 a/ '3/,&+ eu1 (-cn&ndu)/& de d-u% -r&
+-cur&le .&n+u&+e0 M&)a/ da+ sea/a de /ul+% vre/e1 d-/nule1 c% Herr
R&++/e&s+er nu /% +ra+ea'% cu aceea*& cald% a4ec.&une cu/ ar 4ace)- cu un
4&u2"
Ar 4& +re,u&+ s%)l vede.& (e +&c%l-sul de dra$-n ,&c&cl&s+1 c-n+&nu%
Gre$-r0 Avea - /u+r% ca a unu& ne$us+-r a/,ulan+ de (&e& de &e(ure
/3nca+e de /-l&&0
<n dru/ s(re (-(-+%1 $eneralul /eu s)a nec%6&+ d&n cau'a un-r cre+&n&
care nu ne)au salu+a+ cu +-a+e c% s+ea$ul d&v&'&-nal 4lu+ura 4er&c&+ (e ar&(a
d&n 4a.%0 re-+ul re$&/en+ulu& a 5ncasa+)- (e l-c 4&&ndc% '$arda a&a a lu& nu
era a+3+ de al,% (e c3+ d-rea $eneralul /eu0 As+a l)a da+ (es+e ca( (e
+%n+%l%ul de (&l-+ ceresc1 de s)a 5ncurca+ 5n +e=+ul lu& ,&,l&c *& ne)a ,%l/%6&+
c% Isus a lua+ (ar+e la ,%+%l&a de la Car+a$&na *& &)a 5n/3na+ lu& Hann&,al
Crucea de F&er0
"A& nev-&e de n&.&c% -d&8n%1 ,unul /eu (-(%"1 s)a s,-r*&+ la el
$eneralul /eu c8&ar 5n /&6l-cul ru$%c&un&&1 *& l)a (-+c-v&+ cu -(+ '&le de
c-nse/n 5n ca'ar/% 5na&n+e de)a a(uca %la s% '&c% "A/&n"0 Dar de)a,&a la
6-cul de r%',-& de du(%)a/&a'% $eneralul s)a su&+ (e (ere.&0 r&/&se un
/esa6 de la Car+&erul General al FP8rerulu& ) 5n.ele$e.& ) care)& c-/un&ca1
ve'&)D-a/ne1 c% nu n-u% n& se va 5ncred&n.a GH an'er K-r(s1 c& unu& ra8a+
de sude+ cu d-sarul de (ar+&d 5n re$ul%0 Generalul /eu *& /-n-clul n-s+ru
au (us as+a 4-ar+e +are la &n&/%0 N-& an+&c&(a/1 5n.ele$e.&1 'dr-,&rea unu&
c-r( ,l&nda+ *& v%rsarea (e c3/(ul de lu(+% a unu& (&c de s3n$e $er/an
au+en+&c0
Era un secre+ (r-4und1 dar n-& era/ de)a dre(+ul $el-*& (e un c-le$ rus
c%ru&a)& '&ceau "M%celarul d&n K&ev"1 da+-r&+% e4&c&en.e& sale re/arca,&le 5n
a l&c8&da +ru(ele (e care le avea su, c-/and%0 Generalul /eu d-rea s% 4&e
denu/&+ "M%celarul Ucra&ne&"1 ceea ce ar 4& suna+ /a& $r-'av 5n c%r.&le de
&s+-r&e2
"Ne a*+ea(+% vre/ur& $rele1 (re'&cea $eneralul /eu0 <n '&ua de a'& nu +e
/a& 6-c& de)a s-ld%.e&&2"
A*adar1 /esa6ul de la Car+&erul General al FP8rerulu& a a6uns 5n c-*ul
de $un-&1 ne)a/ lus+ru&+ /-n-clul *& a/ lua+ - 5n$8&.&+ur% .ea(%n%0 Era/
5n+r)- ase/enea (r-as+% d&s(-'&.&e 5nc3+ a/ u&+a+ s% 5nse/n%/ s+&cla (en+ru
a (u+ea ver&4&ca dac% a lua+ vreunul (e *es+ac8e vreun $3+ de +r%sc%u0
C3nd l)a/ a6u+a+ s%)*& (un% un&4-r/a1 e=ac+ la -ra d-u%'ec& *& +re&1
(%rea c% nasul s%u de vul+ur a 5nce(u+ s% c-,-are (u.&n0 Nu *&)a /a&
ver&4&ca+ n&c& -ra de culcare cu cele +re& ceasur& (e care le +-+ c%ra du(% el0
Era a4ec+a+ 4ru/u*el de +-+ c%)& d%duser% c-r(ul n-s+ru ,l&nda+ unu& &d&-+
,urdu8%n-s d&n ar+&d1 de (r&n ,er%r&&le ,avare'e0
"<n cur3nd v-r ven& c-r,&& s% ne sal+e"1 a '&s el1 *& /&)a arunca+ (r&n
/-n-clul n-s+ru - c%u+%+ur% +%&-as%0
"Da1 Herr General1 s% +r%&.&2 &)a/ r%s(uns (-cn&nd d&n c%lc3&e0 T-+ul e
su/,ru2 C&v&l&& ne)au 4ura+ un&4-r/a *& n-&1 $en+le/an&& lu& Du/ne'eu *& a&
Ka&serulu&1 +re,u&e s% s+%/ la c-l. cu /-n-clul n-s+ru 5n /3n%0 Da1 s% +r%&.&1
Herr General1 as+ea)s vre/ur& a4ur&s&+e0 Nu ne (u+e/ a*+e(+a la n&/&c ,un
d&n (ar+ea c&v&l&l-r0 @*+&a)s (r-$en&+ur&le d&av-lulu&0 Or s% ne scu&(e)n
,ere2"
O vre/e1 a/ a/u.&+ ru/e$3nd s&+ua.&a0
"C3n+%)/& (u.&n1 Un+er-44&'&er Mar+&n"1 /&)a -rd-na+ el1 +-l%n&ndu)se
5n scaunul s%u /are de $eneral1 (e care)l 4%cuse d&n (&elea 4-s+ulu& s%u
ar/%sar1 #aldr&an1 care era a+3+ de $er/an 5nc3+ re$ula *& &e(ele 5n r&+/ur&
Sa$ner&ene0
M)a/ a*e'a+ la -r$a /ecan&c% *& /)a/ (-rn&+ s% c3n+C
Chiar &i eu, un %r%at dur
am sim"it !nflcrat
cldur a dragosteiD
Dar nu &)a 4-s+ (e (lac $eneralulu&0 Era ceva (rea d-/-l0 A*a c% a/
c3n+a+C
Caii gonesc
ca furtuna !n )ur
H !mpu&ctur !n cap
>ittmeisterul e mort=
Mdro%im du&manul
$l gonim acasD
Generalul /eu n)a /a& vru+ s% ascul+e1 c& *edea ac-l- *& (%rea c% se
4ace /a& /&c (e calul s%u /-r+0
"Un+er-44&'&er Mar+&n1 a& - (a+% (e ves+-n"1 a '&s (u.&n &r&+a+1 ar%+3nd
s(re - '$a&,% c3+ un ne$ (e un cur de /usc%0
"Cre'& c% - s% /-r9" /)a 5n+re,a+ el1 (un3ndu)*& /-n-clul n-s+ru 5n
-c8&0
"Sun+ s&$ur1 Herr General1 s% +r%&.&2 &)a/ r%s(uns0 e ce& (e care)&
&u,e*+e1 Lu(+%+-rul Ceresc 5& c8ea/% la /asa lu&"0
"Da1 +-.& +re,u&e s% 5nc8&n%/ dra(elul -da+% *&)-da+%"1 a -4+a+ el1 cu -
(r&v&re de'a/%$&+% 5n -c8&ul 5n/-n-cla+0
Du(% desc-(er&rea as+a +r&s+% a +re,u&+ s% /a& &a un c-n&ac1 unul du,lu0
<n+re al d-&lea *& al +re&lea (a8ar1 $eneralul /eu a a6uns la c-nclu'&a c%
5n+rea$a v&a.% nu e dec3+ - (re$%+&re (en+ru /-ar+e0
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ca' un -/ educa+1 +ra$ c-nclu'&a c% nu +e)a& $3nd&+ n&c&-da+% la c3+ de +r&s+
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/% $3ndea/ ce $r-'av ar 4& dac% ,%+r3nul cl-vn *&)ar /u+a curul 5n (a+ *&)
ar aluneca 5n lu/ea v&sel-r1 unde +-+ul e 5/(r-*ca+ cu s3n$e $er/an *&
rusesc0 <n.ele$e.&1 avea/ - /u&ere care /% a*+e(+a la s+a+u&a lu& #&s/arcD1
ac-(er&+% +-a+% cu $%&na. de (-ru/,e&0 Era - #l&+'/Zdel *& se ardea cu +-+
re$&/en+ul0 C3nd era 4-ar+e e=c&+a+%1 (u+ea 4ace *& un cadavru s%)*& dea
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cu d&areea ver,al%1 (r&n+re c3+eva /-r/%&+ur& de /ul.u/&re0
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r%s(unsur&le /ele c&ns+&+e1 lucru 4-ar+e ne-,&*nu&+ 5n ceea ce)l (r&vea (e
$eneralul /eu0 #&ne5n.eles c% a +re,u&+ s)- ,eau 5n (-'&.&e de dre(.&1 dar
4&&ndc% a*a se (e+rec lucrur&le 5n cercur&le -4&.ere*+&0
e ur/%1 el *& cu /-n-clul n-s+ru1 au 5nce(u+ s% /%r*%lu&asc% 5nc-ace
*& 5nc-l- (r&n ca/er%0 &n+en&& n-*+r& '-rn%&au 5n+r)un /-d 4-ar+e (rusac0
C3nd era/ 5n un&4-r/a de n-a(+e1 5n+-+deauna (ur+a/ c&'/e *& (&n+en&
(3n% c3nd ne su&a/ 5n (%+u.0
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5n+re$ de 8usar& s%r&nd la ,ere$a+a du*/an&l-r Ger/an&e& *& c&-c%n&ndu)le
c%(%.3na cu s%,&&le0 Era +&(&c d&n (ar+ea $eneralulu& /eu *& a /-n-clulu&
n-s+ru s% /%r*%lu&asc% 5nc-l- *&)nc-ace c3nd +re,u&a s% 4ac% s3n$ele
al,as+ru s%)& &as% d&n ca( *& s%)& &n+re)n 4und (en+ru a (u+ea $3nd&0
Du(% - vre/e1 c3nd 5nce(use/ de6a s% a/e.esc de c3+ /% +-+
5nv3r+ea/ (en+ru a 4& cu 4a.a la $eneralul /eu1 s)a -(r&+ *& /)a 4&=a+ ,rusc
cu (r&v&rea ca un c%l%u care /%s-ar% d&n -c8& cea4a unu& &nd&v&d (e cale s%)
*& ,%l%,%ne de*+ele de la (&c&-are0
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s%)l e=ecu.& 5n+-c/a& *& la +&/(2" F%cu - (au'% ,un&c&c%1 sc%r(&n3ndu)*&
nasul acv&l&nC "Dac% va 4& s)- &au d&n l-c (en+ru a serv& 5n Marea Ar/a+%1
ceea ce se va 5n+3/(la (r-,a,&l 5na&n+e de)a +rece +u (e l-c re(aus de4&n&+&v1
+re,u&e s% a& $r&6% ca 4an4ara de la G Husar& s%)/& c3n+e la 5n/-r/3n+are
>ote 3usaren6#
"rea ,&ne1 Herr General1 s% +r%&.&2 a/ r%s(uns1 (-cn&nd cu/&n+e d&n
c%lc3&e0 T-+ul va 4& aran6a+ cu/ -rd-n% $eneralul0 G-rn&*+&& de la Husar& v-r
su4la (3n% l& s)-r 5nr-*& +r-/(e+ele2"
"A+unc& /% ,a'e' (e +&ne1 Un+er-44&'&er Mar+&n2 Dar ve'&1 a& $r&6% ca
S+a,s/us&D/e&s+er #re&+en/Pller d&n G Husar& s% a/(lase'e la c%(%+3&ul
s&cr&ulu& /eu d-& Le&,8usaren 5n un&4-r/% c-/(le+% de (arad%1 cu s%,&&le
5n ,ern%0 Al.& d-& 8usar& d&n Re$&/en+ul G Tr-/(e.& s% c3n+e 'er tod reitet
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s% lu(+e (en+ru ,%+r3na Ger/an&e1 a+unc& s% a& $r&6% s% 4&e 4-r/a+ un c-r de
s-lda.& ,&ne &ns+ru&.&1 d&n nu /a& (u.&n de d-u%'ec& *& c&nc& de -a/en&1 *& +u1
Un+er-44&'&er Mar+&n1 - s% c3n.& s-l-)ul0 E l&/(ede9"
"Da1 s% +r%&.&1 Herr General2 er/&+e.& s% ra(-r+e'1 a/ 5nce(u+ de6a s%
c3n+2"
A(-&1 $eneralul /eu s)a v3r3+1 5n s43r*&+1 5n a*+ernu+0 Era a+3+ de (r&ns
de +rea,a cu /&erl&+ul lu&1 c% s)a urca+ 5n (a+ *& a,&a du()a&a *&)a da+ sea/a
c% /a& avea c&'/ele cu (&n+en& 5n (&c&-are0 S)a nec%6&+ un (&c (e c8es+&a
as+a1 dar n-& & le)a/ sc-s *&1 du(% ce &)a/ c&+&+ n&.el des(re #%+r3nul Fr&+'1 a
+ras)- (e un s-/n ad3nc0
A d-ua '& d&/&nea.a1 a/ 4en+a+ &ns(ec.&a0 <n sc8&/,1 ne)a/ dus s%
+rece/ 5n rev&s+% 4l-r&le d&n (arcul cas+elulu&0 S+ra+ul cavaler&e&1 cu lalelele
$al,ene1 5l 5nc3n+a ca de -,&ce&0 S+%+eau ac-l- dre(+e ca a.a1 5ncl&n3ndu)*&
ce4ele 5n+-c/a& ca $l-a,ele d&n O Ulan& de la DPsseld-r41 re$&/en+ul
n-s+ru0 Erau ce& care c%l%r&ser% dre(+ 5n &ad 5n+r)un a+ac ne,unesc de
cavaler&e la Ca/,ra&1 5n !M!G1 cu $eneralul /eu 5n 4run+e0 e a+unc& n-&
era/ O,ers+leu+an+0 Ne +ra/,ala/ de 4&ecare da+% c3nd v-r,ea/ de
(l&/,area aceea c%lare0 ar*&v& cu/ sun+ en$le'&&1 au 5n*&ra+ /&+ral&ere (e
+-+ l-cul1 a*a c% nu era s&/(lu s% lanse'& - c-$ea/&+e *ar6% de cavaler&e0
Dac% e& ar 4& 4-s+ %& de)ar 4& lansa+ *ar6a1 n-& &)a/ 4& 5n+3/(&na+ 5n sc%r&1 4a.%
5n 4a.%1 cu s%,&&le +rase *& l%nc&le (re$%+&+e0
C3nd a/ a6uns la cr&n&& al,&1 $eneralul /eu a 4%cu+ r&dur& (e +-a+%
4run+ea *& s)a (-rn&+ s% ,les+e/e ca - cea+% 5n+rea$% de /ar&nar& 5n+r)un
+rac+&r ar%,esc2
"In4an+er&e +&(&c%1 +r-/(e+a el0 Ara+% ca - dr-a&e de c%lu$%r&.e care
+-c/a& au 4-s+ v&-la+e de n&*+e /ar&nar& 4rance'&0 Ve'& cr&nul %la (r-s+esc de
c-l-9 D-& cen+&/e+r& a4ar% d&n r3nd0 <nl%+ur%)l1 Un+er-44&'&er Mar+&n2 La
$un-& cu el2 Dac% nu sun+e/ a+en.&1 se va duce draculu& +-a+% d&sc&(l&na2"
La +randa4&r&& r-*&& ) s+ra+ul ar+&ler&e& )1 ,una n-as+r% d&s(-'&.&e a /a&
crescu+ cu c3+eva $rade *& -c8&& n-*+r& al,as+ru)de$era.& s)au 5nsen&na+0
Tranda4&r&& erau ac-l-1 ,a+er&e de ,a+er&e1 ar%+3nd de)a dre(+ul s-ld%.e*+e0
"A*a da2" 4%cea $eneralul /eu1 sc-.3ndu)*& de +re& -r& /-n-clul d&n
-c8&1 se/n c% era (l%cu+ &/(res&-na+0
A/ /ers 5nc)un (&c 5nc-ace *&)nc-l-1 ad/&r3nd (r&vel&*+ea0 Dar c3nd
a6unser%/ la un&+a+ea de &n+enden.% ) 4l-r&le al,as+re de "nu)/%)u&+a" ) se
5nn-r%0 Du/ne'eule1 ce (-rc%r&e2 A*a se 5n+3/(l% 5n+-+deauna cu +ru(ele
de e*al-n0 #-& de 6u$1 cu +-.&&0 Ha,ar n)au care)& dre(+uK *& care)& s+3n$uK0
Le da& s% .&n% n&*+e (a&e 5n /3na drea(+% *& n&*+e 43n 5n s+3n$a *& (e ur/%
s+r&$&C "C-(&+a cu (a&e2 C-(&+a cu 43n2" De+a*a/en+ele l-r de c%l%re.& nu)*&
(-+ $%s& n&c& - 4a+% care s% vrea s% a&,% de)a 4ace cu e& a*a c% nu le r%/3ne
al+ceva de 4%cu+ dec3+ s% dea la &e(e a+unc& c3nd au -ca'&a0
Generalul /eu c-nda/n% la /-ar+e +-+ s+ra+ul de "nu)/%)u&+a"1 a*a c%
5n a/ur$ a/ (l&/,a+ /a*&na de +uns &ar,% (r&n +-a+% $r%/ada0
Tru(ele de ,l&nda+e ) +randa4&r&& r-' ) au (r-dus - &/(res&e ceva /a&
,un%0 Ce su/eden&e de s(&n%r& dre(+e2 M)a/ s&/.&+ /3ndru c%)s an'er
Un+er-44&'&er0 Le)a/ (r&v&+ vre/e 5ndelun$a+% *&1 5n cele d&n ur/%1 ne)a/
au+-c-nv&ns c% lucrur&le nu)s c8&ar a+3+ de ne$re (e c3+ (ar0
"E nev-&e de vla$% s% 4&& s-lda+ 5n #l&nda+e"1 '&cea $eneralul /eu1
cl%n.%n&nd d&n d&n.&& lu& 4al*&0
A/ cl%+&na+ d&n ca( 5n +&/( ce +recea/ (e l3n$% +ru(ele de $en&u )
lalelele ne$re0 @*+&a1 -r&cu/1 sun+ $%&nar&& ar/a+e&0 Dar c3nd a/ a6uns la
un&+%.&le de a(r-v&'&-nare ) s+ra+ul de var'% )1 a/ avu+ un *-c0 Dra$-n&& lu&
M-&se a+3rnau (e)ac-l- ca - $r%/ad% de /%dulare &n4ec+a+e de $-n-ree0
e l-c1 $eneralul /eu le)a c-nda/na+ (e +-a+e la /-ar+eC "La ca/erele
de $a'are cu ele2"1 /3r3&a el1 4%r% a avea 8a,ar c3+ de &/(-r+an+% es+e -
un&+a+e de a(r-v&'&-nare0
T-+ul s)a dus draculu& c3nd a/ a6uns 6-s 5n l&vad% *&)a/ &ns(ec+a+
s(er&e+-r&le0 ur+au un&4-r/e ruse*+&0 Generalul /eu a 4%cu+ - /u+r%
n-s+&/% c3nd a/ desc-(er&+ c% (r&/a avea c&'/ele nelus+ru&+e0 Celelal+e
d-u% aveau ves+-anele 5nc8e&a+e s+r3/, *& ul+&/a (ur+a c8&(&ul &nvers0
Generalul /eu /a&)/a& s%)& 5n$8&+% (e $r%d&nar&1 care au s-s&+ 5n
$-an%0 I)a/ $-n&+ (r&n l&vad% cu a+3+ea a/en&n.%r& *& a+3+ de re(ede 5nc3+ le
a+3rnau l&/,&le (3n%)n (&e(+ *& curul l& se 4reca de (%/3n+0
Un &nd&v&d ,%+r3n *& c%run+ s)a sc%(a+ (e el ca - 4ec&-ar% 5n+r)- n-a(+e
de var% *& &)a 5/(r-*ca+ c&'/ele de sus (3n% 6-s0 Generalul /eu a sc-s
(&s+-lul *& l)a 5ndre(+a+ c%+re Un+er/ensc8 care1 ,&ne5n.eles1 a le*&na+ de
4r&c%0 L)au +r&/&s (e 4r-n+ a d-ua '&1 s%)*& (e+reac% res+ul r%',-&ulu& 5n+r)-
un&+a+e de c-lec.&-nar& de cadavre0
Era/ 5n+r)- 4-ar+e (r-as+% d&s(-'&.&e c3nd ne)a/ 5n+-rs la cas+el0
<n$erul v&c+-r&e& n)a (r&/&+ dec3+ un salu+ d&n /ers0 San+&nelele au desc8&s
4ur+un-s u*&le1 dar una d&n+re ele a sc%(a+)- d&n /3n% *& l)a (-cn&+ (e
$eneral dre(+ 5n /u+r%0 Ar 4& +re,u&+ s%)l au'&.&0 N)a r%cn&+ ca -r&ce
Un+er-44&'&er +3/(&+1 dar ceea ce le)a s(us /er$ea d&rec+ la .&n+%0 ur *&
s&/(lu &)a 5/(u*ca+ cu cuv&n+e (e ce& d-& $ard&en&0
"N&c&-da+% s% nu u/,l& cu /%nu*& cu -a/en& de +ea(a l-r"1 4-n4%&a el0
Da1 $eneralul /eu 4%cea ce v-&a cu -r&ce -/ d&n d&v&'&a n-as+r%0
Se/na /anda+e de e=ecu.&e 4%r% ca /%car s% le c&+easc%0 Or&cu/1 nu (rea
(&erdea/ /ul+ +&/( cu $enul %s+a de +re,ur&0
e c-r&d-r1 ne)a/ l-v&+ de (re-+ul ca+-l&c1 care era a+3+ de $ras 5nc3+ se
le$%na +-+ +&/(ul0 F&ecare ,uca+% d&n el +re/ura ca - (&4+&e0 Generalul /eu
s)a -(r&+ (e c-r&d-r1 4%r% a lua 5n sea/% salu+ul (re-+ulu&0
"Va s% '&c%1 +u e*+&1 venera,&le (%r&n+e9 Nu (rea +e)ar%.& des1 dar
(r-,a,&l c% e*+& -cu(a+ (re$%+&nd dru/ul (en+ru a+3.&a s-lda.& care cad
(en+ru Va+erland2"
"rea ,&ne1 Herr General2" 5n$%&/a (&erdu+ (&l-+ul ceresc1 ar%+3nd de
(arc% era $a+a s% dea (e l-c -r+uK (-(&&0
La vederea (re-+ulu& /&l&+ar1 $eneralul /eu care)*& v3r3se $3+ul s%u
lun$ 5n $uler *&)l 5n%l.% d&n+r)- da+% *&)*& 5n*uru,% /a& 'drav%n /-n-clul 5n
-c8&0
"Da1 +re,u&e c% e*+& 4-ar+e -cu(a+1 venera,&le (%r&n+e"1 &)a scu&(a+ el0
N%r&le nasulu& s%u ,-rc%na+ 4re/%+au de (arc% ar 4& /&r-s&+ un 8-&+0
"#-canc&& nu .&)s lus+ru&.&1 dar (r-,a,&l c% d-/n&& d&n De+a*a/en+ul
re-.&l-r au al+ re$ula/en+ de ec8&(are cu care eu nu)s -,&*nu&+2 Tre& '&le
c-nse/n 5n ca'ar/%1 venera,&le (%r&n+e1 *& d&n -r%)n -r% +e ve& (re'en+a la
a$8&-+an+ul /eu cu c&'/ele ,&ne lus+ru&+e *& cu ec8&(a/en+ul lun%0 E
(-s&,&l s% .& se 4& (er/&s s% +e)nv3r.& nere$&/en+al de 6e$-s 5n d&v&'&a d&n
care)a& ven&+1 dar a&c&1 5n d&v&'&a /ea1 nu2"
A*a c% l)a/ l%sa+ ,al+% (e dra$-nul lu& Isus s% 6udece s&+ua.&a0 Du(% ce)
a/ (lesn&+ de c3+eva -r& cu crava*a c&'/ele n-as+re de c%l%r&e1 a/ -rd-na+
6-cur& de r%',-& (en+ru +-a+% $arn&'-ana0 A*a -,&*nu&a/ s% 4ace/ de
4&ecare da+% c3nd -4&.er&& ur/au s)- &a (e c-a6%0 C3nd a/ a6uns1 erau
aduna.& cu +-.&&0 Generalul /eu se (r&ce(ea la $enul %s+a de ac.&un&0 Era
5n+-+deauna s+%(3n (e s&+ua.&e0 N&/en& nu)l 4en+a n&c&-da+%0 Eu +re,u&a s%
su(rave$8e' ceasul de car+-n1 a*a c% avea/ - &/a$&ne ,un% asu(ra
even&/en+el-r1 *& /% a*e'ase/ 5n a*a 4el 5nc3+ s% (-+ +ra$e d&n c3nd 5n c3nd
cu -c8&ul 4%r% ca e& s% ,a$e de sea/%0 D&v&'&a n-as+r% avea cea /a& ,un%
lad% cu n&s&( d&n +-a+% ar/a+a0 A avu+ $r&6% $eneralul /eu de as+a0 Erau
ac-l- 'ec& de r3ur&1 4luv&&1 +unur&1 +ancur&J *& (e +-+ l-cul (-dur& (e care le
(u+ea/ arunca 5n aer su, nasul &na/&culu&0
Generalul /eu a (r&v&+ /ul+% vre/e cu r%u+a+e 4e.ele cr&s(a+e d&n 6urul
/ese& de r%',-&0 A(-& le)a .&nu+ un d&scurs &n+er/&na,&l des(re ce se va
5n+3/(la dac% Ger/an&a se va ale$e1 ca de -,&ce&1 cu curul +%,%c&+ de c%+re
du*/an&& n-*+r& /&'era,&l&0
"De da+a as+a)*& v-r ,ea ,erea d&n .es+ele n-as+re1 a (re'&s el0 Or$anele
n-as+re se=uale v-r dec-ra '&dur&le (-(-+el-r l-r -4&.ere*+&0 Dar ) 6ur% el (e
/-n-clul n-s+ru )1 5na&n+e de a se a6un$e (3n% ac-l- ) *& 5ndur%)se D-/nul
s% nu se 5n+3/(le " as+4el1 ad%u$% el cu +-nul unu& ar8&e(&sc-( )1 +re,u&e s%
ave/ $r&6% ca du*/an&& s% ne cun-asc%0 O s%)& ,-/,ard%/ cu 4-c d&n
ar+&ler&a cu ra'% lun$% ) e=(l&ca el1 (l&/,3ndu)*& de$e+ul ar%+%+-r 5nc-ace *&)
nc-l- (e /asa de s&/ulare0 A(-& ,l&nda+ele n-as+re v-r 5na&n+a 5n+r)-
4-r/a.&e n&/&c&+-are 5n 4-r/% de V0 Tigerii n-*+r& $re& le v-r +%&a (-4+a de
r%',-&0 e ce& r%/a*& 5& v-/ 'dr-,& su, *en&lele +unur&l-r au+-(r-(ulsa+e1
&ar (e ce& ascun*& 5& v-/ (r%6& cu arunc%+-arele de 4l%c%r&"0 B&)a +r3n+&+
ar%+%+-rul (e un sa+1 d&s+ru$3ndu)l d&n+r)- l-v&+ur%0
T-.& -4&.er&& (r&veau +r&*+& 5n d&rec.&a sa+ulu& 'dr-,&+0 Vede.& v-&1
(-r.&unea aceea era +er&+-r&u $er/an1 cu vac& $er/ane *& cu .%ran& de)a&
n-*+r& r-+-4e&0
"Ger/an&a nu va ca(&+ula n&c&-da+%1 d-/n&l-r1 ,%$a.& la ca(2" *u&era
$eneralul /eu1 l%s3nd /-n-clul n-s+ru s%)& cad% d&n -c8&0 De-da+% *&)a da+
sea/a ce +3/(en&& 5ndru$%0 Du(% - scur+% (au'% 5n cursul c%re&a a (ede(s&+
c3.&va l-c-+enen.& /u+3ndu)& la &n4an+er&e ) 4&&ndc% c8&c-+&ser% la - (-ves+e
de*uc8ea+% )1 &)a 4%cu+ se/n *e4ulu& de s+a+)/a6-r1 "M&s+re.ul" ) - (r%6&n%
usca+% de $eneral)/a&-r cu un (&c&-r .ea(%n *& cu un (las+ure (e)un -c8& )1
care a (relua+ c-/anda *& s&/ulacrul de r%',-& s)a (-rn&+0
r&/ul a (%.&+)- un R&++/e&s+er care 5na&n+a (rea re(ede0 C-n4und3nd
(r-(r&&le l&n&& cu cele ale &na/&culu&1 a l%sa+ c3+eva S+uDas s%)& (aradeasc%
(r-(r&ul c-r( de ,l&nda+e1 care (re$%+ea - a/,uscad% asu(ra un-r +ancur&
T)HL ale &na/&culu&0 <n aceea*& n-a(+e1 R&++/e&s+erul res(ec+&v v%rsa
lacr&/& a/are 5n+r)un re$&/en+ de l&n&a)n+3&0 Generalul /eu nu &)a ac-rda+
n&c& /%car (er/&s&a re$ula/en+ar% de +re& '&le0 Cu n-&1 n&/en& nu se s&/.ea
5n s&$uran.%0 T-c/a& c3nd se ac&u&au /a& ,&ne la S+a+ul)Ma6-r *& c-n+au (e)
- v&a.% le6er%1 d&n+r)- da+% 5*& luau ',-rul s(re - un&+a+e de l&n&a)n+3& )
an+&ca/era Wal8alle&0
Ceva /a& +3r'&u1 un /a&-r *& +re& l-c-+enen.& s)au +re'&+ /u+a.& d&n
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(r&v&re d&s+ru$%+-are1 $eneral&ceasc%0
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care nu +re,u&a0 De)a,&a 5n /-/en+ul %la real&'ase c&ne era -as(e+ele d&n
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(ara*u+&*+&& 5n l-cul n-s+ru"0
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de (r-+es+0
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duce 5n 4a.a Cur.&& Mar.&ale2"
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$eneralul /eu1 de (arc% ar 4& 4-s+ Mar&us 5n (ers-an% (e c3/(ur&le
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c8&-ra la n-&0
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(ers-an%0 "#unul /eu (r&e+en ) a 5nce(u+ el1 s4redel&ndu)l cu (r&v&rea (e
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a(-& le s+r&cau d&n n-u0 Generalul /eu &)a cr-n-/e+ra+ cu +re& ceasur&0 S(re
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de+a*a+ cu "!! Husar&"1 %&a care aveau dre(+ c3n+ec de re$&/en+ "M-&se 5n
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s(ec&al0 e ur/% a/ &n+ra+ 5n un&4-r/a n-as+r% de $arn&'-an% *&)a/ (leca+
la ,&ser&c% (en+ru a)& da *& Feld/arsc8allulu& Du/ne'eu ce & se cuv&ne0 Dar
c3nd ne)a/ 5n+-rs1 ne a*+e(+a - sur(r&'% ur3.&c%0 <n+re$ S+a+ul)Ma6-r se 4-&a
de c-l-)c-l-0 T-.& ur/au s% (lece 5n d&rec.&a Es+1 *& nu (en+ru a 4& /a&
a(r-a(e de r%s%r&+ul s-arelu&0
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c-/and%2"
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(e cale s%)*& u/(le *& n%dra$&&0 F%r% un cuv3n+1 &)a 5n+&ns - scr&s-are 4ru/-s
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/eu s)a ,u8%&+ ,rusc *& 4alca & s)a ca/ l%sa+ (es+e Crucea de Cavaler0 Be4ul
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arunca+e2"
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c3+eva adev%rur& crun+e "-/ulu& d&n #raunau"0
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"Musa& c%)& ceva &/(-r+an+"1 a s(us $eneralul /eu1 aran63ndu)*&
c%c&ul&.% de n-a(+e re$ula/en+ar% 5n a*a 4el 5nc3+ -r%+an&a ,r-da+% cu 4&r
aur&u s% 4&e (e aceea*& d&rec.&e cu nasul s%u acv&l&n0
Era General der In4an+er&e #ur$d-r41 *e4ul (ers-nalulu&1 care avea c8e4
de +a&4as cu n-&0 <n &erar8&e1 era cun-scu+ su, nu/ele de "E/&nen.a
Cenu*&e"0
Generalul /eu a 4%cu+ 4e.e)4e.e *& nasul s%u c-r-&a+ &)a deven&+ a'ur&u
5n +&/(ul "+a&4asulu&KK0
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avea s% se alea$% cu d&s+&nsa lu& r&d&c8e 4reca+% de /a& /are dra$ul0 Du(%
ce General #ur$d-r4 a 5nc8&s +ele4-nul1 a/ r%/as /ul+% vre/e +%cu.& *&)a/
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5n.ele(+ s% ,a.& +-,a1 s+r&$3nd 5n $ura /are ce $3nde*+&0 O $r%/ad% de ne/.&
au /&erl&+ d&n (r&c&na as+a d&n !MHH 5nc-ace0
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n-as+r% u*-ar% de serv&c&u *&)a/ scr&s scr&s-r&0
C3nd s)a &.&+ *& s-arele s% vad% ce se /a& 5n+3/(lase cu ,%+r3na
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era aran6a+ 5n /&6l-cul /a(e& de ,&r-u1 c-n4-r/ n%ravulu& d&n cavaler&a
(rusac%0
"&s+-lul /eu de serv&c&u2 a s(us $eneralul (e un +-n sever0
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l)a/ 5nc%rca+ *& &)a/ c-,-r3+ (&ed&ca de s&$uran.%0 e ur/% & l)a/ 5n/3na+
$eneralulu&0
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ur/%r& (r-$resele2"
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*la(&0 F&e ca -n-ra,&lul n-s+ru /-n-clu s% r%/3n% ne(%+a+2" e ur/% *&)a
dus (&s+-lul la 4run+e 5n +&/( ce eu salu+a/1 5n a4ara l&n&e& de 4-c1 *& ne)a/
5/(u*ca+0
S+ra*n&c s)a (ur+a+ $eneralul /eu0 A 4-s+ de)a dre(+ul 4an+as+&c1 '%u a*a0
D-ar era $eneralul /eu0 Tre& $l-an.e au +recu+ (r&n cran&ul s%u de
c-/andan+ de -*+& *& de)a,&a a+unc& ne)a c%'u+ /-n-clul0 C3+% s-le/n&+a+e2
De n)a* 4& 4-s+ n&.el a,.&$u&+ de la c-n&acul d&n care *+er(el&se/ -lecu.%1
cred c)a* 4& (l3ns0
L)a/ d&c8&s&+ 4ru/-s1 &)a/ (us ,-ne+a (e /ansard% *&1 du(% /ul+%
,%+a&e de ca(1 a/ reu*&+ s%)& 4&=e' re$ula/en+ar /-n-clul0 A(-& a/ alar/a+
Car+&erul General0
Au a(%ru+ cu +-.&&1 au (-cn&+ d&n c%lc3&e *& au salu+a+1 (-+r&v&ndu)*& (e
4e.e cu+ele re$ula/en+are de (%rere de r%u0 3n% *& a$8&-+an+ul ) ne/ern&cul
%la ,les+e/a+ ) cl%+&na d&n ca( cu a+3+a +r&s+e.e 5nc3+ +-a+e c&ca+r&cele sale
/ensur
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de (e 4%lc& 5& +re/urau ca n&*+e .&(ar& 5n (&4+&e0
R&lele ur/%+-are s)a lucra+ 4e,r&l la (re$%+&rea 4uneral&&l-r $eneralulu&
/eu *& /-n-clulu& n-s+ru0 A/ &ns(ec+a+ cu+&&le de "(a *& (us&"*& a/ ales1 5n
cele d&n ur/%1 - d&+a/a& ,u+uru$% de s&cr&u d&n+r)un s+r%vec8& s+e6ar $er/an
cu un *&r lun$ de cruc& de 4&er c&-(l&+e de 6ur)5/(re6ur0 A +re,u&+ s%
r%sc-lesc 6u/%+a+e d&n Ger/an&a (3n% s% $%sesc - (ern&.% d&n ca+&4ea r-*&e
(e care s% a*e' d-vleacul $eneralulu&0 Or&ce s)ar s(une1 se descurcase
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c-r(-ra+&s+ulu&1 *& 5n +&/(ul c%ru&a era v&'a+% d-ar 4a.a ;n#t#<#
,&n&*-r 5n d-u% r%',-a&e /-nd&ale *& n&c& 5n v&a.a c&v&l% nu r%/%sese c8&ar
c-da*0
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(arad%1 5na&n+e ca a$8&-+an+ul s% se declare /ul.u/&+0 Avea/ - sa,&e a
na&,&& de .ea(%n%0 O s(ad% de -n-are d&n Le&,8usaren
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c-lec.&-nar ca(&u ar 4& ,%$a+ cu s&$uran.% /3na ad3nc 5n ,u'unar (en+ru ea0
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$eneralulu& /eu1 5n a*a 4el 5nc3+ s% se r%s4r3n$% 5n ea 4l%c%r&le +-r.el-r0
Au s-s&+ de la #erl&n d-& (-(& /&l&+ar&1 c-ndu*& de %r&n+ele)General0
Erau cu +-.&& ,l&nda.& cu cruc&4&=e d&n aur *& al+e +r%sn%& care s%)& u*ure'e
$eneralulu& /eu dru/ul s(re Wal8alla0 S)a 4%cu+ +-+ ce era cu (u+&n.%
(en+ru a &e*& - 5n/-r/3n+are 4ru/-as%0 S&n$urul lucru cu care)a/ da+)-)n
,ar% au 4-s+ su4l%+-r&&0 Husar&& %&a a4ur&s&.& se (&+eau (e undeva (e 4r-n+ul de
es+1 l%s3ndu)se 4%cu.& 4%r3/e de c%+re %& de d&nc-l- *&1 ce)& /a& r%u1 +&(ul de
la +-,a /are - 5n+&nsese la &na/&c0 B&)a lua+ *& +-,a cu el0 E&1 - 4an4ar% a
unu& re$&/en+ de cavaler&e 4%r% +-,% nu 4ace d-& ,an&2 S(er d&n +-a+% &n&/a
s%)l 5n8a.e -da+% *&)-da+% (-l&.a&& /&l&+ar& *& s%)l a+3rne l3n$% ce&lal.&
de'er+-r& /&'era,&l&0 Ar 4& (u+u+ /%car s% ne lase +-,a0 E (r-(r&e+a+e
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-n-are0 Erau *ase0 S+%+eau .e(en& ca n&*+e s+a+u& 5n 6urul $eneralulu& /eu1
care '%cea 5n+&ns1 d&s+r3ndu)se 5n Sala Cereasc% de e+recer& a Cavaler&l-r0
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LH
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Crucea de F&er cu "4urcul&.% *& cu.&+"
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&ar 5n (&c&-are avea c&'/e d&n (&ele
4&n%1 cu (&n+en& de ar$&n+0 V% s(un eu c% era cel /a& n-s+&/ cadavru (e care
v&)l (u+e.& &/a$&na0 </,r%ca+ cu/ era1 $eneralul /eu ar 4& (u+u+ ',ura dre(+
5n Wal8alla (en+ru a (-rn& un e=erc&.&u de alar/% care s% 5nc&n$% la r-*u
du*u/eaua Ra&ulu& su, +%l(&le 5n$er&l-r0
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ca(0 Eu v-&a/ s%)& (un casca sa de -.el0 De)a&a - *& d%duse/ la v-(s&+0 <ns%
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LH
-ur le /er&+e ) 5nal+% d&s+&nc.&e d&n +&/(ul (r&/ulu& r%',-& /-nd&al0
LL
"Crucea de F&er cu 4run'e de s+e6ar *& s(ade" ) cea /a& 5nal+% d&s+&nc.&e /&l&+ar%
$er/an% ;n#t#<#
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sc8&/-n-s&ndu)*& 5ns(re /&ne c&ca+r&cele sale /ensur0
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la 4-c au+-/a+0 Era a+3+ de
4ur&-s 5nc3+ ar 4& 4-s+ 5n s+are s% s(ar$% nuc& de c-c-s cu 4undul *& s% 5n$8&+%
/&e'ul (e unde nu +re,u&a0 r&n+re (&c%+ur& 5/& des+%&nu&a ce crede el des(re
/&ne0 </& venea s%)& re(ed una 5n ,-+1 dar nu /er&+a0 Era R&++/e&s+er *& /)
ar 4& (u+u+ v3r5 la ,ec& c3+ a& cl&(& dac% &)a* 4& ras - la,%0
"L-v&)+e)ar +-a+e /-l&/ele d&n .ara as+a2 *u&era el0 Dac% +e)a* vedea
a$%.a+ 5n+r)- ca(can% (en+ru ur*&1 +e)a* l%sa ac-l- s% cr%(&0 S% *+&&1 Mar+&n1
c% +e)a*+ea(+% - s-ar+% cu/(l&+%0 De 5nda+% ce $eneralul va 4& 5n (%/3n+1 -
s%).& &e& valea s(re 4r-n+ul de r%s%r&+ a+3+ de re(ede 5nc3+ ve& s+3rn& 5n ur/%
n-r& de (ra40 B&)- s% $%sesc cea /a& cr3ncen% *& /a& /&'era,&l% un&+a+e 5n
care s% +e +r&/&+2 O un&+a+e care -(erea'% 5n s(a+ele l&n&&l-r &na/&ce 5n
un&4-r/ele l-r *& 4ace +-a+e lucrur&le care sun+ &n+er'&se (r&n c-nven.&&le de
r%',-&0 Cred c)ar 4& +-c/a& ce).& +re,u&e0 F&& (re$%+&+1 Mar+&n1 n&c& c8&ar
/&n+ea +a ,-lnav% nu (-a+e c-nce(e ce le 4ac ru*&& (-rc&l-r de +ea(a +a
dac%)& (r&nd ascun'3ndu)se 5n un&4-r/a l-r2"
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$3d&l% n&.el la ,-a*e cu un ,ar-s s+ra*n&c0 e ur/% 5.& v3r% un 4&r elec+r&c 5n
$%-a'% 5n a*a 4el 5nc3+ l&/,r&c&& 5.& 6-ac% ,%+u+a 5n 6urul 8e/-r-&'&l-r (3n%
s% a(uc& +u s% '&c& of= B& eu a/ +recu+ de c3+eva -r& (r&n as+a1 d-/nule1 dar
(3n% acu/ se vede +rea,a c)a/ avu+ '&le0 Or&cu/1 .&n s%)& /ul.u/esc
d-/nulu& R&++/e&s+er1 s% +r%&.&1 (en+ru +-a+e ur%r&le sale c%ldur-ase *& s%)/&
e=(r&/ s(eran.a c% ne v-/ re5n+3ln& cu ,ucur&e 5n $r-a(a c-/un% a
er-&l-r"0
<*& undu&a 5ns(re /&ne c&ca+r&cele sale /ensur ca (e)- +ra&s+% cu *er(&0
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c3nd a ven&+ *e4ul de S+a+)Ma6-r *& &)a s(us s%)*& .&n% $ura0
"Dac% nu +e -(re*+&1 - s%)l +re'e*+& (e $eneral"1 l)a (reven&+ el0
Generalul /eu '%cea ac-l- 5n+&ns *&)l durea 5n 4und1 5n vre/e ce
5n+rea$a $arn&'-an% +recea (e l3n$% el s%)& s(un% (a *& (us&0 Veneau de
a(r-a(e *& de de(ar+e1 5*& (-cneau c%lc3&ele1 '-rn%&au d&n s%,&& *& s+%+eau cu
ca(ul a(leca+0 Un&& d&n+re e& ,-ceau1 c8&(ur&le1 ca s% ne d%/ n-& sea/a c3+
LG
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de +are 5l &u,&ser% e& (e $eneralul /eu0 N&*+e /&nc&n-*& *& (re4%cu.& cu +-.&&0
Nu era unul care n)ar 4& 4er&c&+ dac% l)ar vedea (e $eneralul /eu
(er(el&ndu)se 5n suc (r-(r&u 5n &ad0
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*ase ca& ne$r&0 Se urlau c-/en'&1 s%,&&le au 4-s+ 5ndre(+a+e s(re (%/3n+ *&
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/eu care ar%+a /&nuna+ *& scu/( 5n cu+&a lu& de va/(&r0
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S+a+)Ma6-r0 B&)a/ (-rn&+)- s(re ,&ser&ca de $arn&'-an%0
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5n$r%/%d&+0 Eu 4usese/ (us (e l&,er0
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(r-s+e*+e0 Era FeldSe,el1 cu +-a+e c% nu era dec3+ &n4an+er&s+0
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s3n$e0"
"Ra8a+2 $3ndea/ eu0 Ne)-/ 5n+3ln& (-a+e (e 4r-n+ul de es+2"
<n ,&ser&ca $arn&'-ane& ardeau n&*+e lu/3n%r& -,e'e de c3+e d-& /e+r&
5n%l.&/e1 *& 4an4ara &n4an+er&e& c3n+a n&*+e /ar*ur& le*&na+e de (%rere de r%u0
Era ceva de G-e+8e sau C8-(&n0 Nu *+&u ce se c3n+a1 dar 5n -r&ce ca' ceva
4-ar+e +r&s+0 Dac)a* 4& 4-s+ 5n l-cul $eneralulu& /eu *& ar 4& +re,u&+ s% dec-le'
s(re Wal8alla1 a* 4& (-runc&+ s% /& se c3n+e ceva s%l+%re. *&)a* 4& adus un
ne$r-+e& d&n A/er&ca s%)& '&c% un s-l-0 Un ,lues1 as+a)& - +rea,% care).&
/er$e la &n&/%0 A*a ceva 5.& d% 4&-r& c3nd e*+& (e ul+&/ul dru/2
O dr-a&e de &nd&v&'& 5n un&4-r/% *& 5n c&v&l /&*unau 5n+r)un dans
r%',-&n&c 5n 6urul un&4-r/e& de le/n a $eneralulu& /eu0 3n% *& Mar&na era
de 4a.%0 B& c3.&va 6a(-ne'& cu -c8& +e*&.&0 Dac% nu ne)ar 4& 4-s+ &/(us
r%',-&ul1 ar 4& 4-s+ *& ru*&1 *& en$le'&0 Cu +-.&& erau a/&c& de)a& $eneralulu&
/eu0
es+e cu+&a de va/(&r a 4-s+ 5n+&ns s+ea$ul de r%',-&0 Deasu(ra +r-na
(ern&.a r-*&e de ca+&4ea0 F%cuse/ r-s+ de ea de la - ,a,% d&n #&ele4eld+0 <&
slu6&se (&s&c&& e& dre(+ culcu*0 #-s+anul $eneralulu& '%cea (e ea 5n +-a+%
s(lend-area lu&0 S(ada de -n-are *& casca de -.el s+r%luceau (recu/ ra8a+ul
de /3.% 5n lu/&na lun&& une& n-(.& de (r&/%var%0 Ia(a $eneralulu& /eu1
Ma$da 4usese *& ea &nv&+a+% la (e+recere0
7 <n ,&ser&c%9 &n+erv&ne #%+r3nul ulu&+0
7 Nu1 4&r)ar s% 4&e0 Ea r%/%sese a4ar% la +aclale cu cele *ase $l-a,e de la
Ar+&ler&e0
e ur/% s)a (-rn&+ s(ec+ac-lul (r-(r&u)'&s0 O $ard% de -n-are d&n
an'er)Grenad&er& *&)au 5ndre(+a+ +unur&le c%+re cer *&)au sl-,-'&+ - salv%
c%+re Wal8alla0 A/ 5n.eles c% era se/nalul (en+ru desc8&derea (-r.&l-r
Ra&ulu&1 ca s% a&,% $eneralul /eu l-c de)n+-rs c3nd - a6un$e ac-l-0 Du(%
ce s+ea$ur&le au c-,-r3+ 5n ,ern%1 -r$a s)a (-rn&+ s% c3n+e la l&/&+a de sus a
dec&,el&l-r0 Urla *& 83r3&a 5n ase/enea 8al 5nc3+ *& cel /a& /are (r-s+%nac
de 4a.% +re,u&e c)a (r&ce(u+ c% 5n/-r/3n+area unu& $eneral e - a4acere c3+
se (-a+e de s-le/n%0
A(-& s)a +re'&+ v-r,&nd (re-+ul /&l&+ar0 R&cea ceva des(re Du/ne'eu *&
s)a a(uca+ s% e=(l&ce cu/ c% D-/nul a 4-s+ (rusac de c3nd se *+&e *& c% de)
a&a e el /ereu de (ar+ea n-as+r%0 S)a 5/,3rl&$a+ n&.el *&)a 4%cu+ - var'% d&n
Du/ne'eul en$le'&l-r *& d&n %s+a al n-s+ru0 S)au $%s&+ *& un&& care s%
/-r/%&e0 <n+r)un r%',-& /-nd&al e lucru $rav s% 4ra+ern&'e'& cu Du/ne'eul
cel-r de d&nc-l-0
7 A*a e1 se ,a$% -r+a 5n v-r,%1 unde)a/ a6un$e dac% 6u/%+a+e d&n
+-l-/ac&& de ne/.& ar s(-r-v%& n-a(+ea cu Du/ne'eul en$le'9 B& sc-.&en&&
s)ar 5nc8&na +&(ulu& $er/an9 Ce 8ara,a,ur% ar &e*& d&n+r)un r%',el /-nd&al
5n care s)ar 5n+3/(la a*a ceva2
7 re-+ul /&l&+ar a +recu+ la /us+a.% (e l3n$% 5nal+a +r%dare cu
s(-r-v%&ala sa des(re Du/ne'eul en$le'1 c-n+&nu% Gre$-r0 3n% c3nd
%r&n+ele)General l)a $-n&+ (e d-,&+-c de la al+arul @l)de)Sus)ulu& $er/an0
Cred c% la -ra as+a e (e undeva (e 4r-n+ul de es+ *&)a u&+a+ cu +-+ul de
Du/ne'eul en$le'0
E(&sc-(ul %s+a al Ar/a+e& &)a da+ cu adev%ra+ $eneralulu& /eu ceea ce &
se cuvenea0 A/ *+&u+ d&n+-+deauna c% sun+e/ $r-'av&1 dar n&c&-da+% n)a/
,%nu&+ s% sun+e/ c8&ar a+3+ de $r-'av& (e c3+ ne)a 5n4%.&*a+ %r&n+ele)
GeneralC
"F&e ca $eneralul s% v&e.u&asc% 5n a/&n+&rea (-(-rulu& $er/an
ase/enea des+-&n&culu& *& dev-+a+ulu& c-nduc%+-r de -*+& care)a 4-s+ )
+r-/(e+a (&l-+ul ceresc1 (r%v%l&ndu)*& (u/nul (e /uc8&a a/v-nulu&0
Generalul a 4-s+ &u,&+ de c%+re -a/en&& s%&J l)au ur/a+ la ,&ne *& la r%u *& au
/ur&+ la (&c&-arele sale '3/,&nd"0
Eu &)a* 4& (u+u+ s(une cu +-+ul al+ceva0 )%& de &)a/ v%'u+ eu d3nd -r+uK
(-(&&1 nu r3deau0 Nu1 %&a r3n6eau1 ar%+3ndu)*& d&n.&&2
"Cea /a& 4ru/-as% /-ar+e (e care)- (-a+e avea c&neva )1 c3r3&a
.3rc-vn&cul %s+a val-r-s ) e a+unc& c3nd cade 5n lu(+% (en+ru Va+erland0
Generalul care (leac% d&n r3ndur&le n-as+re (en+ru a /%r*%lu& sus *& a se
al%+ura Mar&& Ar/a+e d&n cer a 4-s+ 5nc% d&n 4ra$ed% ucen&c&e - ra'% de
lu/&n% (en+ru +&nere+ul $er/an1 un r%',-&n&c ne5n4r&ca+ *& e=e/(lar"0
Ma& ,&ne de)- 6u/%+a+e de -r% &)a +-+ da+ 5na&n+e des(re /&nuna+a
/-ar+e1 dra$a de ea0 e ur/% &)a ven&+ r3ndul ur/%+-rulu& .3rc-vn&c /&l&+ar0
@s+a era un 4el de Hau(+4eldSe,el al (-(&l-r0
"S% ne ru$%/2 ',&era el cu - v-ce care)ar 4& 6u/ul&+ (enele de (e ar&(&le
+u+ur-r 5n$er&l-r d&n cer0 <n $enunc8& (en+ru ru$%c&une2 A-s c%*+&le2"
A*a c)a/ 5n$enunc8ea+1 cu /uc8&a d&nd%r%+ a c%*+&l-r n-as+re de -.el
(lasa+% re$ula/en+ar l3n$% al +re&lea nas+ure al +un&c&& de sus 5n 6-s1
c-n4-r/ Re$ula/en+ulu& Ar/a+e&1 (ara$ra4ul serv&c&ulu& /&l&+ar rel&$&-s0
Un FeldSe,el *& d-& O,er$e4re&+er& au 4-s+ sc-*& la ra(-r+ de c%+re a$8&-+an+
(en+ru c% au r3s 5n +&/(ul (-'&.&e& (en+ru ru$%c&une0
"A/&n2" a +una+ (re-+ul0
"R&d&ca.& c-*c&u$K2" a -rd-na+ *e4ul de S+a+)Ma6-r0 Base l-c-+enen.& *&)
au scu&(a+ 5n (al/e1 au s%l+a+ cu+&a de ad&- (e u/er& *&)au (-rn&+
5/(le+&c&ndu)se a4ar% d&n ,&ser&c%0
N&n$ea0 F%r%)nd-&al% c% Du/ne'eul $er/an v-&a s%)& a/&n+easc%
$eneralulu& /eu de a4ur&s&+a Rus&e1 unde)a lua+)- de c3+eva -r& (e c-a6%
(r&/ul s%u c-r( de ar/a+%0 A4e+ul de +un s)a urn&+ cu $eneralul /eu (e el1
dar nu)l (u+ea duce (3n% la $r-a(%0 Vede.& v-&1 c&/&+&rul ,&ser&c&&
$arn&'-ane& se a4la (e c-a/a un-r dealur&0 Ac-l-1 sus1 erau 5n$r-(a.& ce&
/a& /ar& $ran$ur& a& ne/.&l-r0 Un&& d&n+re e& aveau 5n (ardes&ele l-r d&n
sc3ndur& *& c3+e)un ,as+-n de /are*al0 Dar ce& *ase ca& nu erau de a6uns
(en+ru a +ra$e a4e+ul (e c-as+a a,ru(+%0 Ma$da era s&n$ura care 4%cea 4a.%0
Se s+r-4-ca1 5na&n+3nd1 dar cu un c-ncer+ 5n+re$ de $343&el& *& 4-rn%&+ur&0 D&n
c3nd 5n c3nd /a& +r%$ea *& c3+e)- ,%*&n% *&1 5n cur3nd1 5n+rea$a (r-ces&une
4unerar% (u+ea a ,ale$% de cal0 De c3+eva -r& a aluneca+ (e c-(&+e *&)a
s+r-(&+ cu 'l-a+% +-a+% /3ndre.ea de un&4-r/e0 Tu4ele *& s%lc&&le (l3n$%+-are
se 5nc-v-&au su, (-vara '%(e'&& ude1 *& c%r%r&le a,ru(+e ale c&/&+&rulu& erau
d&n cale)a4ar% de alunec-ase0 L-c-+enen.&& care c%rau lada va/(&rulu& 5*&
.&neau anev-&e ec8&l&,rul0
"Nu (u+ea *& +&c%l-sul %s+a cu sa,&e s%)*& aran6e'e 5n$r-(%c&unea 5n+r)-
'& cu s-are9" scr3*nea un l-c-+enen+ de &n4an+er&e1 4ur&-s0
"<n+-+deauna a 4-s+ un ra8a+1 un ne/ern&c -rd&nar &)a *-(+&+ -4&.erul d&n
s(a+ele lu&1 un Leu+nan+ d&n c-r(ul de /-+-c&cl&*+&0
Nu ne)a da+ (ace c3+ a 4-s+ v&u1 *& n&c& acu/1 /%car c%)& /-r+1 +-+ nu ne
las%2"
"S(urc%c&unea Sa d&n Iad1 - s%)l 5nc&n$% cu/ +re,u&e"1 a 4%$%du&+ un
Leu+nan+ de ar+&ler&e de (e (ar+ea cealal+% a s&cr&ulu&0
Vul+ur&& de /ar/ur% (&s+ru&a.& se u&+au &nd&4eren.& la (r-ces&une1 &ar
5n$er&& cu +r%s%+ur& (rusace (r&veau cu /3ndr&e 5n 6ur0 <n c&/&+&rul a/ena6a+
5n cur+ea ,&ser&c&& de $arn&'-an%1 se vedea c&ne era c&neva *& c&ne nu era
dec3+ un 4lu&er%)v3n+0 @*+&a d&n ur/% n)aveau dec3+ - cruce (r%(%d&+% de
+&n&c8ea sau le/n0 C3+e un&& aveau -n-area de)a l& se (r-.%(& - casc% de -.el
5n v3r4ul cruc&& %le&a a&ur&+e0 Un c-/andan+ de c-/(an&e avea un 4el de
c-l-an% de (&a+r%1 cu - Cruce de F&er c&-(l&+% 5n ea1 5n vre/e ce -4&.er&& de
s+a+)/a6-r erau r%s(l%+&.& cu un ,-l-van de $ran&+ cu -r%+an&a (e el *& cu e
scur+% /en.&-nare a l-cur&l-r 5n care)au 4%cu+ (e er-&& (en+ru lac-/ul
Va+erland0 General&& aveau +-ne de /ar/ur% (e /-r/3n+ *& c-l.are c-l-ra+e
cu le& sau vul+ur& cu cele /a& cu/(l&+e 4&$ur& (e care *& le (-a+e 5nc8&(u&
c&neva0 Dar Feld/arsc8all&& ,%+eau +-a+e rec-rdur&le0 #l-cur& ur&a*e de
$ran&+ erau (r%v%l&+e (es+e e&1 cu ,as+-ane scul(+a+e 5n /ar/ur%1
5n$r%/%d&+e deasu(ra une& $&$an+&ce Cruc& de F&er0 Ce /a& (l&/,are a/
+ras (r&n c&/&+&rul %la de (e deal2 R%(ada ne ,&c&u&a $ulerul un&4-r/e&1
6uc3ndu)se de)a Era Glac&ar% (e s(&n%r&le n-as+re0
La (r&/ul (-(as (e c-as+a dealulu&1 /&)a/ a/&n+&+ ,rusc c% $eneralul
/eu 5/& (-runc&se s% c3n+ 5na&n+e de)a)l 4& v3r3+ 5n $r-a(%0 A/ +ras c3+eva
$3+ur& 'dravene de *l&,-v&.% d&n+r)- ,u+elc% (e care)- adusese/ cu /&ne1
(en+ru a &n+ra 5n s+area de s(&r&+ (-+r&v&+%0
Un O,ers+ de la Car+&erul General al FP8rerulu& a c%'u+ 5n 4und *&)a
lua+)- la vale1 alunec3nd (e +urul n%dra$&l-r0 C3nd1 5n cele d&n ur/%1 a
reu*&+ s% se (un% d&n n-u (e (&c&-are *& s%)*& de'n-ade (&n+en&&1 & s)a
5ncurca+ sa,&a 5n+re .url-a&e *& a (&ca+ d&n n-u0
Mer$ea/ de(ar+e 5n ur/a (r-ces&un&&0 A*a (-runc&se a$8&-+an+ul0
R&cea c% -4&.er&& su(er&-r& ar su4er& de &nsu4&c&en.% res(&ra+-r&e dac)ar 4& s&l&.&
s% +ra$% 5n (&e(+ acela*& aer cu /&ne0 La cel de)al *a(+elea $3+ de *l&,-v&.%1
/&)a sc%(a+ - r3$3&+ur% n&.el ca/ +are0 Un O,ers+leu+nan+ s)a 5n+-rs *& /)a
(r&v&+ sur(r&ns0 Era unul d&n $ran$ur&& de s+a+)/a6-r cu dun$& r-*&& (e
n%dra$&0 I)a s(us ceva unu& 8-d-r-$ de $eneral)/a&-r care .-(%&a *& el (e)
ac-l- ca *& cu/ ar 4& avu+ c&'/ele (l&ne cu ra8a+0 Acu/ se u&+au a/3nd-& la
/&ne1 de (arc% le l&c%rea 5n (r&v&r& - Cur+e Mar.&al%0 Dar (3n% s% a(uce e& s%
,a$e 83r+&e 5n /a*&na de scr&s *& s%)ncea(% s% d&c+e'e eu era/ de /ul+ 5n
Rus&a1 *& c&ne na&,a e)n s+are s% dea de ur/a cu&va (e)ac-l-9
C&v&l&& cu .&l&ndru *&)au sc-s cu +-.&& u/,relele0
D-a/ne1 cu/ /a& n&n$ea2 Generalul /eu *& /-n-clul n-s+ru au ales -
'& 4-ar+e ur3+% (en+ru ul+&/a (l&/,%r&c%0 e su, s%lc&&le 5nc%rca+e de '%(ad%
se)nv3r+eau c3.&va +&(& 5n (ardes&e d&n (&ele *& (%l%r&& de 4e+ru1 care se
4%ceau c% n)au +rea,%0 A&urea2 3n% *&)un ca(&u cu -r,ul $%&n&& 5*& (u+ea da
sea/a c% %*+&a erau cu -c8&&)n (a+ru0 C8&ar *& Ma$da $eneralulu& /eu a
s&/.&+ c% "D&av-lul *& Ges+a(-ul +r%$eau cu urec8ea"0 C3+ +&/( se /a&
vedeau s%lc&&le /elanc-l&ce *& (ardes&ele d&n (&ele1 n&/en& n)a sc-s - v-r,%1
dar du(% ce a/ l%sa+ +-a+e as+ea 5n ur/%1 (lu+ea 5n 6urul n-s+ru un /&r-s de
s(3n'ur%+-are0
Ceva /a& sus1 (e c%rarea a,ru(+%1 - d-a/n% 5n ne$ru de v&.% n-,&l%1
v-ala+%1 a c%'u+ 5n cur0 A lua+)- la vale ca un ,-, (e cale de)a s+a,&l& un
n-u rec-rd /-nd&al *& nu s)a -(r&+ dec3+ su, s%lc&&1 unde %&a 5n (ardes&e de)
a,&a a*+e(+au s% sal+e (e careva0 D-a/na cu v-alul ne$ru n)a /a& reven&+ la
(r-ces&une0
<n +&/( de +recea/ (e l3n$% /-nu/en+ul 5nc8&na+ r%',-&ulu& d&n !IO?)
!IO!1 nu *+&u cu/ s)a 4%cu+ c)a/ sl-,-'&+ - al+% r3$3&+ur%0 Era de)a dre(+ul
durer-s1 '%u a*a0 N)ar 4& +re,u&+ n&c&-da+% s% 8alesc "E&s,e&n /&+
SauerDrau+" 5na&n+e de)a (-rn& 5n /ar*ul (en+ru Wal8alla0
De)a,&a c3nd a/ lua+)- (e un urcu* 4-ar+e 5n$us+ *& a,ru(+1 /a&
de$ra,% un 4el de (-+ec% cu +re(+e d&n ,u*+en& 4-ar+e alunec-as%1 lucrur&le
au 5nce(u+ s% /ear$% ana(-da0 Un l-c-+enen+ de cavaler&e d&n+re ce& care
(ur+au s&cr&ul s)a 5ncurca+ 5n (&n+en& *&)a sl-,-'&+ un c8&u&+1 du(% care a
c%'u+ 5n 4und1 ur/a+ de un Leu+nan+ d&n Gen&*+& care /%r*%lu&a c8&ar 5n
s(a+ele lu&0 <n+rea$a (r-ces&une s)a -(r&+1 5n+re,3ndu)se ce)avea s% se /a&
5n+3/(le *&1 a4la.& de la /&ne1 s)au 5n+3/(la+ - $r%/ad% de c8es+&&1 *& 5nc%
5n+r)un +&/( rec-rd0 O4&.er&& c%r%u*& au 5ncerca+ cu d&s(erare s% se a$a.e de
cu+&a de le/n1 dar le)a sc%(a+ la vale1 ur/a+% de ce& *ase l-c-+enen.&0
"O(r&.&)l2 O(r&.&)l2" .&(au cu +-.&&0 A& 4& '&s c% $eneralul /eu e vreun
(un$a* care)- *+er$e cu (rada d&n+r)un /a$a'&n un&versal0 Un $eneral)
l-c-+enen+1 - /u/&e d&n !M!L1 care *edea *& el (e)ac-l-1 4rec3ndu)*&
$&n$&&le *+&r,e una de al+a1 a 4-s+ lua+ (e sus0 A +ras un c8&-+ ascu.&+ de (arc%
5n+re$ul Verdun *& +-a+% L&n&a S&$4r&ed &)ar 4& c%'u+ 5n ca(0 &cDel8au,e
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',ura+ 5n aer *& n)a /a& 4-s+ v%'u+% n&c&-da+%0 r-,a,&l c)a a6uns s% se
,%l%,%ne cu v3r4ul 5n4&(+ 5n d-sul S43n+ulu& e+ru0 Sa,&a sa (re&s+-r&c%
$arn&s&+% cu c&ucur& de /%+ase a ',ura+ 5n+r)- (ar+e 5n cl&(a 5n care cu+&a cu
$eneralul +recea a&d-/a unu& +anc (es+e /u/&a 5n un&4-r/%0 <n+rea$a
(r-ces&une ) cu v%lur&1 .&l&ndr& *& s%,&& de (arad% la su,su-ar% ) 4u$ea
/3nc3nd (%/3n+ul d&na&n+ea 4-s+ulu& /eu $eneral de +ea/% ca s&cr&ul care
venea d&n 5n%l.&/& s% nu le ru(% -asele0 <n 4run+e era Ma$da1 s(er&a+% de
/-ar+e de c%+re s&cr&ul ,ucluca*0 C8&ar *& 5n ul+&/a cl&(%1 $eneralul /eu
de/-ns+ra lu/&& 5n+re$& c% era -4&.er de +ancur& *&)*& d%dea (er4ec+ sea/a de
&/(-r+an.a unu& a+ac (r&n sur(r&ndere0 N)a sc8&/,a+ v&+e'a dec3+ a+unc&
c3nd a a6uns 5n (ar+ea -(us% a ale&& s+r%6u&+e de c-(ac&0 N-r-c c% era
desc8&s% (-ar+a cu c%*+& 5n4&(+e 5n (ar&1 c% de nu1 Du/ne'eu *+&e ce s)ar /a&
4& (u+u+ 5n+3/(la0
Ac-l-1 6-s1 a da+ s+rec8ea 5n ce& *ase ca& ne$r& de ar+&ler&e1 care *edeau
*& se $3ndeau la ce le des+%&nu&se Ma$da des(re $eneralul /eu0 Du*& au
4-s+1 cu a4e+ cu +-+1 &ar ce& d-& v&'&+&& care /-.%&au 5n s(&n%r&le ca&l-r d&n
4run+e au ',ura+ 5n *an.0 Unde s)au -(r&+ cele *ase /3r.-a$e +uc&ur&& *&
a4e+ul1 8a,ar n)a/1 5n -r&ce ca' 4%ceau - $%l%$&e de +-a+% 4ru/use.ea
(&er'3ndu)se 5n 'are0
%r&n+ele)General *& (-(&& de s+a+)/a6-r au 5n%l.a+ - ru$%c&une 4&er,&n+e1
5n +&/( ce a$8&-+an+ul 5*& 4r%/3n+a c&ca+r&cele /ensur *& *e4ul S+a+ulu&)
Ma6-r le v-r,ea -4&.er&l-r 5ns%rc&na.& s% (-ar+e s&cr&ul 5n+r)- /an&er% care &)
a l%/ur&+ (e +-.& c% se a4lau de6a 5n dru/ s(re - un&+a+e de l&n&a)n+3&0 Nu se
cade s% arunc& nu/)a*a1 5nc-l- *&)nc-ace1 un $eneral care)& (e cale s% se
a*e'e la /asa er-&l-r 5n Wal8alla2
"@&a .&neau (ardes&ul d&n sc3ndur& cu/ ar .&ne)- - c%lu$%r&.% (e)a unu&
/ar&nar"1 &)a/ s(us unu& FeldSe,el de &n4an+er&e care s+%+ea u/4l3ndu)se
de r3s l3n$% /&ne0
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&cDel8au,e ) casc%).e(elu*1 vec8&ul /-del de casc% (e care ne/.&& - (ur+au 5n
(r&/ul r%',-& /-nd&al1 cu un -rna/en+ ascu.&+ de 4&er 5n cre*+e+ ;n#t#<#
A$8&-+an+ul ne)a +ras un (erda4 *& ne)a 4%$%du&+ c)- s% a4l%/ n-& c&ne)&
el0 Un c%r%u*)de re'erv% de la +ancur& a lua+ l-cul (3rl&+ulu& de ar+&ler&s+0
@la)*& ru(sese (&c&-rul *& /a& '%cea *& acu/ $e/3nd 5n+r)un ,-sc8e+0
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<n)cee)ee+1 5na&&&)&&n+e /ar*2" B& &ar a lua+)- ala&ul d&n l-c1 cu
re$ula/en+arele /u+re +r&s+e -rd-na+e0 T-,-*ar&& 4an4are& de &n4an+er&e au
r%(%&+ c8es+&a a&aC "Ar$-nner Wald u/ M&++ernac8+"
LO
0 u+ea& au'& (ur *&
s&/(lu +-a+e sc8ele+ele de /&l&+ar& 5n%l,&+e '-rn%&nd 5n /-r/&n+e 5n (-'&.&a
de dre(.&2
C8&ar *& /-r+1 $eneralul /eu 5*& de/-ns+ra $us+ul des%v3r*&+0 El 5nsu*&
(usese la cale 5n+rea$a 5n/-r/3n+are *&1 cu s&$uran.%1 avea s% 4&e -
cere/-n&e de (-/&n%0 D-ar una s&n$ur% au'&se/ c)ar 4& 4-s+ /a& reu*&+%0
Era v-r,a de 4uneral&&le unu& a/&ral1 5n +&/(ul c%r-ra s)a ru(+ un (-d 5n
d-u% *& 5n+rea$a (r-ces&une ) cu+&e1 /ar&nar& *& +-a+% *lea8+a ) a c%'u+ 5n
K&el Kanal0 C&n*(e d&n+re e& s)au 5neca+ *& a/&ralul a nav&$a+ (3n% 5n $-l4ul
K&el0 Ac-l- a da+ nas 5n nas cu un su,/ar&n care)*& 4%cea veacul la
su(ra4a.%0 Ec8&(a6ul su,/ar&nulu& a 4-s+ a+3+ de 5ns(%&/3n+a+ 5nc3+ a
desc8&s 4-cul asu(ra a/&ralulu&1 cre'3nd c% e vre- n-u% ar/% secre+% care
v&ne (es+e e&0 A/&ralul s)a scu4unda+ cu c-*c&u$ cu +-+0
"B& as+a se nu/e*+e 5n/-r/3n+are9 s)a 5n4&-ra+ &n+enden+ul)*e4 al
D&v&'&e&1 un FeldSe,el -,e' de s+a+)/a6-r0 E /a& de$ra,% un curs de lu(+%1
cu +-+ +ac3/ul2"
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vec& 5n v3r4ul (r&/ulu& deal1 dar se 5n*elau a/arn&c0 Du(% un scur+ r%$a' *&)
- -c8ead% (es+e 5n+&nderea ac-(er&+% cu '%(ad% /-c&rl-as%1 ne)a/ cr-&+
dru/ 5n 6-s (e (r&/ul deal *& a(-& 5n sus (e ur/%+-rul0 e d-u% d&n+re
r%',-&n&cele /u/&& a/,ulan+e le)a l-v&+ da/,laua (e dru/0
&-n&er&& d&n Landessc8P+'en s+%+eau 5n (-'&.&e de dre(.&1 cu l-(e.&le (e
u/%r *& cu 4e.ele +rase0 Gr-a(a (e care &)au s%(a+)- $eneralulu& /eu era
en-r/%0 Un de+a*a/en+ s(ec&al a dec-ra+ /-r/3n+ul cu cren$& de s+e6ar *&
4l-r& 5n cul-r&le na.&-nale0 C-r-anele erau *& ele &/ense ) cea /a& /are de
la Gr-4a'0 an$l&ca r-*&e de (e ea $l%su&aC "FP8rerul v% /ul.u/e*+e2" %rea
n&.el ca/ ne(-+r&v&+1 dac% s+a& sa +e $3nde*+& c% FP8rerul 5nsu*& l)a +r&/&s 5n
Wal8alla (e (-s+ de s&nuc&$a*0
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r-ces&unea 4unerar% s)a des4%*ura+ c-n4-r/ re$ula/en+ulu&0
A-,enur&le la s+3n$a1 *& un&4-r/ele la drea(+a0
Ia+% c)a a(%ru+ d&n n-u *& %r&n+ele)General1 care ne)a sc8&.a+ d&n
de$e+e un 4el de salu+0 A(-& *&)a a.&n+&+ 5n+re n-r&& cenu*&& un -c8& 8-+%r3+1
/&l&+%resc *& (&-s 5n acela*& +&/(0
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(un$a* (e $arda sa,&e& ) (r&/e*+e as+aT" N)a a(uca+ s% c-n+&nue0 e
/%sur% ce v-r,ea1 aluneca 5nce+ 5n $r-a(a $eneralulu& /eu0
O4&.erul de -rd-nan.% ) un (3rl&+ (e care)l ,%nu&a/ c)ar 4& (-(-nar ) a
5ncerca+ s%)l salve'e (e slu6&+-rul D-/nulu&1 dar a c%'u+ $r%/ad% 5n $r-a(%
5/(reun% cu el0 "#u/2" a 4%cu+ s&cr&ul de s+e6ar0 Generalul /eu 5*&
5nc8&(u&a (r-,a,&l c% ar+&ler&a 5l 4-l-sea dre(+ .&n+%0
S-lda.&& d&n &-n&er& s)au (us (e r3s1 dar au a/u.&+ &ns+an+aneu 5n cl&(a
5n care a$8&-+an+ul &)a dese/na+ (e +-.& (en+ru serv&c&ul (e l&n&a 4r-n+ulu&0
"Salu+1 4r%.&-are2 ) &)a/ *-(+&+ 8%ndr%l%ulu& de l3n$% /&ne0
>&)a& +r%&+ a /a& /are (ar+e d&n v&a.%0 #ucur%)+e de ce .&)a /a& r%/as
d&n ea2"
S)a s/&-rc%&+ n&.el1 '&c3nd c% +-+ul nu era dec3+ - &/ens% (-rc%r&e1 &ar
eu nu l)a/ c-n+ra'&s0
%r&n+ele)General a 4-s+ (escu&+ d&n $r-a(% 5/(reun% cu -4&.era*ul
(ar4u/a+ de -rd-nan.%0 A*a c% e(&sc-(ul *&)a 5nce(u+ d&n n-u l&+ur$8&a0
Generalul /eu 4usese un /are s-lda+1 '&cea el0 O (&ld% (en+ru n-& +-.&0
<n+-+deauna a 4-s+ $a+a s% 5nal.e un /-r/an de cadavre (e al+arul
Va+erlandulu&1 *& er-&& c&uru&.& de $l-an.e a*+e(+au cu +-.&& s%)*& 5n+3/(&ne
/%re.ul c-nduc%+-r la (-r.&le Wal8alle&0
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5n+3/(&ne1" $3ndea/ eu nev&n-va+1 dar1 ,&ne5n.eles1 n)a/ s(us)- cu v-ce
+are0
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care ,%$a 5n s(er&e .& +-a+e vr%,&&le de (r&n c&/&+&r ) a 4-s+ un dre(+)
cred&nc&-s care a ur/a+ 5nde/nur&le Evan$8el&e&0 A 4-s+ -4&.er al Ka&serulu&
la 4el cu/ a 4-s+ *& al FP8rerulu&0 O1 Isuse Hr&s+-ase ) ,%l/%6ea el /a&
de(ar+e1 salu+3nd )1 5.& 5ncred&n.%/ acu/ un s-lda+1 un -/ de -.el care n)a
(re$e+a+ s% e=ecu+e d&4&c&lele -rd&ne 5ncred&n.a+e lu& de c%+re Su(re/ul
C-/andan+ al R%',-a&el-r0 O1 D-a/ne1 (r&/e*+e)l ca (e er-ul care es+e2"
T-.& $eneral&& au 5ncuv&&n.a+ /ul.u/&.&0 Be4ul S+a+ulu&)Ma6-r '-rn%&a
a(r-,a+-r d&n sa,&e1 &ar a$8&-+an+ul *&)a ar%+a+ d&n.&& 5n+r)un r3n6e+1
/u+3ndu)*& c&ca+r&cele /ensur (e drea(+a0
"e ,une c% Du/ne'eul $er/an&l-r va avea ce vedea c3nd 5l va 5n+3ln&
(e $eneralul /eu ) $3ndea/ eu0 <n scur+% vre/e1 5n+re$ul arad&s va 4&
+rans4-r/a+ 5n+r)un (-l&$-n de /anevr% (en+ru +ancur&1 cu +-+ +ac3/ul0
Du/ne'eu *& cu 4&)su v-r c%ra .&n+e *& v-r 4ace (e /arca+-r&&1 s43n+ul e+ru
va .&ne cr-n-/e+rul *& s43n+ul avel va r%s(unde de /un&.&e1 ca s% n)-
*+er(eleasc% 5n$er&&0 E&1 -r&cu/1 *+&u /%car cu/ 5/& v-& (e+rece +&/(ul 5n
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7 E l&/(ede1 r3n6e*+e Gre$-r0 V-& 4& d&n n-u *-4erul $eneralulu& /eu1
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s+ea$ul D&v&'&e&0 Generalul /eu va 4& 5nc3n+a+ c3nd v-& a(%rea cu el 5n
cal&+a+e de /-r+0 Sun+ s&$ur c% /% va &er+a c8&ar *& nu/a& (en+ru 4a(+ul c%
-da+% l)a/ s(%la+ *& l)a/ c%lca+0
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a/ (us cu +-.&& (e ru$a+0 A$8&-+an+ul 5ns% +-+ a reu*&+ s% 5n8a.e vre- c3.&va
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un cerc *& unul d&n e& +ra$e cu&ul de s&$uran.% al une& $renade0 e ur/% *&)-
arunc% d&n /3n%)n /3n%1 &ar n%+%r%ul 5n a c%ru& /3n% e=(l-dea'% a (&erdu+0
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#les+e/3nd (e 5n4unda+e1 &-n&er&& au reu*&+1 5n cele d&n ur/%1 s%
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au 4-s+ c3+eva sune+e $u+urale1 a*a cu/ 4ac cucuvelele0 Le)au s(er&a+ de
/-ar+e (e c&-r&le d&n c&/&+&r0
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(r&/&+ -rd&n s%)*& sc8&/,e $-arnele cu $renade *& (u*+&0 e 4r-n+ *& cu e&2
E&1 dar s)au $%s&+ *& n&*+e $-arne calde d&n care se (u+ea +r3/,&.a1 *& 8-(
5n $r-a(a rece cu $eneralul /eu1 (e r&+/ul lu& "Al+e Ka/eraden"0 T-+ul
(%rea c% /er$e de /&nune (3n% 5n cl&(a 5n care un d-,&+-c de l-c-+enen+ de
&n4an+er&e a da+ s%)*& 4rece (al/ele (en+ru c%)l r-sese 4un&a0
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acel ca(%+ s)a des4%cu+ *&)a a(%ru+ /u+ra (al&d% a $eneralulu& /eu (r&v&ndu)
ne cu re(r-* (r&n c-*c&u$ul cr%(a+0 Ulu&+-r era 5ns% 4a(+ul c% /-n-clul
n-s+ru 5& r%/%sese la -c8&0 Se vede +rea,a c% 4-l-s&se/ un ade'&v de
cal&+a+e0
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General le)a +ras - (ra4+ur% (-(&l-r de s+a+)/a6-r1 ca *& cu/ ar 4& 4-s+ v&na
l-r c% s&cr&ul cr%(ase0
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$eneralul la lu/&n%1 5n +&/( ce se re(ara s&cr&ul0 L)a/ 5n+&ns deasu(ra unu&
/-nu/en+ de $ran&+ 5nc8&na+ nu *+&u c%ru& l-c 5n care s3n$ele $er/an
cursese *uv-a&e0
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de ca/(an&e au a(%ru+ a$ale 5n+r)un KP,el0 I)au 5/(r-*ca+ cu n-r-& (e
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su(rave$8e+-rul a +re,u&+ s% 4ac% - sc8&.%1 +e/e&n&c% *& la scar%1 5n vre/e ce
(r-ces&unea .-(%&a (e de*+ele de la (&c&-are1 care 5nce(eau s% 5n$8e.e0
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de s&c+&r&.&0 Cu +-a+e as+ea1 a 4-s+ - 5n/-r/3n+are (e care n)aveau s)- u&+e
n&c&-da+%0
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'%cea ac-l- (e les(edea de $ran&+1 5n un&4-r/a de (arad%1 4%r% /an+a2 L)a/
salu+a+0 M-n-clul n-s+ru a l&c%r&+ *&)a/ avu+ &/(res&a c% sun+ (-cn&+ 5n
.eas+%0 ese/ne c% $eneralul /eu /-r+ 5/& d%dea - (-runc%0
<n cele d&n ur/%1 su(rave$8e+-rul *&)a +er/&na+ (lanul *& +3/(lar&& s)au
a(uca+ s% drea$% cu+&a de "(a *& (us&"0
<n vre/e ce l%u+ar&& de la In4an+er&e 5& d%deau 5na&n+e cu +-,ele1
$eneralul /eu a 4-s+ (&l-+a+ 5na(-& s(re ul+&/ul s%u Car+&er General1 *&
d&n+r)- da+% /&)a/ da+ sea/a ce)l ne/ul.u/&se0 U&+ase/ s% c3n+2 "O1
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s+e6ar1 unde 4useser% de6a (use la l-c sa,&a de -n-are *& (ern&.a cu dec-ra.&&0
M)a/ (us (e c3n+a+1 *&)a/ l%l%&+ +-a+e cele c&nc& versur& des(re
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adun%+ura 5n (ardes&e d&n (&ele s)a +ras /a& a(r-a(e0 T-a+% lu/ea se 8-l,a )
c%*+&le de +a,l%1 (&cDel8au,er&&1 6-,enele de /%+ase *& v-alur&le ne$re0 <*&
5nc8&(u&au c)a/ lua+)- ra'na1 dar1 s% 4&u s&ncer1 nu cred c)a/ c3n+a+ (rea
r%u1 c8&ar dac% era/ 5nv%lu&+ 5n+r)un n-r de *l&,-v&.% *& /% ca/ le$%na/ (e
(&c&-are0
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/ensur1 dar a/ r%',%+u+ cu ,&ne (r&n cele c&nc& versur&0 Du(% ce)a/
+er/&na+ cu c3n+area1 a/ reu*&+ s% a/3n ur/%+-area 5n$8&.&+ur% de *l&,-v&.%
(3n% ce v-& 4& salu+a+ *& ra(-r+a+ 5na&n+ea s&cr&ulu& desc8&s0
"Ord&nul e=ecu+a+ 5n+-c/a&1 Herr General1 s% +r%&.&2" A/ 4%cu+ a(-& -
6u/%+a+e de 5n+-arcere 5n+r)- /an&er% c3+ se (-a+e de re$&/en+al% *& l)a/
salu+a+ (e a$8&-+an+ul cu c&ca+r&cele sale0
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de (arad%0
e ur/% a/ *+ers)- 5n d-sul unu& $ard v&u *&)a/ lua+ - du*c% de
*l&,-v&.% ca s%)/& rev&n0
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u+ea/ au'& l&/(ede c% se v-r,e*+e de /&ne0 F%r%)nd-&al% c% da+-r&+%
c3n+eculu& /eu a/ +recu+ (e l-cul 5n+3&0
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$en&*+&& s% se a(uce s% l-(%+e'e1 un O,ers+ d&n Car+&erul General s)a dus *&
&)a *-(+&+ ceva la urec8e0
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(arc)ar 4& 4-s+ &ncandescen+e0 Fusese u&+a+ salu+ul de -n-are1 *& &ar a +re,u&+
s% 4&e sc-s $eneralul /eu d&n $r-a(%0
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(e 4r-n+0 <n cele d&n ur/%1 a +r-sn&+ - salv%1 *& $eneralul /eu a c-,-r3+ 5n
l-cul de vec&0 Gen&*+&& au arunca+ cu l-(e.&le +-a+% /&'er&a de deasu(ra care
c%dea r%(%&nd ca(acul s&cr&ulu&0
"un (ar&u c% $eneralul /eu 5*& 5nc8&(u&e c% &na/&cul +ra$e)n el"1
$3ndea/ eu0
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(a(uc (r&n '%(ada 4le*c%&+%0 Se $3ndeau acu/ cu +-.&& la - ca4ea 4&er,&n+e1
la (l%c&n+e calde *& la ,%u+ura care s% le cl%+easc% +-+ a/arul0
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cel-r 5n cau'% n)a -,serva+0 Cere/-n&a 4unerar% se +er/&nase1 &ar
(ardes&ele d&n (&ele se a/es+ecar% *& ele 5n ala& (en+ru a s%l+a -r&ce v-r,%re.
ale c%ru& cuv&n+e nec-n+r-la+e &)ar 4& (u+u+ 4-l-s& &na/&culu&0 Nu v-&au s%
se)n+-arc% 5n Ad/&ra& Sc8rQder S+rasse cu /3na $-al%0
A/ salu+a+ un ar&c& $er/an care se s+recura (es+e n&*+e /-r/&n+e0
"D-/nul s% +e a&,%)n (a'%"1 &)a/ s(us0
D-a/ne1 cu/ /a& n&n$ea1 *& cu/ se 5n+e.&se v3n+ul2 M)a/ 4-4&la+
(r&n+re %& de la Serv&c&&0 N&/en& d&n S+a+ul)Ma6-r nu v-&a s% /% vad%0 Era/
un (ar&a2
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c3n+a+1 *&1 5n +&/( ce avea/ - d&scu.&e de 5nal+% +r%dare cu cr3*/arul1 a/
5n.eles de-da+% c% $eneralul /eu a d&s(%ru+ de)a ,&nelea d&n v&a.a /ea0
<n+re n-& +-+ul se s43r*&se0 N&c&c3nd nu)/& va /a& 4reca r&d&c8ea (en+ru c)
a/ s(%la+ *&)a/ c%lca+ s+ea$ul1 sau (en+ru -r&ce al+ceva 5n+re d-u% (l&/,%r&
cu /a*&na S+a+ulu&)Ma6-r0
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(ers-nal0
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5n/-r/3n+area $eneralulu& /eu0
7 >&ne)ne1 D-a/ne1 -4+ea'% #%+r3nul1 nu 4&ecare d&n n-& are (ar+e de)-
ase/enea cere/-n&e c3nd d% -r+uK (-(&& (en+ru /ul+)&u,&+ul Va+erland0
S-sesc scr&s-r& *& u&+%/ de 5n/-r/3n+area $eneralulu&2 #%+r3nul
(r&/e*+e +re&0 Nevas+%)sa1 L&sel-++e1 a 4-s+ avansa+% c-nduc+-are)*e4% de
+ra/va& ) - slu6,% /a& s&$ur%1 4&&ndc% 5n ca'ul ra&dur&l-r aer&ene sun+ /a&
/ul+e ad%(-s+ur& (r&n (rea6/%0
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c3nd (l-u% cu ,-/,e0 T-a+% v-r,%r&a cu (r&v&re la alar/ele aer&ene (-rn&+e
d&n vre/e e d-ar - (r-(a$and%0 <n $eneral1 s&renele nu se (-rnesc s% urle
dec3+ dac% 5nce( s% cad% ,-/,ele *&1 da+ 4&&nd 4elul 5n care se e=ecu+%
,-/,arda/en+ele 5n '&ua de a'&1 nu (rea a& *anse s% a6un$& v&u 5n+r)un
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ulu&+ c% are *& el - scr&s-are0
7 He&l H&+ler2 /ur/ur% el s-le/n c3nd a4l% c% e de la Gaule&+erul
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7 <n s43r*&+2 <n s43r*&+2 6u,&lea'% el0 M&)au da+ Vul+urul Ne$ru2 B&
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7 Id&-+ule2 scr3*ne*+e He&de0 E - d&s+&nc.&e a ar+&dulu&1 *& 5nc% una
d&n+re cele /a& 5nal+e0 ER&d&c% +r&u/4%+-r d-cu/en+ul 5n 4a.a nasulu& lu&
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7 Nu1 /ul.u/esc1 4ace -r+a0 M)ar (u+ea c-s+a - s(&nare 4r3n+% c3nd ar
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&nsul+a ar+&dul va 4& ra(-r+a+2
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7 Nu1 alea s-sesc (r&n Re$&/en+1 se 4%le*+e He&de0 M% va dec-ra
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ele '& *& n-a(+e1 r3n6e*+e -r+a0 D-u%*c&nc& de /%rc& su+a de c8&le de
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7 O,er$e4re&+er Creu+'4eld+2 s+r&$% 4ur&erul1 a'v3rl&ndu)& M&cu.ulu& -
scr&s-are0
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vec8&& vul+ur& a& Ka&serulu& (e ea de unde +u *& cu Dav&d a.& u/4la+ (erdelele
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*& sau dus s% a6u+e la c3*+&$area r%',-&ulu&0
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c% sa 5/,%+a+ de /-ar+e0 A a/e.&+ u&+3nduse 5n+runul d&n ,u+-a&ele alea /ar& cu
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,erea& /a& ,un% de c3nd a c%'u+ Bc8&-(u 5n ea0
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5n+3/(la+0 Ia+%le0 El,a sa u/4la+ *&a +recu+ (es+e l&n&a r-*&e *& as+a& d&n v&na
v-as+r% *&a a/&c&l-r +%&0 Navea/ ,%rc& de salvare0 e +-a+e lea.& lua+ cu v-& 5n
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c% n-& sun+e/ un Herrenv-lD0 e ,une0 </& dau sea/a c% Ger/an&a e $%-a'a
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s% /a& vede/ sau au'&/ cuv&n+ele sale d&n #&,l&e0 Dar a 4-s+ - ne,un&e d&n
(ar+ea lu& s% 4&e +r%d%+-r0 FP8rerulu& nu)& (lace a*aceva0
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ru(+ eu de*+ul /&c9 A duru+ +are *& cred c%)& /ul+ /a& r%u s%.& ru(& un (&c&-r
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s% .& se +a&e ca(ul du(% a&a0 O s% a/ $r&6% s% s(un la +-.& He&l H&+ler0 A+unc& n)-
s% (-a+% s(une c% nu)s dev-+a+%0
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care l-cu&e*+e 5n Al+-na a (r&/&+ - ,-/,% dre(+ 5n /&6l-cul (a+ulu&0 Au avu+
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au avu+ (e c&ne s%l+a0 En$le6&& ar 4& +re,u&+ s% 4&e /a& $r&6ul&&0
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slu6,% unde *+er$e (ra4ul de (e ,&r-ur&le d&n S+ad+8aus,rPcDe I unde vede
lucrur& (e care nar +re,u& s% le vad%0 Deun%'& a v%'u+ (e unul care a 4-s+
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&au s/uls un$8&&le de la (&c&-are0 e ur/% lau le$a+ cu s3r/e de -.el *& au da+
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dac% e*+& unc8& sau /%+u*%0
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5ns-are dar a/ avu+ un -l+era,end /&nuna+0 Ar 4& 4-s+ 5nc5n+a+ dac% 5n+re +&/(
nu & s)ar 4& +%&a+ ca(ul0 A/ (leca+ cu +-.&& (e ,&c&cle+e la Lu&se de (e Ree(er,a8n0
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era de 4ura+0 Unul d&n+re e& sa 5n.e(en&+ 5n u*a s&l-'ulu& de (e /alul El,e&0 Nu era
d&n $a*ca n-as+r%1 nu era dec3+ un s(%r$%+-r de u*&0 Dar a avu+ n-r-c0 Mer$ea
a+3+ de re(ede 5nc3+ a &n+ra+ dre(+ 5n s&l-'ul de (e El,a0 #&.-acla lu& navea 4r3ne0
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&a +%&a+ nasul lu& Aensen0 Cu/ /a& s3n$era1 dar n-& era/ a+3+ de 4er&c&.& c% nu ne
(%sa0 e ur/% Aensen l)a scal(a+ (e /&re *& a s3n$era+ *& /a& /ul+0
e ur/% a/ dansa+ n&.el *& a/ ,%u+ n&*+e *a/(an&e *& v&n de c&re*e0 A(-& au
(us d&n n-u /3na (e cu.&+e0 E//:1 cea cu -c8&ul de s+&cl% sa ales cu urec8&le
+%&a+e0 Nu& s+%+ea del-c ,&ne0 M&rele sa /-+-+-l&+ ,&ne du(% ce a $-l&+ - s+&cl%
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deasu(ra ca(ulu& un cu.&+ c3+ +-a+e '&lele0 E un 4el de s+r%&n d&n Aus+r&a0 Nu /&-
lua 5n nu/e de r%u1 dar dac% ar 4& s%l 5n+3lnesc (e FP8rer la* 5n+re,a de ce nu& d%
(e +-.& s+r%&n&& %*+&a a4ar% d&n .ar%0 Nu aduc dec3+ neca'ur&0 Dar (r-,a,&l c% nu ne
v-/ 5n+3ln& n&c&c3nd0 Oa/en&& care a6un$ 5n v3r4ul c-(aculu& nu*& /a& a/&n+esc
de unde au (leca+0
e ur/% au ven&+ 5n $al-( s+&cle.&& d&n Dav&d0 ur+au c%*+& s+r3nse cu
curelu*a su, ,%r,&e1 a*a c% nu &a/ (u+u+ (-cn& 5n /-alele ca(ulu&0 Ce /a& ,%+a&e
a ur/a+0 Nu a /a& r%/as n&c& un $ea/ 5n+re$ la Lu&se (en+ru c% (e)ac-l- au &e*&+
- $r%/ad% de s+&cle.& *& de -a/en& *& +-a+e scaunele au 4-s+ ru(+e1 4&&ndc% un&& au
c%'u+ (rea $reu (e ele0 e ur/% sau a(uca+ s% a'v3rle /esele *& +a,ure+ele dar a
a(%ru+ #r&$ada S(ec&al% *& a (us ca(%+ d&s+rac.&e&0 #uc%+%r&a era 4%cu+% '-, *& n&c&
- -al% na r%/as 4%r% vreun cucu&0 A*a c% neau ares+a+ *& ne)au dus 5n Dav&d *&
ac-l- a/ c3n+a+ a+3+ de +are de (u+ea/ 4& au'&.& (3n% la Landun$s,rPcDe *&
-a/en&& veneau 4u$a s% vad% ce)&0 Ce /a& /ul.&/e se adunase0
De+ec+&v)&ns(ec+-rul Nass nea 4%cu+ 5n 4el *& c8&( *& era s- &a ra'na0 A4ar%
c3n+a 5n+re$ Ree(er,a8nul *& 5n%un+ru c3n+au nun+a*&& dar n&/en& nu c3n+a
acela*& c3n+ec0 Dac% nu +%ce.& d&n $ur% cu +-.&& va/ +er/&na+1 a s+r&$a+ de+ec+&v)
&ns(ec+-rul Nass0 e ur/% neau lua+ 5n $ru(ur& *& neau &n+er-$a+0
Tu na& nas1 &a '&s d-/nul Nass d-/nulu& Aensen0 O/ul care a +%&a+ a&a
+re,u&e (ede(s&+0 As+a s)a re'-lva+ &ns(ec+-re1 a '&s d-/nul Aensen0 M&rele %la
aus+r&ac a 4%cu+-1 da& +-+ul (us la (unc+0 M%dularul lu& e 5n ,u'unar la /&ne0
E&1 ceva /a& +3r'&u 5n+re$ul ala& de nun+a*& s)a 5n+3ln&+ 5n (3rna&e0 Na 4-s+
LI
#u//erlunder ) *na(s d&n sudul Iu+lande&0
(rea r%u0 <nc% /a& au *& celule &nd&v&duale dar n&/en& nu s+% s&n$ur 5n ele0
u*c%r&&le sun+ a+3+ de (l&ne 5n '-n% c% de a,&a /a& e l-c (en+ru $ard&en&0 A/
(r&/&+ ca4ea Ersa+'1 cu la(+e (ra4 *& n&*+e (3&ne /&l&+ar%0 D-u% 4el&& de c%c&ul% cu
c3+e - l&n$ur&.% de $e/ de r-'&nc&ne0 O $r%/ad% de c8es+&& erau (eac-l- de care
de -,&ce& nu au'&0 E1 ne)au da+ d&n n-u dru/ul dar nu la +-.&0 Nu *+&u unde au
a6uns %&a care nau &e*&+ dar n&/en& na /a& au'&+ n&/&c de e& de)a+unc&0 T-.& ce& de
acas% 5.& +r&/&+ ur%r& de ,&ne *& M%/&ca '&ce s% 4ac& ceva v&+ea' (en+ru FP8rer *&
Va+erland0 Dac% (r&/e*+& - /edal&e /are (ens&a de (e ur/a +a va 4& /a&
c-ns&s+en+% du(% ce ve& 4& 5/(u*ca+0 M%car a+3+ a& (u+ea s% 4ac& (en+ru M%/&ca *&
nu u&+a c% nu 4ac& (ar+e d&n 4a/&l&a lu& ,%r,a+%/&u0
Acu/ la revedere
S-ra +a
E/&l&a Lu&se #-cD n%scu+% Creu+'4eld+
A6u+-are De M%+ur%+-are e L&n&&le Fera+e Ale S+a+ulu&0
Ha/,ur$[Al+-na"
7 Cu/na+ul %la care)& 5nsura+ cu s-r%)/ea E/&l&e *& nu vrea s% 4&e rud%
cu /&ne s% a*+e(+e el nu/a& s% a6un$ acas%1 /3r3&e M&cu.ul -r, de 4ur&e0 Ar
4ace ,&ne s%)*& nu/ere -sc&-arele ca s% *+&e du(% a&a c3+e)& l&(sesc2
De a,&a a(uc%/ s% a.&(&/1 c3nd a(are val)v3r+e6 cur&erul c-/(an&e&
(en+ru a)l anun.a (e #%+r3nul c% +re,u&e s% se (re'&n+e de ur$en.% la
C-/andan+0
7 V% a*+ea(+% - (a(ar% (e c&ns+e1 r3n6e*+e el /al&.&-s0 De da+a as+a v%
ve.& ale$e cu 4undur&le 4r&(+e cu/ scr&e la car+e0 Ord&nul v&ne dre(+ de sus *&
e (l&n (e +-a+e 4e.ele cu *+a/(&la STRICT SECRET0
7 Ce dracu - /a& 4& *& as+a9 /-r/%&e #%+r3nul (r-s+ d&s(us1 (un3ndu)*&
/an+aua de &arn%1 lun$% (3n%)n (%/3n+1 *& arunc3nd (e u/%r (&s+-lul)
/&+ral&er%0
7 L&/(ede ca lu/&na '&le&1 r3n6e*+e -r+a1 sc%r(&n&ndu)*& cu a/,ele
/3&n& (&e(+ul de $%&n%1 l-cul 5n care (%duc8&& sun+ +en+a.& s%)*& .&n%
5n+run&r&le0 Sall: de la M&n&s+erul de R%',-& are el $r&6% s% a(ese (e +-a+e
,u+-anele necesare (en+ru a ne lansa 5n /&s&unea n-as+r% (ar+&cular% de
c%u+%+-r& de aur0 une.&)v% l3n%r&e c%ldur-as% (e v-&1 ,%&e.a*&& /e&2 Se va
4ace 4r&$1 ne/a&(-/en&+ de 4r&$ (3n% s% a6un$e/ d&n n-u acas% cu aurul
n-s+ru0
7 Ia+% c% se 5nal.% c-r+&na (en+ru (r&/ul ac+1 s(une #%+r3nul la
5n+-arcere0 Ord&nul -4&c&al s(une c% +re,u&e s% (r-v-c%/ (a$u,e1 s% cre%/
(an&c% 5nd%r%+ul l&n&&l-r &na/&culu& *& s%)l aduce/ 5na(-& cu n-& (e
$eneralul SDul-vsD&1 c&ne)- /a& 4& *& %s+a0
7 S% cre%/ (an&c%2 %& as+a v-/ *& 4ace1 s(une -r+a cu un r3s scur+0
Dar c&ne na&,a /a& e *& $eneralul u+-r-v&c& de care v-r,esc9 Or&cu/1
(u+e/ 5n+re,a0 -a+e c%)l *+&e +&(ul /u&er&& /ele2
7 B&1 ,%$a.& la ca(0 T-a+% +%r%*en&a e ul+rasecre+%1 c-n+&nu% #%+r3nul0
Dac% +rans(&r% ceva1 ne sun+ 5n (r&/e6d&e *& ca(ul1 *& $3+ul0 N)ave/ v-&e s%
v-r,&/ des(re %s+a n&c& /%car 5n+re n-&0 M&n&s+rul de R%',-& Sall: +re,u&e
c)- 4& c-nsu/a+ +-a+% cerneala d&n /&n&s+er1 (un3nd (es+e +-+ *+a/(&la
STRICT SECRET0 Ord&nul (-ar+% se/n%+ura Feld/arsc8allulu& Ke&+el1
nu/a& c% el nu *+&e +rea,a as+a1 *& (lanul a 4-s+ (us la cale de c%+re
Feld/arsc8allul Wal+er M-del1 care n&c& %s+a 8a,ar n)are0
7 Co)ones= Or s% ne 5/(u*+e de +re& -r& dac)-r a4la vre-da+%1 -4+ea'%
nel&n&*+&+ #arcel-na0 Dar se s(une c%1 cu c3+ e*+& /a& +u(e&s+1 cu a+3+ /a&
,&ne (en+ru +&ne2
7 Dac% +re,u*-ara va decur$e a*a cu/ vre/ n-&1 - s%)& cu/(%r -
/edal&e /are lu& Sall:1 url% M&cu.ul1 ,%+3ndu)se 4er&c&+ (es+e c-a(se0
<n cursul n-(.&& n& se d&s+r&,u&e un&4-r/e ruse*+& *& (e +ancur& sun+
v-(s&+e s+ele r-*&& *& l&+ere c8&r&l&ce0
7 Dac% (une Ivan u+-r-v&c& $8eara (e n-&1 /ur&/ de +&ner&1 4ace
#arcel-na su/,ru0
N&n$e d&n ,el*u$ *& v&'&,&l&+a+ea nu)& /a& /are de c3.&va /e+r&1 5n
vre/e ce (une/ +ancur&le (e +%l(& de san&e0 Le v-r +ra$e ca&& (r&n l&n&&le
ruse*+&1 (en+ru a ev&+a 'dr%n$%n&+ul de *en&le *& lar/a /-+-arel-r0
-l&.&*+&& /&l&+ar& 'el-*& 5& .&n (e +-.& la d&s+an.% de +rans(-r+ul secre+0
7 Ce ur3+ /-d de a +e 5n8%.a1 -4+ea'% -r+a ur/%r&nd c3.&va (-l&.&*+&
/&l&+ar& care (-ar+% (e sus un c&v&l (rea cur&-s0
A,&a du(% ce s+r%,a+e/ cale ,un% d&nc-l- de /alul -(us al r3ulu&1
5nl%+ur%/ 5nse/nele $er/ane *& le sc-a+e/ la &veal% (e cele ruse*+&0 e
+urela an+8erulu& s+% scr&s cu l&+ere c8&r&l&ce de)- *c8&-a(%C MOARTE
FASCIBTILOR0
7 ?o% tvoie mati, /-r/%&e M&cu.ul1 ,-/,3ndu)*& (&e(+ul ca un al d-&lea
Ivan cel Gr-a'n&c0
7 #%$a.& de sea/%0 F%r% (u/n& c-/un&*+&2
LM
ne aver+&'ea'% #%+r3nul0
LM
Se/nul &n+erna.&-nal al c-/un&*+&l-r era (u/nul 5ncle*+a+ *& r&d&ca+ 5n sus d&n c-+ul
Ce& de)a&c& salu+% ca *& n-&0 <n Ar/a+a R-*&e sun+ 4-ar+e sens&,&l& la
ca(&+-lul %s+a0 Nu/a& c&v&l&& 5*& 5ncle*+ea'% (u/n&& *& ',&ar%C "Fr-n+ul
R-*u2"
5nd-&+ ;n#t#<#
Jir 1aren einfach, 1eil das +olI
einfach ist# Jir dachten primitiv, 1eil das
+olI primitiv denIt# Jir 1aren agressiv, 1eil
das +olI radiIal ist
5L
#
AOSEH GOE##ELS
'eschise capacul cutiei mecanismelor, %g o nou %and de cartu&e &i
tr(nti capacul la loc#
7 2a dracu@= fcu el# $i auzi9
7 Tancuri, rspunse servantul# Ai ni&te p(ine9 ,unt lihnit, nam pus nimic !n
gur de dou zile# >z%oi afurisit=
7 Azidiminea" am m(ncat ultima fr(m, rspunde mitraliorul, &i pe aia o
gsisem la un cadavru=
7 8u valorm nici c(t un coltuc de p(ine, mormi servantul#
8e alearg ca pe &o%olani# 8e spun s rezistm# 0entru ce9 0entru ca raha"ii
ia s&i scape propria piele9
7 'ucse cu to"i dracului, fcu mitraliorul, privind &irurile de ruine# Acum
nu ne mai dau nici mcar potol# ,untem nevoi"i sl furm de pe unde putem# :o
minune c ni sa distri%uit ni"ic muni"ie azidiminea"=
7 A&a sent(mpl !ntotdeauna, rspunde servantul, ridic(ndu&i gulerul peste
urechi# 4uni"ie ne pot da, dar cu halealai alt poveste=
7 Ceai zice so &tergem pe %uhe9 Acum= , schim%m ta%erele# ?van nu
poate fi at(t de ru pe c(t se spune# Hricum, nu poate fi mai ru dincolo dec(t
aici=
Cei doi se ridicar !n picioare, !&i azv(rlir mitralierele !ntrun r(u &i se
furi&ar !nainte peste miri&ti#
H pu&cmitralier latr !n rafale scurte#
,ervantul fu lovit primul# Apoi mitraliorul fu aruncat peste epava unui
vehicul# 5n stol de ciori se ridic dintre ruine, croncnind gutural#
G?
A/ 4-s+ s&/(l&1 (en+ru c% (-(-rul e s&/(lu0 A/ $3nd&+ (r&/&+&v (en+ru c% (-(-rul
$3nde*+e (r&/&+&v0 A/ 4-s+ a$res&v& (en+ru c% (-(-rul e rad&cal0
NTLNIREA CU COMISARUL
V3n+ul 4lu&er% lu$u,ru (r&n+re ru&nele a ceea ce 4usese (3n% nu de/ul+ un
c-l8-' n-u)n-u.0 Acu/ nu /a& e dec3+ - $r%/ad% /&'era,&l% de '&dur&
n%ru&+e *& ,are de -.el1 c-n+-rs&-na+e $r-+esc0 r&n (rea6/% 'ac 5/(r%*+&a+e
cadavrele 5n$8e.a+e1 (e 6u/%+a+e arse1 ale an&/alel-r d&n *e(+el0 R%',-&ul a
+recu+ (es+e c-l8-' 5n +-a+% 4er-c&+a+ea lu& *& l)a 4%cu+ una cu (%/3n+ul
d&n+r)un s&n$ur su4lu sa+an&c0
<n l&vada r%sc-l&+% 'ac +re& T)HL 5nne$r&+e de 4un&n$&ne0 Sun+ ac-(er&+e
de .ur.ur&0 Ec8&(a6ele ne$re *& arse a+3rn% (e 6u/%+a+e a4ar% (r&n +ra(e0
#%+r3nul e (r&/ul care sare d&n +rans(-r+-rul de +ru(e al (lu+-nulu&0
r&ve*+e (re-cu(a+ 5n 6ur0 E (er&cul-s s% +e cre'& 5n s&$uran.%0 M-ar+ea
(3nde*+e de (re+u+&nden&0
7 Tra$e /a*&na 5n+re c-(ac&1 5& (-runce*+e lu& -r+a care *&)a &.&+ (r&n
+ra(% ,-+ul s%u de vul(e1 adul/ec3nd aerul0 D-a/ne1 c3+ e de 4r&$2 4ace el1
cl%n.%n&nd d&n d&n.&0 <*& su4l% aer cald de)a lun$ul -,ra6&l-r0 E /a& rece
dec3+ 5n $%-a'a unu& urs (-lar2
R%(ada sc3r.3&e su, c&'/ele #%+r3nulu& 5n +&/( ce aces+a (%*e*+e
'$r&,ul&+ (e c%rarea 5n$8e.a+%0 <*& r&d&c% (es+e urec8& $ulerul 5/,l%n&+ al
8a&ne& *& se 5n+-arce cu s(a+ele la v3n+ul ,&c&u&+-r care s/uce*+e (3n'a
re'&s+en+% a c-/,&ne'-nulu& s%u de ca/u4la60 <n car3/,&& c&'/el-r are
c3+eva $renade cu /3ner1 dar a*a ceva nu c-ns+&+u&e un /-+&v de ,%nu&al%0
Tru(el-r ruse*+& de l&n&a)n+3& le (lace s% 4ac% r-s+ de ase/enea $renade0 Se
(-+ arunca /a& ,&ne c8&ar dac% l&(sa une& (3r$8&& de s&$uran.% le 4ace /a&
(er&cul-ase0 D&n cl&(a 5n care c-arda a 4-s+ +ras%1 nu e=&s+% cale de
5n+-arcere0 A& *a(+e secunde la d&s(-'&.&e (3n% e=(l-dea'%1 c8&+ c%).&
c-nv&ne s%u nu0
#%+r3nul se -(re*+e la /ar$&nea unu& (-v3rn&* a,ru(+ *&1 a$asa+1 5*&
aran6ea'% cen+ura d&n (&ele cu +-cul lun$ al Na$anulu&0
7 F&r)ar 4r&$ul al na&,&& s% 4&e1 se s/&-rc%&e -r+a1 ,%+3nd d&n (al/ele
5nv&ne.&+e0 Sun+ 4er&c&+ c% nu)s rusnac1 s% 4&u nev-&+ s%)/& (e+rec (e)a&c&
+-a+% v&a.a0
7 Sc-a+e 8ar+a2 (-runce*+e #%+r3nul0 A&c& +re,u&e s% 4&e l-cul de
5n+3ln&re0 C-l8-'ul al, e cu s&$uran.% /-r/anul %la de ru&ne1 cu +-a+e c% nu
(rea /a& e n&/&c al, 5n ele0
7 C&ne dracuK s% 4& 4%cu+ as+a9 5n+rea,% -r+% c-n+rar&a+0 R%',-&ul 5nc%
n)a +recu+ (e)a&c&0 Du*/anul e de(ar+e0 N-& sun+e/ (r&/&& ne/.& (r&n
l-cur&le as+ea1 *& n&c& /%car &na/&c& au+en+&c& nu sun+e/0 Ne a4l%/ a&c& d-ar
(en+ru a cule$e ceva ce ne a(ar.&ne de dre(+2
7 #-/,e ',ur%+-are1 ,%nu&esc1 s(une #%+r3nul1 duc3nd la -c8& ,&n-clul
$reu de ar+&ler&e0 Cerce+ea'% +%cu+ c%rarea *er(u&+-are de /un+e care d&s(are
(r&n+re c-(ac&& 5nd-&.& de 4ur+un%1 5n cea.% *&)n '%(ada v3n+ura+%0
7 Vre& s% (une/ (r%v%l&a la ad%(-s+9 ',&ar% M&cu.ul0 V-cea lu& se
r%s4r3n$e (r&n+re ru&ne *& ec-ul e& r%sun% de su+e de -r& d&n+re /un.&0
7 Gura2 s+r&$% #%+r3nul nerv-s0 -.& 4& au'&+ (3nK la M-sc-va2
7 Da1 dar &a ascul+%1 r%cne*+e M&cu.ul *& /a& +are0 Dac% l%s%/ cu+&a as+a
(3r.3&+-are s% 4ac% r%d%c&n& (e)a&c&1 cre'& c% Ivan u+-r-v&c& va /a& crede c%
sun+e/ a/&c& de)a& lu&9
7 A&c& r%/3ne1 *u&er% #%+r3nul1 &r&+a+0 Dar +-+ res+ul s% 4&e ascuns *&
ca/u4la+ +e/e&n&c2
He&de u/,l% .an.-* 5n un&4-r/a unu& l-c-+enen+ rus1 dar1 5n c&uda
un&4-r/e&1 nu 5nca(e 5nd-&al% c% e nea/.0 E /ul+ (rea c-rec+0 N&c& unu& rus
5n +-a+e /&n.&le nu &)ar +rece (r&n ca( s% ara+e ca el0 A +%&a+ (3n% *& 4&rele
lun$& de ,lan% cenu*&u)/ar-n&e ale c%c&ul&& sale1 5n a*a 4el 5nc3+ s% &as% /a&
,&ne 5n ev&den.% s+eaua r-*&e cu /ar$&n& aur&&0
7 A& da+ cu -c8&& de vreun Ivan9 vrea s% *+&e -r+a1 4rec3ndu)*& '%(ada
d&n -c8&0
7 Gura1 4&r)ar s% 4&e1 scr3*ne*+e #%+r3nul c%+r%n&+1 lus+ru&nd len+&lele
,&n-clulu& de ar+&ler&e 5na&n+e de a)l duce d&n n-u la -c8&0 Ac-l-)& un
ca/&-n cu +re& -s&& *& c)un +un de ON 5n s(a+e0 Ceva nu)& 5n re$ula cu
5nscenarea as+a0 M&r-ase a curs%2
7 N&c& 5n 4und nu)& d-are1 4ace -r+a ne(%s%+-r0 Cu& na&,a &)ar +rece (r&n
ca( s% (r&nd% 5n curs% n&*+e (r%(%d&.& ca n-&9
7 Cu Ivan nu *+&& n&c&-da+%1 /ur/ur% $3nd&+-r #%+r3nul1 ) scru+3nd 5n
c-n+&nuare (r&n ,&n-clu0 D&av-l&& %&a nu 6udec% a*a ca n-&0 Sun+ - adun%+ur%
&/(rev&'&,&l% de ne/ern&c&2
7 Ia d%)nc-ace2 4ace -r+a s/ul$3ndu)& ,&n-clul d&n /3n%0 Ce dracuK
+e)a $%s&+ s% +e sca(& 5n n%dra$& la vederea une& ra,le0 de ca/&-n F-rd9
7 B+&u eu ce)& cu +unul %la1 r%s(unde sce(+&c #%+r3nul0 Are - &u.eal% la
+ra$ere ca un +r%sne+ *& (-a+e s+r%(un$e -r&ce ,l&nda6 d&n lu/e0
7 Ia (l3n$& +u n&.el (e u/%rul /eu1 5l s4%+u&e*+e -r+a0 Un (r-&ec+&l
e=(l-'&v d&n +unul n-s+ru de OG //1 *& (3r3&+-area a&a 5*& (-a+e 5n4&$e .eava
cu &u.eal% 5n ,%s%n%ul lu& S+al&n0
7 C3nd ne a(uc%/ s% cre%/ (an&c%9 5n+rea,% M&cu.ul ner%,d%+-r1
a'v3rl&nd - ,uca+% de $8ea.% (es+e /ar$&nea (-v3rn&*ulu&0
7 Dar ce).& 5nc8&(u& c% 4ace/9 r%s(unde -r+a0 Tu url& des+ul de +are ca
s% le da& durer& de ca( %l-ra de la Kre/l&n0 B& nu /a& v-r,& ne/.e*+e 5n
-$rada vec&nulu&1 ,&ne9 E (er&cul-s2
7 Sl%,e*+e)/%2 F&ecare v-r,e*+e cu/ *+&e d&n n%scare1 scr3*ne*+e
M&cu.ul0 Nu *+&u l&/,& s+r%&ne2
7 Iar ne)a& adus (3n% a&c& la v3n%+-are de ca& ver'& (e (ere.&1 a*a)&9 4ace
He&de cu su(er&-r&+a+e0
7 V% s(un eu c% /&'a as+a)& $r-'av%1 &n+erv&ne -r+a1 duc3nd d&n n-u
,&n-clul la -c8&0 De da+a as+a +rea,a)& su+%)n su+% s&$ur%2 B& r%s(la+a)& a+3+
de /are 5nc3+ /er&+% r&scul0
7 R3ndul +recu+ s)a 5n+3/(la+ ca de -,&ce&1 a/ r%/as cu +-.&& cu ,u'a
u/4la+%1 ar%+3nd ca - c&read% ,%+u+%)n ca(1 s3s3&e He&de0
7 B& ce1 a 4-s+ v&na /ea9 (r-+es+ea'% -r+a -4ensa+0 A/ avu+ - .3r% de
$8&n&-n0 lanul /eu era $en&al0
7 lanul era 5n re$ul%1 ad/&+e He&de1 dar nu ne)a/ ales dec3+ cu
de'&lu'&&0 u+ea/ cel /ul+ s% 4&/ 5/(u*ca.&0 <ns% acu/ r&scul e &ncalcula,&l
/a& /are0
7 Nu r&*+&1 nu c3*+&$&2 4ace -r+a1 $es+&cul3nd de/-ns+ra+&v cu ,&n-clul
(r&n aer0
7 Dac% *& de da+a as+a - d%/ 5n ,ar%1 n)- s% /a& &au 5n sea/% n&c&c3nd
vreun (lan de)al +%u1 *u&er% He&de0
7 Ascul+%2 Or&ce &nd&v&d cu ca(ul (e u/er& a*+ea(+% -ca'&a cea /are2
e=(l&c% -r+a0
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7 M% (l&c+&se*+&1 &)- re+ea'% -r+a1 arunc3ndu)& - c%u+%+ur% rea0 Dac% a&
c8e4 s%).& (e+rec& res+ul v&e.&& 5n Rus&a 5n +-v%r%*&a unu& (&s+-l)/&+ral&er%1 n)
a& dec3+ s% +e re+ra$& d&n ec8&(%0
7 <ncerca.&1 (en+ru nu/ele lu& Du/ne'eu1 s% +%ce.& /%car - cl&(% d&n
$ur%1 5& -c%r%*+e 4ur&-s #%+r3nul0 Nu)*& aude -/ul v-r,a d&n cau'a +uru&el&&
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7 Ha&de/ la ad%(-s+1 amigos, s(une #arcel-na1 5n4&-r3ndu)se 5n v3n+ul
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cr&s+ale de $8ea.% ascu.&+e ca ,r&c&ul0 Fr&$ul (%+runde (3n% *& (r&n c&'/ele
5/,l%n&+e1 d3ndu)ne durer& 5n de$e+ele de la (&c&-are0
V3n+ul a(r&$ a6un$e la &n+ens&+a+ea unu& v&sc-l0 Se (are c% v&ne -
4ur+un% 5n s+&l rusesc0
7 Tre,u&e s% 4ace/ (aravane 5/(-+r&va '%(e'&&1 8-+%r%*+e #%+r3nul0
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dec3+ dac% n)a/ (une n&/&c0 #arcel-na1 (lasea'% san+&nele2
7 De ce (&c% /%$%rea.a nu/a& (e n-&9 (r-+es+ea'% #arcel-na1 .-(%&nd
(e '%(ad% s%)*& (un% s3n$ele 5n c&rcula.&e0
7 en+ru c% s(un eu1 &)- re+ea'% sec #%+r3nul0
7 #%*&)/)a*2 la+r% #arcel-na 4ur&-s0 Dac% n)a* 4& +recu+ (r&n+r)-
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7 Ce +3r*%2 ,-sc-r-de*+e Al,er+1 a*e'3nd ,ul$%r& &/en*& de '%(ad% unul
(es+e cel%lal+0 De ce nu &n+r%/ 5n c%ru.e1 s% d%/ dru/ul la /-+-are *& s%
ne)nc%l'&/1 5n l-c s% ne s(e+&/ c-ns+ru&nd &$luur&9
7 ese/ne +e)a& (-cn&+ la c%(%.3na a&a a +a nea$r% c3nd a& c%'u+ d&n
c-(ac1 5& arunc% -r+a s3s3&nd0 E nev-&e de c-/,us+&,&l ca s% .&& /-+-arele
5n 4unc.&une1 *& dac% Ivan ne las% ,al+%1 nu v-/ /a& avea cu ce s% ne)
n+-arce/ acas%0
7 -rn&.& la 4&ecare c&n*(e /&nu+e1 (-runce*+e #%+r3nul0 S% nu dea
dracuK s%)& 5n$8e.e /-+-rul vreunu&a2 Sun+ LL\ su, 'er-0
M-+-arele a/,ala+e sun+ de6a /-ar+e1 nu 4ac dec3+ s% $ea/% 6aln&c *&
r%$u*&+0 N&c& /%car cu /an&velele nu reu*&/ s% sc-a+e/ ceva de la ele0 T-.&
adun%/ l%s+%r&* (en+ru a a(r&nde un 4-c su, ve8&cule0 Gerul a (resc8&/,a+
ule&ul 5n+r)- /as% dens% *& v3sc-as%0 Nu e nev-&e ca #%+r3nul s% ne /3ne
d&n ur/%0 G3ndul la lun$ul dru/ de 5n+-arcere e de a6uns ca s% ne
5/,-ldeasc%0
7 -rc&l-r1 s(u/e$% el0 De c3+e -r& v)a/ s(us1 ne(r&c-(s&.&l-r1 s%
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nu/a& eu9 va 4& nev-&e s)- lu%/ d&n l-c val)v3r+e69
7 Ne .&ne/ de e*a(a/en+e *& alunec%/ (e c-a+e1 r3de '$-/-+-s
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Al,er+ cade 5n nas *& sca(% d-& ,ul$%r& &/en*& de '%(ad%0 Nu/a& - +u4%
/%run+% 5l 5/(&ed&c% s)- &a la vale (e (-v3rn&*0 Se r&d&c% 4ur&-s *& &',e*+e
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an+8erulu&0
7 Ra8a+ ne/.esc2 scr3*ne*+e el0 E 4ru/-s c3nd 5l (r&ve*+&1 dar la +rea,%
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7 Cu/ r%/3ne cu san+&nelele9 se &n+eresea'% #%+r3nul 5n cl&(a 5n care
ne adun%/ cu +-.&& 5n &$lu0
7 T-+u)& 5n re$ul%2 declar% #arcel-na1 $8e/u&ndu)se 5n+re Le$&-nar *&
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7 C&uda+ cu/ v&ne de se lea$%1 +-c/a& acu/ 5/& a/&n+esc de un anu/e
$eneral)/a&-r R-++Se&ler1 se (-rne*+e -r+a1 scu+ur3nd - .&$ar% "Aun-" d&n
(ac8e+ul e& verde0 A nu se c-n4unda cu (rea),&necun-scu+ul Herr
R-++Se&ler d&n Han-vra1 care a c-nce(u+ c3&nele (-l&.&s+ "R-++Se&ler"0
Generalul nu era n&c& /%car rud% cu +&(ul cu c3&nele0 Ha,ar n)aveau unul
de e=&s+en.a celu&lal+1 *& $eneralul nu (u+ea su(-r+a (r&vel&*+ea unu&
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,es+&& ne$re0 T-+ul a (-rn&+ de la - ,&c&cle+% ) - ,&necun-scu+% ,&c&cle+%
O(el d&n #&ele4eld+ ) (e care se d%deau de)a dura nu/a& (%+ur&le su(er&-are0
#&c&cle+a as+a O(el s+%+ea re'e/a+% 5n+r)- '& de (ere+ele case& $eneralulu&1
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A*a1 dec&1 c3nd $eneralul se 5n+-arse de la - Cur+e Mar.&al%1 unde
c-nda/nase la /-ar+e un de'er+-r1 *& v%'u ,&c&cle+a cu (r&c&na1 se 5n4ur&e
a+3+ de +are 5nc3+ 5l (r&nse su$8&.ul0 <*& v3r5 &u+e /-n-clul 5n -c8& (en+ru a se
c-nv&n$e c%1 5n+r)adev%r1 - ,&c&cle+% c&v&l% '%cea re'e/a+% de (ere+ele s%u
de $eneral1 *& c3nd 5*& d%du sea/a c% -c8&ul s%u /&l&+ar nu)l 5n*ela1 sl-,-'&
- /ul.&/e de /-r/%&+ur& *& se sc8&/,% la 4a.%0 A(-& lu% ra(&d - 8-+%r3re
s+ra+e$&c%1 a+ac% ,&c&cle+a *&)- a'v3rl& 5n (arcul d&n (ar+ea -(us% a s+r%'&&0
I/ed&a+ 5ns% ,&.-acla ven& 5na(-&0 Un 5n$r&6&+-r de (arcur& 5& 4%cu v3n+ de
unde ven&se0 <& (u+ea& vedea c8&(&ul un&4-r/e& (es+e creas+a '&dulu&0
"Ce dracu9" url% $eneralul1 *&)l lu% 5n +%r,-ac% (e 5n$r&6&+-rul cu (r&c&na
de nu se v%'u0
<n+r)- (l-a&e de 5n6ur%+ur& *& ,les+e/e1 r&d&c% .-acla 5n (-'&.&a
re$ula/en+ar%1 *&)& d%du un ,r3nc& 8-+%r3+ care)- (r-&ec+% 4%r% ,&c&cl&s+ (e
deal 5n 6-s1 5n d&rec.&a &n+ersec.&e& S-es+er0 Ac-l- se ,u*& de una d&n
,&c&cle+ele r-*&& ale (-*+e& care)l (ur+a (e (-*+a*ul de re'erv% GrPns+e&n1
as+4el 5nc3+ a/3nd-& erau 5n e=erc&.&ul 4unc.&un&&0 <n '&ua a&a1 GrPns+e&n nu
c%ra c-res(-nden.% -,&*nu&+%1 c& scr&s-r& secre+e1 s&$&la+e *& 5nre$&s+ra+e1
+rec3nd de la un sed&u al Ges+a(-ulu& la al+ul0 Cu un +r-sne+1 Herr GrPns+e&n
c%'u 5n 4und *& - (al% su,vers&v% de v3n+ duse cu ea +-a+e scr&s-r&le *& le
r&s&(& (e +-+ l-cul0 Dar ce se 5n+3/(l% /a& a(-& 4u /ul+ /a& $rav0 T-c/a& 5n
cl&(a 5n care $eneralul d%dea s% &n+re (e (-r+&.a $r%d&n&& sale1 5/(-d-,&+% cu
vul+ur&1 5*& 4%cu a(ar&.&a d&n (arc un dul%u (-l&.&s+ ,run1 "R-++Se&ler"1 cu
4%lc&le c%sca+e0
"H%u)8%u2" 4%cu d&8an&a1 *&)*& 5ncle*+% 4%lc&le ,&ne d-+a+e 5n ,uca -,e'%
a $eneralulu&0
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de /edal&& (en+ru ,%r,%.&e care)& a+3rnau (e (&e(+ul s%u lar$0 D%du dru/ul
(-r+&.e& *& s%r& 5n $r%d&n% la ad%(-s+ /a& &u+e dec3+ -r&ce recru+0 -ar+a d&n
4&er 4-r6a+ se +r3n+& 5n ur/a lu& cu un +r-sne+ care /a&)/a& c% le lu% (&u&+ul
vul+ur&l-r (rusac& de (e ea0
C%u+% 5n s+rad% cu ,%$are de sea/% s% vad% c&ne)l (%$u,&se de 6u/%+a+e
d&n +urul n%dra$&l-r1 dar nu se vedea n&/en&0 Du(% cu/1 (r-,a,&l1 a.& a4la+1
c3&n&& %*+&a sun+ n&*+e d&av-l& a& na&,&& de */ec8er&1 *& dul%ul 5n cau'% nu era
+-c/a& - e=ce(.&e a rase& sale0 Se s+recur% 4ru/u*el (r&n (-r+&.a d&n d-s
(en+ru a)*& c-n+&nua a+acul d&n+r)un (unc+ /a& s+ra+e$&c0
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n%dra$&l-r lu& nenea $eneraluK1 c& *& - 8alc% 4ru/u*&c% d&n d&s+&nsul s%u
,%s%n%u0 T-+ul se s43r*& la 4el de ,rusc cu/ 5nce(use 5n /-/en+ul 5n care
a(%ru s+%(3nul c3&nelu& *&)l c8e/% la el cu - 4lu&er%+ur%0
"#rav-1 c%.el2" s(use el1 /3n$3&nd d&8an&a cea ,run%0
Generalul se r&d&c% 5nce+ 5n c&'/ele sale de c%l%r&e0
7 As+a v% va c-s+a scu/(1 d-/nule1 s(u/e$% el1 4rec3ndu)*& d-sul
6u/ul&+0 S%l,%+&c&unea a&a va 4& 5/(u*ca+%2
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dar ve& a4la +u 5n cur3nd2 S(er c% nu (lec& &/ed&a+ (e 4r-n+1 $enerale9"
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ce 4ac $eneral&& $er/an&9
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5nce(ur% s%)& l&c%reasc% re$&/en+e 5n+re$& de (lu+-ane de e=ecu.&e1 *&)un
'3/,e+ 5& su,.&e ,u'ele0F <.& s(un eu1 d-/nule1 $enul %s+a de 5n+re,are
(r-v&ne d&n s&s+e/ul de s(&-na6 al du*/anulu&0 Ia s% lu%/ n-& un e=e/(lu0
Dac)a* 4& 4-s+ 5ndea6uns de nec8&,'u&+ s%).& s(un c% (lec /ar.& (e 4r-n+1
&na/&cul ar 4& a4la+ &/ed&a+ c% d&v&'&a !M! Aae$er +rece 5n l&n&a)n+3&0 <nc%
vre- c3+eva 5n+re,%r& nev&n-va+e ca as+a1 *& S+a+ul)Ma6-r al &na/&culu& ar *+&
e=ac+ unde va 4& d&s(us% acea d&v&'&e0 EGeneralul 5l ar%+% acu'a+-r cu
de$e+ul (e (r-(r&e+arul c3&nelu&0F B&1 da+-r&+% ac+&v&+%.&l-r +ale sus.&nu+e1
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v&n d&n S&e,en$e,&r$e1 d&s+r&c+ d&n care v&n nu/a& s-lda.& va6n&c&1
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5nc% de la c&n*(e)*a&*(e an& dac)ar 4& nev-&e0 N)au (rea /ul+ cre&er1 dar
+-c/a& de aceea sun+ e=celen.& &n4an+er&*+&0 E adev%ra+ c% nu sca(% /ul.& cu
v&a.% d&n+r)un r%',-&1 dar as+a de/-ns+rea'% c% re$&unea cu (r&c&na (r-duce
s-lda.& ,un&0 C3nd S+a+ul)Ma6-r &na/&c (une /3na (e as+4el de &n4-r/a.&&1
5*& s+r3n$ de 5nda+% r3ndur&le1 nu cu una1 c& cu +re& d&v&'&& de el&+%0 Dac)ar 4&
4-s+ - d&v&'&e ,erl&ne'% sau - *lea8+% de ,e.&v& de ,ere d&n MPnc8en1 a+unc&
n&.&c% (3r3&al% cu /-r+&erele ar 4& 4-s+ de a6uns ca s%)& +r&/&+% (e 4&$uran.&&
%*+&a de c&nc& ,an& 5na(-& 5n ,er%r&&le l-r0 Te)a/ /&r-s&+ eu1 Herr S(&-n1
c-n+&nu% el0 Sun+ *e4ul Serv&c&ulu& M&l&+ar de C-n+ras(&-na6 a&c&1 5n
D&s+r&c+ul /&l&+ar VI1 *& a/ +r&/&s - $r%/ad% de)alde +&ne 5n 4a.a Cur.&&
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salu+ul na'&s+ cu v3r4ur&le de$e+el-r e=ac+ (e l&n&a -c8&ulu& dre(+0F <n !M;H
a/ /%r*%lu&+ 5n r3ndul +re& 5na(-&a E=celen.e& sale General Ludend-r442
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ce (%.e*+& dac% 4ur& - ,&c&cle+%9"
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r3deau 5nc3n+a.&0
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5n%un+ru (e "R-++Se&ler" *& (e s+%(3nul s%u (en+ru a c-n+&nua d&scu.&a 4%r%
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Ord&nulu& S3n$elu&0 He&l H&+ler2"
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(ar+&d0 As+4el1 ce& /a& dev-+a.& /e/,r& se c-ns&derau a 4& ce& 5nscr&*& (r&n+re (r&/&&1 (e
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r3ndul lu&0 C-ns&der% c% -r&ce d-,&+-c1 &nclus&v un an$r-s&s+ de car+-4& care)
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e el0 Era de da+-r&a -a/en&l-r1 credea el1 s%)l cun-asc%2
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cu+&e1 dar 4u nev-&+ s% *&)- a(r&nd% s&n$ur0
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de car+-4& 5ndr%$-s+&+ de c3&n& ar 4& 4-s+ d-ar un Leu+nan+ 5n re'erv%1 +r&/&s
acas% (en+ru c% are carne+ul de (ar+&d 5n re$ul%0 Sau1 c&ne *+&e1 un
Un+er-44&'&er -r& vreun (r%(%d&+ de (u*ca*9 Un $eneral $er/an de Ar/a+%
nu se (-a+e c-,-r5 n&c&c3nd a+3+ de 6-s0 Ma& ,&ne s% (ar% - -/&s&une d&n
(ar+ea lu&0
O vre/e a 4-s+ l&n&*+e0 Era1 cu/ se s(une1 l&n&*+ea d&na&n+ea 4ur+un&&0
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*& d&n .&$ara /e/,rulu& de (ar+&d0
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l3nce'eala0 E=(-r+ul de car+-4& (rac+&c a 5nce+a+0 E<*& (l&/,% (r-v-ca+-r
(r&v&rea de la $eneral la c3&ne1 care se +-l%n&se c-/-d (e - (&ele de leu d&n
4a.a c%/&nulu&0 Era +-+ ce /a& r%/%sese d&n+r)un (r%(%d&+ de leu reu/a+&c
(e care $eneralul 5l 5/(u*case (e c3nd se a4la *& el 5n +rea,% a*+e(+3nd s%)
ncea(% a d-ua C&-/%$eal% M-nd&al%0F V%d ne$ru 5na&n+ea -c8&l-r1
$enerale1 s&+ua.&a)& su/,r%0 D&n (u.&n% can+&+a+e de car+-4& (e care (-+ (une
/3na (r&n 4&l&ere +e/e&n&ce1 c&nc&'ec& la su+% +re,u&e (reda+% nen-r-c&+e& de
Ar/a+e1 care (l%+e*+e (re.ur& /&n&/ale1 s+a,&l&+e de c3+eva /ur%+ur& de
4unc.&-nar& c&v&l& de (r&n M&n&s+erul al&/en+a.&e&0
Oa/en& care n&c& /%car nu sun+ 5n s+are s% scr&e c-rec+ ne/.e*+e1 dar
4-l-sesc un 4el de l&/,a6 (r-(r&u1 &d&-+ *& 4unc.&-n%resc0 Ar +re,u& l%sa+ +-+ul
5n sea/a Re&c8s4P8rerulu& SS *& arunca+e la $un-& +-a+e r%/%*&.ele (u+rede&
/-nar8&&2 Te a(uc% d&s(erarea1 '%u)a*a1 $enerale2 I)a/ scr&s *& FP8rerulu&1
dar n)a/ (r&/&+ r%s(uns0 C3*+&$%/ *& +-+ c3*+&$%/1 dar n&c& una d&n
v&c+-r&&le n-as+re nu ne duce n&c&unde0 Eu nu *+&u ce s% /a& 4ac1 *& car+-4&&
se 5/(u.&nea'% v%'3nd cu -c8&&0 Ha& - da+%1 s%)& '&ce/ - v&c+-r&e /are *&
s3n$er-as% *& s% +er/&n%/ (-ves+ea1 ca s%)*& (-a+% -/ul vedea d&n n-u de
a4acer&le sale0 A*a cu/ 4usese/ s&l&.& s% (r-ced%/ de c%+re /%rea 4&nan.%
6&d%neasc% 5na&n+e de r%',-&0 r&ve*+e /area v&c+-r&e (e care)- re(ur+%/ 5n
/-/en+ul de 4a.%2 <n+rea$a Ar/a+% a L)a an'er 'ace 5n c-dr&& de (e ODa1
unde se las% ,u/,%c&+% de c%+re +unur&le ,-l*ev&ce1 *& re$&/en+e1 ,a+al&-ane
*& c-/(an&& 5n+re$& sun+ 4%cu+e 4%r3/e *& r&s&(&+e (es+e 5n+rea$a 5n+&ndere a
/la*+&n&l-r0 B& *+&& ce '&ce lu/ea9 Se s(une c%1 &nd&4eren+ 5n ce d&rec.&e
(r&ve*+&1 cerul 5n+re$ e 5n 4l%c%r&0 Sa+ele *& -ra*ele sun+ (us+&&+e *& ele1 la
r3ndul l-r1 a*a 5nc3+ nu /a& r%/3n dec3+ /-r/ane de cenu*%0 @s+a)&
r%',-&ul0 Dur *& s%l,a+&c0 Nu)& (en+ru (a(%)la(+e2 A/ a4la+ +-a+e as+ea 5n
cele d-u%*(e lun& c3+ a/ 4-s+ la *c-ala (en+ru v-lun+ar&"0
<n +&/( ce v-r,ea as+4el1 aces+ /e/,ru de (ar+&d *& ne$us+-r de +-can%
s%r& 5n (&c&-are *& se 5ncl&n% (-l&+&c-s 5na&n+ea $eneralulu&0
"Cer (er/&s&unea s% ra(-r+e'1 Herr General1 s% +r%&.&2 Sun+ v-lun+arul
(en+ru un an K-/&sc8 Le-nard1 +re&'ec& *& +re& de an&1 Re$&/en+ul de
In4an+er&e rusac N #randen,ur$1 el&,era+ d&n serv&c&ul ac+&v (e /-+&v de
car+-4& *& -r'2"
Se +r3n+& 5na(-& 5n 4-+-l&ul d&n (&ele1 un /-ns+ru an+&c1 ne$ru *& -r&,&l1
cu un s(%+ar a+3+ de &nc-/-d 5nc3+ nu/a& un /as-c8&s+ l)ar 4& (u+u+ 5ndr%$&0
"Nu /% (l3n$ de +unur&le care ,u,u&e1 de -ra*ele arse -r& de -a/en&&
uc&*&0 D-ar de)a&a)& r%',-&2 Ce)a/ avu+ *& ce)a/ (&erdu+ ) c-n+&nu% el
$es+&cul3nd (r&n aer cu - .&$ar% (r-as(%+ a(r&ns% ) dar lucrul cel /a& r%u
sun+ ar+&ler&*+&& %&a ,les+e/a.& care (resc8&/,% 5n ru&ne d&s+&ler&e du(%
d&s+&ler&e0 Ce dracuK &)a $%s&+ de se a(uc% s% (un% +unur&le l-r a4ur&s&+e (e
d&s+&ler&&9 ETre/ur3nd de &nd&$nare1 sc-ase d&n ,u'unar un carne+ $r-s0F Ia
ascul+% a&c&1 $enerale0 <nce( s% cred c% +-+ r%',-&ul %s+a /-nd&al e (us la
cale s(ec&al (en+ru a /% ru&na (e /&ne2 E<*& u/e'& de*+ele *& se a(uc% s%
5n+-arc% (a$&n&le0F US+eaua R-*&eV d&n K&ev a lua+ !IG +-ne de car+-4& ) ras%
de (e su(ra4a.a (%/3n+ulu&J UOa'a a+r&e&V1 M&nsD1 ;?? +-ne de car+-4& *&
!?? +-ne de -r' ) 4%cu+ 4%r3/e0 Ace*+& Un+er/ensc8en 5/& sun+ da+-r&)
v3ndu.& (en+ru ul+&/ele d-u% l&vr%r&2 B& cu as&$ur%r&le cu/ r%/3ne9 F-r.%
/a6-r%2 N&c& - (ara c8&-ar% (en+ru +-a+% /ar4a /ea de cal&+a+e su(er&-ar%2
Oare 5/& va ac-(er& (a$u,ele (u+ern&ca Ar/a+% $er/an%9 Iar+%)/%1
$enerale1 era d-ar un $3nd r%'le.0 Ia s% vede/1 UVul+urul de AurV HarD-v )
lucr%+ur% +e/e&n&c% ) 4unc.&-nea'% +-+ anul1 '& *& n-a(+e ) *e4ul era un &ns de
+rea,%0 e nevas+%)sa - c8e/a W&l/a *& era (leca+% /ereu (r&n s+a.&un& de
-d&8n% *& +ra+a/en+0 Vreau s% s(un1 nerv&& ) e u*-r s% 4&& 5/(u*ca+ c3nd
+r%&e*+& 5n Un&unea S-v&e+&c%1 unde s+a+ul (-a+e 8-+%r5 ce cul-are va avea
(ere+ele d&n d-r/&+-rul +%u *&)*& (-a+e v3r5 de$e+ele lu& lac-/e 5n
,u'unarele +ale c3nd are c8e40 E a(r-a(e la 4el de r%u ca la n-&0"
Herr K-/&sc8 5*& duse 5n$r-'&+ /3na la $ur% 5n cl&(a 5n care 5*& d%du
sea/a ce)a s(us0 S%r& de'-r&en+a+ d&n 4-+-l&ul s%u de /as-c8&s+1 a'v3rl&
5na&n+e ,ra.ul dre(+ *& r%cn&C "He&l H&+ler2"
Generalul sc8&.% un '3/,e+ 4-r.a+ *& (r&v& cu c-ada -c8&ulu& la c3&nele
de (e (&elea de leu0 %rea a/u'a+ de re/arca s+%(3nulu& s%u0 <*& ar%+a c-l.&&0
"Alal+%&er& a/ a4la+ cu -r-are c% -(+ d&s+&ler&& au ars (3n%)n +e/el&&0 S%
v-r,&/ desc8&s1 $enerale1 dac% +re,ur&le /a& c-n+&nu% /ul+% vre/e 5n 4elul
%s+a1 - s% a6un$e/ cu +-.&& la sa(% de le/n *& eu v-& 4& c-/(le+ ru&na+0 C&ne
na&,a va /a& cu/(%ra car+-4& *& -r' dac% nu /a& s+%)n (&c&-are n&c& -
d&s+&ler&e9"
"Nu cre'& c% ve'& lucrur&le 5n+r)- lu/&n% /ul+ (rea su/,r%9 5n+re,%
$eneralul *& (r-(use s% &a a/3nd-& un (%8%rel de ceva0 S&+ua.&a n-as+r% 5n
cl&(a de 4a.%)& ,un%0 D&v&'&&le $er/ane 5na&n+ea'% v&c+-r&-ase (r&n s+e(a
rus%0 Recun-sc c% d&n c3nd 5n c3nd /a& sare)n aer *& c3+e)- d&s+&ler&e1 dar
+re,u&e s% 4ace/ cu +-.&& sacr&4&c&& 5n vederea V&c+-r&e& F&nale0"
"Ar 4& +&/(ul s% se)n+3/(le -da+%J de (re4er&n.% 5na&n+e ca d-,&+-c&& %&a
r-*&& s% 4ac% '-, *& cea d&n ur/% d&s+&ler&e2" -4+% a,%+u+ ne$us+-rul de
car+-4&0
Cu un $es+ au+-r&+ar1 $eneralul 5& ar%+% -as(e+elu& s%u 8ar+a de r%',-&
care 5/(-d-,ea (ere+ele de l3n$% c%/&n0
"Ia (r&ve*+e"1 Herr K-/&sc80 A&c& e N&(rul1 *& Ceva /a& 5nc-l- V-l$a )
calea "v&e.&&" Rus&e&0 Nu)& nev-&e dec3+ s% +rece/ n&.el d&nc-l- de ele1 *&
e=(ed&.&a n-as+r% de (ede(s&re d&n R%s%r&+ e 5nc8e&a+%0 B& u&+e a&c& e A4r&ca0
Du(% cu/ ve'&1 nu /a& e /ul+ (3n% la Ca&r-2"
"C3.& D&l-/e+r&9" 5n+re,% K-/&sc8 (rac+&c0 use /3na (e un ,%. de
c8&,r&+ *& /%sur% (e 8ar+% vre- /&e de D&l-/e+r&0
"As+a nu c-n+ea'%1 s+r&$% $eneralul1 4ur&-s1 d3ndu)& -as(e+elu& s%u (es+e
/3n%0 Du(% cu/ s(unea/1 nu /a& e /ul+ *&1 5n c8&ar cl&(a as+a1
Feld/arsc8all R-//el (re$%+e*+e - l-v&+ur% dec&s&v% asu(ra *u,redel-r
(-'&.&& en$le'e*+&0 S+&ndardul $er/an de lu(+% va 4lu+ura (e /&nare+ele d&n
Ca&r-0 Res+ul nu /a& e dec3+ - -(era.&une de cur%.en&e l-cal%0 E$&(+en&& *&
ara,&& au s&/(a+&'a+ d&n+-+deauna cu n-&1 ne/.&&0 Nu /a& e dec3+ -
c8es+&une de -re (3n% c3nd se v-r r&d&ca (e 4a.% 5/(-+r&va re$&/ulu& de
+er-are al en$le'&l-r *& se v-r (une su, (r-+ec.&a dre(+e& n-as+re c-nducer&
ne/.e*+&0 A4r&ca va r%suna de c8e/area "He&/ &ns Re&c82"
GH
0 E<*& +recu
de$e+ul ar%+%+-r de la Ca&r- (e cul/&le /un.&l-r Cauca' *& descr&se un arc
ele$an+ 5n 6urul 5n+re$&& Ge-r$&&0F A&c&1 /a*&na de r%',-& $er/an% se
r-s+-$-le*+e 5na&n+e1 n&/&c&nd +-+ ce)& s+% 5n cale0 EAr%+%+-rul s%r& la
#&r/an&a0F B& a&c& Ar/a+a I/(er&al% Aa(-ne'% 'dr-,e*+e 4-r.ele en$le'e *&
a/er&cane0 Se a(r-(&e cu (a*& re(e'& '&ua 5n care v&c+-r&-asele ar/a+e
$er/ane *& 6a(-ne'e 5*& v-r da /3na la $ran&.a de /&a'%n-a(+e a Ind&e&0 O
l-v&+ur% de /aes+ru 5n d-/en&ul s+ra+e$&e&0 Ce '&c& de as+a1 Herr K-/&sc89
Acu/ (-.& 5n+re'%r& V&c+-r&a F&nal%9"
Ne$us+-rul de car+-4& 5*& drese v-cea1 5*& +recu /3na (es+e 4a.% *&)*&
(l&/,% (r&v&rea (es+e /area 8ar+% de r%',-&0 <n acela*& +&/( nu se (u+u
a,.&ne s% nu se $3ndeasc% la +-a+e d&s+&ler&&le d&s+ruse0
"<n+r)adev%r1 ara+% 4-ar+e (r-/&.%+-r1 $enerale1 recun-scu el0 <na&n+%/
4-ar+e /ul+2 E%ru s% c3n+%reasc% n&.el lucrur&le1 calcul3nd d&s+an.a d&n+re
#&r/an&a *& Cauca'0F Dar a/ *& da+ 5na(-& d&n+r)- /ul.&/e de l-cur&1
-,serv% el +&/&d0 EA+&nse 8ar+a cu un de$e+ r&$&d *& (ruden+0 <*& (l&/,%
de$e+ul 5na&n+e *& 5na(-& (e /ar$&nea de es+ a Ge-r$&e&0F Calea /&l&+ar%
$e-r$&an% nu se /a& a4l% d&n (%ca+e 5n /3&n&le n-as+re0 EV-r,ea ca *& cu/
el 5nsu*& ar 4& s/uls aceas+% cale de su, (&c&-arele Ar/a+e& $er/ane0 Trecea
la /us+a.% (e l3n$% 5nal+a +r%dare0F B& cu M-sc-va cu/ r%/3ne1 $enerale9
C8&ar *& cu ce& /a& a$er& -c8& ne/.e*+& nu cred c% c&neva ar (u+ea vedea
/are lucru d&n M-sc-va de la d&s+an.a la care se a4l% 5n cl&(a de 4a.% ,%&e.&&
n-*+r&2"
"B& /a& '&c& c)a& 4-s+ v-lun+ar2 r%cn& $eneralul1 r-*u la 4a.%1 arunc3ndu)&
c3&nelu& de (e (&elea de leu - as(r% (r&v&re /&l&+ar%0 A/ avu+ de cur3nd
c3+eva /&c& re.&ner& 5n unele sec+-are ale 4r-n+ulu& l&(s&+e de &/(-r+an.%0
Dar ceea ce nu/e*+& +u re+ra$ere1 dra$ul /eu1 nu re(re'&n+% dec3+ -
re$ru(are *& - rea*e'are a 4r-n+ulu&0 O -(era.&une +ac+&c% u+&l% care s+%
/%r+ur&e (en+ru l&/(e'&/ea de $3nd&re a C-/andan+ulu& n-s+ru Su(re/0
C8&ar 5n cl&(a as+a1 +ancur&le n-as+re +rec n%valn&c (e dru/ur&le ruse*+&0
u*+&le)/&+ral&er% '-rn%&e *& ar+&ler&a $er/an% url%0 O,u'ele n-as+re se
GH
Acas% 5n Re&c82
(r%v%lesc ca $r&nd&na (es+e Un+er/ensc8en1 care 5nce( s%)*& dea sea/a
c&ne)& s+%(3nul0 Un ,un cun-sc%+-r de -*+& (-a+e 4ace lucrur& /%re.e cu
s-lda+ul $er/an2 E<*& +r3n+& ar%+%+-rul (e 8ar+%0F <n (%dur&le de)a&c& a/
c-/asa+ - ar/a+% cu - (u+ere de lu(+% cu/ n)au /a& v%'u+ n&c& Du/ne'eu1
n&c& D&av-lul0 Oda+% (us% 5n /&*care1 n&/&c n)- va /a& (u+ea -(r& (3n%
d&nc-l- de M-sc-va0 Ia (r&ve*+e1 d-/nule2 A/ +recu+ d&n v&c+-r&e 5n
v&c+-r&e0 A/ da+ (es+e ca( Iu$-slav&a *& Grec&a *& le)a/ 4%r3/a+0
G%l%$&-sul UC-c-* Gal&cV a 4-s+ 6u/ul&+ *& 5n d-ar (a+ru'ec& de '&le a 4-s+
5n4r3n+0 Olanda1 #el$&a1 Dane/arca *& N-rve$&a 4%cu+e .%nd%r& *& arunca+e
la $un-&0 Nu dansea'% dec3+ cu/ le c3n+%/ n-&0 B& a&c& se a4l% F&nlanda1
R-/3n&a1 #ul$ar&a *& Un$ar&a1 v&+e6&& n-*+r& al&a.& eur-(en&0 Dac)a/ vrea1
a/ (u+ea l%sa 5n sea/a l-r 5n+re$ +ea+rul de r%',-& d&n R%s%r&+0"
"Generalul a -/&s I+al&a1" &n+erven& ne$us+-rul de car+-4&0
"Mda2 Tre,u&e s% .&ne/ sea/a *& de I+al&a1" recun-scu $eneralul1
$es+&cul3nd de c3+eva -r& va$ cu de$e+ul deasu(ra c&'/e& I+al&ce0 <n
real&+a+e1 nu)& (u+ea su4er& (e &+al&en& *& n&c& s(a$8e+ele l-r0
"Oare ne (u+e/ 5ncrede 5n ,ul$ar& *&)n r-/3n&9 5n+re,% K-/&sc81
$3nd&ndu)se c3.& ,an& are de 5ncasa+ 5n aces+e d-u% .%r&0 A/ au'&+ c%
,a+al&-ane 5n+re$& de'er+ea'% la &na/&c *& c% nu /a& v-r s% v-r,easc%
ne/.e*+e"0
"A6un$e2 r%cn& $eneralul0 Nu ad/&+ s% se d&scu+e 5n casa /ea c8es+&un&
de 5nal+% +r%dare0 A& (r&ce(u+1 /%&T /%& v-lun+arule2"
Acu/ lucrur&le au lua+ - 5n+-rs%+ur% (e care n&/en& n)ar 4& (u+u+)-
,%nu&1 '3/,e*+e -r+a 4er&c&+0 T-a+e &nsul+ele care le veneau (e l&/,%1 de la
"8-. de ,&c&cle+e" *& (3n% la "5nal+% +r%dare" ',urau 5nc-l- *&)nc-ace (r&n
ca/er%1 5ns-.&+e de -,serva.&& l%+ra+e de "R-++Se&ler0"
"D&n (ar+ea /ea1 5.& (-+ v3r5 r%',-&ul %s+a /-nd&al unde *+&u eu1 ',&er%
T-can%1 r-*u la 4a.%0 Nu)/& (as% c&ne c3*+&$%0 T-+ ce vreau e ca ra8a.&& %&a
de la ar+&ler&e *& ,-/,ard&erele s% lase 5n (&c&-are c3+eva d&s+&ler&&1 ca s%)/&
(-+ eu v&nde d&n n-u car+-4&& *& -r'ul c3nd s)- +er/&na +%r%*en&a2"
"Te)a/ /&r-s&+ eu1 .&(% $eneralul1 5n4&$3ndu)*& (u/n&& 5n s-ldur&0 M)a&
(r&ce(u+9 M%&T /%& a8+&a+ule du(% +r%sc%u2" <l 5n*4%c% (e ne$us+-r de
u/er& *&)l scu+ur% ca (e)un *-,-lan0
D&n ne4er&c&re1 de'l%n.u& a+acul %s+a 4ur&,und asu(ra unu& /e/,ru de
(ar+&d c8&ar 5n 4a.a unu& (-r+re+ v&s%+-r al FP8rerulu&0
T&(ul cu car+-4&& se s/ulse d&n s+r3ns-area $eneralulu& *& nu (&erdu
-ca'&a s% salu+e cu ,ra.ul 5n+&ns (-r+re+ul FP8rerulu&0
"Te (rev&n1 $enerale ) s+r&$% el &nsul+a+0 Nu sun+ un 4&+ec&ne1 4%c3nd (e
$r-'avul cu - sa,&e de +&n&c8ea0 De.&n Ord&nul S3n$elu&2 Sun+ /e/,ru de
(ar+&d1 a/ (er/&s de (-r+)ar/%1 *& nu /% dau 5n l%+ur& s)- 4-l-sesc2"
"B& ce)/& (as% /&e9 r%cn& $eneralul care u&+ase +-+ ce)a 5nv%.a+ la
*c-ala de -4&.er& de la -+sda/1 reven&nd (e +erenul de &ns+ruc.&e0 M% cac (e
Ord&nul +%u1 ascul+% ce).& s(un1 ,%& 4a,r&can+ de +r%sc%u0 C3+ des(re (ar+&dul
+%u1 n)- s% /a& r%/3n% /are lucru d&n el c3nd s)- +er/&na r%',-&ul2 Ha2
l%+r% el1 $es+&cul3nd cu &nd&ca+-rul (r&n aer0 Tu *& cu FP8rerul +%u v%
5nc8&(u&.& cu/va c% n-& ) *& a&c& se ,%+u cu de$e+ul 5n (&e(+ )1 Ar/a+a
rusac%1 cea care a &e*&+ d&n (%/3n+ la (-runca lu& Freder&c cel Mare1 va
ac-rda (ar+&dulu& v-s+ru de /3na a (a&*(ea - s&n$ur% '& de v&a.%9 Un (ar+&d
care nu)& 5n s+are s% $3ndeasc% dec3+ 5n +er/en& de svas+&c& 4lu+ur3nde2
Cre'& c% n-&1 $er/an&&1 (u+e/ 4& c-ru(.& (r&n &de-l-$&& s+r%&ne9"
Ne$us+-rulu& de car+-4& nu)& venea s%)*& cread% urec8&l-r0 Era $a+a s% se
urce (e (ere.& *& s% se dea cu ca(ul de e& (en+ru a)*& l&/(e'& $3ndur&le0 O
&dee s+r%&n%2 S% +e cac& (e ar+&d0 >%/(%l%ulu& %s+u&a 5n un&4-r/% (ese/ne
c% &)a 4&er+ cre&erul de la s-arele care l)a ,%+u+ 5n (&cDel8au,e2 Svas+&c&
4lu+ur3nde9 Ce $3ndur& &n+eresan+e /a& aveau *& $eneral&& %*+&a2 Dar &d&-+ul
cu v&(u*c% r-*&e - d%duse 5n ,ar%0 De as+a e& nu se /a& 5n$r%/%deau 5n
6urul unu& Ka&ser sen&l *& (e 6u/%+a+e sc8&l-d0 Un Ka&ser a c%re& s&n$ur%
real&'are (-'&+&v% d&n v&a.% a 4-s+ s% (&ard% un r%',-& /-nd&al0 Aveau s%
a4le e& des(re ce e v-r,a 5n n-ua er%2"
Desc8&se de c3+eva -r& $ura (en+ru a s(une ceva0 Cre&erul 5& era &nunda+
de r%s(unsur& (rec&se0 Dar $eneralul nu)& d%du r%$a' s% v-r,easc%0
"Ia (r&ve*+e)nc-aK2 r%cn& $eneralul cu - v-ce -,&*nu&+% s% c-/ande0
Ar%+% s(re un +a,l-u /are1 su/,ru1 5n4%.&*3nd 6us+&.&a $er/an%0 Un
s+e6ar ur&a*1 5/(-d-,&+ ca (-/ul de Cr%c&un al une& 4a/&l&& 5ns+%r&+e0 De
4&ecare crean$% se ,%l%,%nea un r%u4%c%+-r cu un *+rean$ ne/.esc 5n 6urul
$3+ulu&0 Era - c-/(-'&.&e ,&ne c3n+%r&+%0 A+3rnau ac-l- 4e/e&1 c-(&&1 +&ner&
*& ,%+r3n&1 (3n% *& un c3&ne 6&$%r&+0
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la ca(2"
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desene 5n cre&-n1 4ru/-s 5nr%/a+e1 5n4%.&*3nd SS)&*+& care e=ecu+au -a/en&
5n ur/a v&c+-r&-asel-r +recer& ale Ar/a+e& (r&n -l-n&a *& Rus&a0 E=ecu.&&le
se 4%ceau +e/e&n&c1 5n c-n4-r/&+a+e cu Re$ula/en+ul Ar/a+e&0
"<nce(use/ s% +e c-ns&der un -/ cu/secade1 dar acu/ +e)a/ d&,u&+0
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n&.el de v-r,% cu Gaule&+erul n-s+ru2"
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n-u 5n cl&(a 5n care se 5n+-arse 5n *a (en+ru a)& /a& arunca $eneralulu&
c3+eva -c%r& de r%/as),un0 Aces+a r%/%sese 5n (ra$ul u*&&1 des(&c3nd aerul
cu crava*a0
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de car+-4& c3&nelu& s%u 5n +&/( ce +receau 5n $-an% (e S-es+ We$0
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A4ar% 4lu+ura lene* 5n ad&erea de var% s+ea$ul s3n$er&u cu svas+&ca0
"S+&ndardul1 4%cu ne$us+-rul de car+-4&1 r&d&c3nd ,ra.ul dre(+0 He&l
S&e$2"
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vre/ea c3nd lucrau 5/(reun% ca ar$a.& (e /-*&a unu& ,ar-n care 5n+re +&/(
4usese e=ecu+a+0
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,%u+-r de ,ere0 Ar%.& de (arc)a& 4& 8al&+ s/-al%2"
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as+a ne)ar (u+ea da ,%+%& de ca(0"
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care)a s(us c% se cac% (e FP8rer *& c% ar+&dul nu)& dec3+ - &dee s+r%&n%2"
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a/en&n.%+-are0F A& $r&6% ce s(u&1 d&8an&e +uc&ur&e0"
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"Se cac% (e FP8rer1 a&9 4%cu Gaule&+erul1 cu v-ce u*-r a/en&n.%+-are0 <l
s+r&v&/0 S+a& l&n&*+&+2 C% ven& v-r,a1 a& s%)/& da& c&nc& su+e de /%rc& de 6-&a
+recu+%0 S(er c% n)a& u&+a+0"
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care 5nc% n)a -,.&nu+ d&v-r.ul cu 6&danul (e care l)a/ e=(ed&a+ 5n la$%r0"
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Gaule&+erul1 sc%r(&n3nd c3&nele du(% urec8&0 Vre/ur&le ,une1 5n care n-&1
/e/,r&& de (ar+&d1 (u+ea/ 4ace +-+ ce ne (-4+ea &n&/a1 5nce( s% a(un%0
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ra8a.&l-r d&n (-l&.&e le e 4r&c% de /&l&+ar&0 Fere*+e)+e de l&n&a 4r-n+ulu&1
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8-+%r%*+e care v-r 4& .&n+ele2 Oda+% a6uns ac-l-1 n&c& /%car (ar+&dul nu +e
/a& (-a+e aduce 5na(-&0"
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,eleaua (e ca(ul /eu9 A/ 4-s+ 5n+r)un r%',-& (en+ru Ger/an&a0 M&)
a6un$e2"
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,ra.ele0 Slu6,a +a 5nc%)& la l-c de c&ns+e0 >ara nu (-a+e 4%r% *na(s0 Ave/
nev-&e de el (en+ru a ne (%s+ra /-ralul (r&n +-a+e 5ncerc%r&le as+ea $rele *&
8-+%r3+-are (r&n care +rece/0"
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-d&n&-ar% unu& /&n&s+ru s-c&al)de/-cra+ al 6us+&.&e&0 <n+re +&/(1 aces+a
4usese rea,&l&+a+ *& acu/ s(%r$ea (&a+r% la #uc8enSald0
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*& *+&au (e unde +re,u&e s)- &e& (en+ru a a6un$e la .&n+%0 De)a lun$ul an&l-r
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(le-a/(%1 lun$% *& ,rune+%1 cu urec8& cl%(%u$e0 ur+a c&u,-+e nu/%rul
(a+ru'ec& *& (a+ru *&)l 5n+recea la /ers (e -r&ce &n4an+er&s+ 5n R&lele de a6u+-r
(en+ru &arn%
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1 c3nd /%r*%lu&au cu +-.&& 5ns(re ader Halle 5n+r)- (r-ces&une
lu/&na+% de +-r.e1 ca s% ,ea ,ere du(% ce '&ua 5n+rea$% '-rn%&ser% d&n
(u*cul&.ele 5n care 4%ceau c8e+%0 C% ven& v-r,a1 Ger+rude era a +re&a nevas+%
a lu& Herr Kel(0 Cea d&n+3& a /ur&+ de /-ar+e na+ural% (r&n 5nec0 A s%r&+ 5n
r3ul ader cu - ,uca+% de 4&er le$a+% de $3+0 Nu/ele e& era Ulr&DDa ) -
4e/e&e e=+re/ de evlav&-as%0 A s%r&+ 5n r3u de (e (-dul d&n s(a+ele
ca+edrale&0 Se $3ndea (ese/ne c% D-/nul - va &er+a dac%)*& va lua v&a.a
l3n$% un l%ca* s43n+0
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(e+rece ac-l- sus2 Sau 6-s1 5n %l%lal+ l-c1 aceea*& (-ves+e0
Nu/ele cele& de)a d-ua neves+e a +&(ulu& cu c3rna.& *& del&ca+ese era
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c%ruc&-rul0 D-/n&*-ara W&l8el/&na era ar&an% de sus (3n% 6-s0 %r ca
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c3+eva svas+&c& r-+a+&ve /-n+a+e 5n%un+ru1 care se 5nv3r+eau 5n d&rec.&&
-(use0 E-r+a su$erea'% /&*carea cu a/,ele /3&n&0F Mu&erea as+a +&(
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res+ur& de dra(er&e de la du$8eana lu& L&e,s+-ss1 a4la+% (e H&nden,ur$
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Ravens,rPcD
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0 Dar Frau W&l8el/&na ar 4& 4%cu+ /a& ,&ne s% r%/3n% acas%
5n '&ua aceea0 <*& 5nce(u e=curs&a1 4%c3ndu)& - v&'&+% ,ru+arulu&1 O++-1 de (e
General Ludend-r44 S+rasse1 care .&nea - du$8ean% /&=+% ) ,ru+%r&e *&
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&ns+&+u&+% de na'&*+&1 c-ns+3nd 5n c-lec+area 5n 4&ecare an1 5nce(3nd cu luna -c+-/,r&e *&
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vederea c-/,a+er&& 4-a/e+e& *& 4r&$ulu&1 a /-,&l&'%r&& (-(ula.&e& *& a /en.&ner&& s(&r&+ulu&
de 5n+ra6u+-rare *& ca/arader&e 5n cadrul c-/un&+%.&& (-(ulare ;n#t#<#
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ca4enea0 Ac-l- ,%$% su, nas (a+ru (r%6&+ur& /ar& cu cre/%0 F%cu sc8&/, de
ve*+& (r-as(e+e cu al+e c3+eva neves+e de (ar+&d care aveau *& alea (%r
5ns(&ca+ *& ,%rcu.e (e cea4%
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0
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,l-nd0 C-s&.ele e& ar&ene & se des4%cur% *& ar%+a ca - c-+-r-an.% care)a +recu+
(r&n+r)un v&sc-l 5n +&/( ce c-,-ra d&n N-rve$&a s% vad% ce se /a& 5n+3/(l%
5n ,%+r3na Ger/an&e 5n ur/a de*+e(+%r&& na.&-nale2
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a(-& 5n (ar+ea -(us%0
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4usese s/uls% d&n ca(0
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Frau W&l8el/&na aler$a 5n cerc1 .&(3nd0 e ur/% '%r& un l-c s&$urC
#&r-ul c&rcu/scr&(.&e& elec+-rale na.&-nal)s-c&al&s+e0
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%&a aer&en& *&)a arunca+ 5n+rea$a 5nc%rc%+ur% de ,-/,e de c&nc& su+e *& de
d-u% su+e c&nc&'ec& de c8&le unde nu +re,u&e0 Au a+er&'a+ cu +-a+ele 5n
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c&/&+&r1 *&)a /a& +r&/&s (e ur/ele l-r *& c3+eva /&& de &ncend&are (en+ru
deser+0 A*a c% acu/ nu /a& *+&e n&/en& ce s)a ales de r%/%*&.ele (%/3n+e*+&
ale d-a/ne& W&l8el/&na0 Dar as+a nu l)a -4+&ca+ (rea +are (e ,unul n-s+ru
Kel(0 S)a 5nsura+ (en+ru a +re&a -ar%1 cu 4&&ca lu& MPller1 cun-scu+ul
ne$us+-r de (-rc& d&n MPns+er0 Fa+a era - ,uc%.&c% ar%+-as% care se *+&a
(une 5n val-are0 Lucrase de6a de un +&/( 5nc-ace (en+ru Kel(1 5n sec+-rul
c3rna.&l-r1 unde +rans4-r/a c3rna.& vec8& 5n c3rna.& (r-as(e.&0
7 E&1 e&1 &n+erv&ne #%+r3nul cu un '3/,e+ *u$u,%.0 Nu l)a& u&+a+ cu/va
(e ne$us+-rul +%u de car+-4&9 Se a4la 5n v&'&+% la Gaule&+er9
7 #&ne5n.eles1 4&r)ar s% 4&e1 e=cla/% -r+a0 B+&& +u cu/ +e duce - (-ves+e
la al+a0 Unde r%/%sese/9
7 Cr-&au (lanur& deasu(ra ,&r-ulu& 4-s+ulu& /&n&s+ru al 6us+&.&e&1
'3/,e*+e Le$&-narul1 a(r&n'3ndu)*& un "Ca(-ral"0
7 A1 da2 Dec&1 +ele4-nul 5nce(use s% sune la Ges+a(-1 (e R&n$s+rasse1
c-n+&nu% -r+a0 Be4ul Ges+a(-ulu& era unul d&n a/&c&& l-r car+-4-r& d&n
'&lele de 6-&0
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d&n +-cul de la su,su-ar%0 Era ,ucur-s ca un c%/%+ar care d% (es+e n&sca&va
lucrur& de val-are 5n l-cu&n.a unu& /u*+er&u0
N)a e=&s+a+ /a& n&/&c de care s% nu 4& 4-s+ acu'a+ $eneralul1 dar ve'& c%
n&c& el nu (&erduse +&/(ul de$ea,a0 Avusese - d&scu.&e de n-u%'ec& de
/&nu+e cu Aud&+-rul C-r(ulu& de Ar/a+%1 Kur'e0 T-+ul a 4-s+ ra(-r+a+0
C3&nele1 ,&c&cle+a1 an$r-s&s+ul de car+-4&1 d&s+&ler&&le d&s+ruse *& /ul+)
a*+e(+a+a V&c+-r&e F&nal%0
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de ne$us+-r de car+-4& nu (-a+e s(une ce)& +rece (r&n ca( la adresa Ar/a+e&
$er/ane0 Tre,u&e c% *&)a (&erdu+ /&n.&le2 r-(un s% 5nce(e/ cu del&c+ele
/&n-re care neces&+% d-ar c&n*(e an& de 5nc8&s-areC &nsul+area Ar/a+e&1
de+er&-rare de ,unur& /&l&+are1 a/en&n.area 4-r.el-r ar/a+e1 l&(s% de res(ec+
4a.% de un&4-r/a /&l&+ar%0 e ur/% (u+e/ +rece la cele care se cer (ede(s&+e
cu /-ar+eaC de4e+&s/1 r%s(3nd&rea de (r-(a$and% &na/&c%1 sa,-+area
v-&n.e& de re'&s+en.%1 s(&-na6"0
"B& cu c3&nele cu/ r%/3ne9" 5n+re,% $eneralul r%',un%+-r0
"<l 5n4und%/ n-& *& ()%s+a1 4%$%du& Kur'e1 sl-,-'&nd un 8-8-+ de r3s
care nu (reves+ea n&/&c ,un0 Sa,-+a6 al ec8&(a/en+ulu& /&l&+ar *& a+ac
asu(ra unu& -4&.er su(er&-r0 A/,ele del&c+e sun+ (as&,&le de s(3n'ur%+-are0
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(ara$ra4ul ;L!1 al&n&a+ul G al C-dulu& (enal /&l&+ar0 ara$ra4ul %s+a /&)a
adus Crucea (en+ru Serv&c&u de R%',-& Clasa <n+3& cu 4el&c&+%r&0 C3nd va
au'& c%l%ul +rea,a as+a1 va (re$%+& de 5nda+% e*a4-dul0"
C8&ar de)a d-ua '&1 +re,ur&le s)au (us 5n /&*care1 *& 5nc% ce /&*care0 B&
c3nd +e $3nde*+& c% +-+ul s)ar 4& (u+u+ re'-lva (r&n+r)- c&-/%$eal% s+ra*n&c%
*& un *u+ ne/.esc 5n cur (en+ru c3&ne0 M% r-$2 De(ar+a/en+ul IV); A 5l
r&d&c% (e $eneral (en+ru un /&c &n+erv&u1 5n vre/e ce GEFEO
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1
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cu '$ard% la $3+ *& lan. de le$%+ur%1 c-n4-r/ Re$ula/en+ulu& Ar/a+e&0
Du(% n&.&c% s(-r-v%&al% des(re c3&n& *& s+area vre/&&1 "&n+erv&ul" cu
K-/&sc8 deven& ) cu/ se s(une ) /a& sever0 "Car+-4&-rul" se alese cu
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des(re r%',-&ul de +re&'ec& de an&0
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*& s)a /a+-l&+0 <n +&/(ul (&lel&&1 *&)a da+ dru/ul la l&/,% 4a.% de)un +&( care
nu)& 5/(%r+%*ea &de&le0 S-c-+ c% *+&.& ce vreau s% s(un9 A 4-s+ s%l+a+ 5nc%
5na&n+e s%)& +reac% /a8/ureala2
7 D-a/ne1 e=cla/% M&cu.ul c-(le*&+0 Cre'& c% %& d&n ,r&$%'&le ne/.e*+&
de /-ravur& sun+ la 4el de +ar& ca *&)a& v-*+r&9
7 Nu *+&u1 4ace "Curvarul"1 sc-.3nd vale+ul ) (es+e care -r+a +r3n+e*+e
(r-/(+ un as (en+ru al+e d-u%'ec& *& unu )1 dar +e as&$ur c% nu le sca(%
/are lucru1 *& *+&u c% a+unc& c3nd nu)& r%',el 5*& 4ac v&'&+e unul al+u&a *& se
.&n rec&(r-c la curen+2
7 <n ce lu/e +&c%l-as% /a& +r%&/ *& n-&2 -4+ea'% M&cu.ul1 c-,-r3nd
c%r.&le 4%r% s%)*& dea sea/a1 as+4el 5nc3+ "De$er&l%" a(uc% s% le vad%0
7 D-u%*unu1 c8&c-+e*+e -r+a0 A rece(.&-na+ (e l-c se/nalul de la
"De$er&l%"1 cu care 4ace (erec8e0
M&cu.ul r%/3ne 4%r% $ra&0 Se 8-l,ea'% la asul *& la cele d-u% re$&ne d&n
4a.a lu& -r+a cu - (r&v&re s+u(&d%0 El are d-& vale.& *&)un (-(%0 Dac% n)ar 4&
+r%nc%n&+ a+3+ des(re #r&$ada de /-ravur& d&n M-sc-va ar 4& (u+u+ l&c&+a de
/ul+ "d-u%'ec& *& unu"0 Dar e 5nc% a+3+ de sur(r&ns de ceea ce a a4la+ 5nc3+
u&+% s% se *& su(ere0
7 Vre& s%)/& s(u&1 4ace el1 a(lec3ndu)se (es+e /as%1 c% v-&1 $al-na.&&
d&n M-ravur&1 (u+e.& d&,u& dac% eu a/ (us)- ca(r% (e)- /u&ere9 </& (are
ca - (-ves+e .&cn&+%2
7 M% r-$1 e -r&cu/ un lucru ,%+u+ (e /uc8&e1 s(une "Curvarul"1
a*e'3nd un (-(% la l-cul lu&0 B& sen+&n.a)& de +re&'ec& de an&0 Du(% d-u%'ec&
de an&1 a& -ca'&a s% +e /u.& 5n+r)un la$%r de /unc%0 A1 *& dac% .&& /-r.&* s%
v&-le'&1 nu u&+a c% /a6-r&+a+ea &nd&v&'&l-r cu (r&c&na sun+ e=(ed&a.& 5n
5nc8&s-area &-(re de (e r3ul T-/sD0 A/ 4-s+ - da+% (e)ac-l- 5n+r)-
/&s&une de esc-r+% cu d-& /a&/u.-& care nu c-/&seser% v&-l1 dar aveau
c3+eva "le,ede" care cu+re&erau NevsD& r-s(eD+
N?
(en+ru e&0 D&n aceas+%
(r&c&n% au 4-s+ (-+c-v&.& cu d-u%*c&nc& de an&0 T-+ dru/ul au 4-s+ a/3nd-&
vesel& nev-&e /are1 4%c3nd (lanur& de v&&+-r *& al+e alea1 dar ar 4& +re,u&+ s%
le vede.& /-acele c3nd a/ +recu+ creas+a dealur&l-r *&)a/ da+ cu -c8&& de
l-cul s(re care se 5ndre(+au1 (e /alul -(us al r3ulu&0 Ma& era cale lun$%1
dar la vederea lu& avea& sen'a.&a (e care .&)- d% un (u/n cr3ncen +r3n+&+ 5n
/&6l-cul 4e.e&0 Era/ +re& care)& esc-r+a/0 B+&&nd c% nu le u/,l% (r&n ca(
dec3+ $3ndul s)- *+ear$% c3+ /a& de(ar+e de n-& cu (u+&n.%1 &)a/ .&nu+ *& /a&
s+r3ns de lan.ur&0 "r-(r&e+ar&& de le,ede" +-c/a& real&'aser% ce 5nsea/n%
d-u%*c&nc& de an&0
7 Ma&c% rec&s+% d&n Ka'an1 c% /ul+ /a& e1 &n+erv&ne -r+a $3nd&+-r0
E<*& /3n$3&e ,%r,&aJ c8&,'u&nd0F D-a/ne 4ere*+e1 lun$% vre/e2
7 Tac& d&n $ur%1 (en+ru Du/ne'eu1 /-r/%&e M&cu.ul0 As+a l)ar d-,-r5
*& (e cel /a& al draculu& /a&/u.-& d&n c3.& e=&s+%0 D-u%*c&nc& de an&2 D-ar
(en+ru c% (u& la +rea,% n&*+e 4us+e ca s%).& (-.& un$e n&.el /a& /ul+ un+ (e
4el&a de (3&ne0 B& ,%nu&esc c% du(% a&a /a& *e'& al.& d-u%*c&nc& de an& la
(%s+rare 5n+r)un la$%r de rea,&l&+are0
7 F&& s&$ur1 5ncuv&&n.ea'% "Curvarul"0 N)a/ au'&+ de n&c& unul c% s)ar 4&
5n+-rs d&rec+ ac%s&c% du(% ce *&)a &s(%*&+ (edea(sa1 c8&+ c% era 5nc8&s-are sau
la$%r de /unc%0 <n+-+deauna +e /a& a*+ea(+% *& c3+e)- sur(r&'% la "deser+"0
Or&cu/1 & se '&ce "e=(ul'are 5n S&,er&a"0
7 S4&n+e S&s-e1 $e/e M&cu.ul1 duc3ndu)*& /3na la ca(1 5n a*a 4el 5nc3+
"De$er&l%" s%)& (-a+% vedea d&n n-u +-a+e c%r.&le0
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C&nc&'ec& de an& (en+ru - 'drean.%0 e +-.& drac&&1 nu2 O s% 5n+ru 5n+r)-
N?
NevsD& r-s(eD+ ) /are ,ulevard d&n M-sc-va0
/%n%s+&re2
7 un r%/%*a$ c% 5n -cna de la T-/sD sun+ - /ul.&/e de (r%(%d&.& d&n
%&a -,seda.& de 6uc%rele /u&ere*+& care)*& ,les+e/% '&lele c% nu s)au n%scu+
+ar% (-d-a,e +ru(e*+&1 e de (%rere -r+a1 l&c&+3nd +r&u/4%+-r "d-u%'ec& *&
unu" (en+ru a d-u%s(re'ecea -ar%0
8u tre%uie s fii !ntrun rz%oi mai mult
de cinci minute pentru a !n"elege c(t de
stupid e totul# Cu siguran", eQist &i alt
cale de a rezolva lucrurile=
-r+a c%+re M&cu.ul la (er&4er&a unu&
-ra* rusesc 5n 4l%c%r&
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rugciune# ,e rugau cu glas tare pentru lucrurile pentru care le era permis s se
roageG dar !n ad(ncul inimii se rugau pentru pace# 0entru sf(r&itul rz%oiului,
acest iad pe pm(ntG nicic(nd s nu mai vad solda"i sau tancuriG nicic(nd s nu
mai ai% dea face cu o%uze &i %om%e incendiare# ,e rugau ca omul !n uniforma
cenu&ie a 0artidului s se numere printre mor"i la urmtorul raid aerian# $n
rugciunile lor !&i ascundeau dorin"a de a le fi dat si vad c(t mai cur(nd pe
solda"ii englezi &i americani#
'intro dat, murmurul rugciunilor !ncet# $n ochii enoria&ilor licri
panica#
0reotul !ngenuncheat se ridic &i privi !nspim(ntat spre u&a !nchisG auzea
tropitul apsat al cizmelor &i c(ntecul metalic &i %rutalB
W&r Serden Se&+er /arsc8&eren1
Senn alles &n Sc8er,en 4Zll+1
denn 8eu+e $e8Qr+ uns Deu+sc8land
und /-r$en d&e $an'e Wel+2
A1
7 ,,ul= fcu preotul !n &oapt, &i&i ls m(inile !mpreunate dea lungul
corpului#
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mistuit de flcri# 3am%urgul redus la un peisa) lunar# 2eipzigul un infern de foc#
Breslau lupta p(n la ultimul om &i pan la ultimul glon"# 2a PRln, ruinele
N!
V-/ /%r*%lu& +-+ 5na&n+e[ De)- 4& ca +-+ul s% se 4ac% 4%r3/e[ (en+ru ca as+%'&
Ger/an&a ne a(ar.&ne[ *& /3&ne1 lu/ea)n+rea$% a n-as+r% va 4&0
catedralei se !nl"au deasupra caselor nruite, dar garda ./hrerului mr&luia
!ncontinuu, sfr(m(nd ruinele su% tlpile "intuite ale cizmelor#
PUNTEA
San&a ,l&nda+% a C-/&sarulu& se a4l% 5n 4run+ea c-l-ane&0 E 4&resc1 de vre/e
ce el e s&n$urul care *+&e dru/ul c%+re l-cul unde e ascuns aurul0
C%rarea 5n$us+% *& *er(u&+% dev&ne d&n ce 5n ce /a& a,ru(+%0 Cu c3+
urc%/ /a& sus1 cu a+3+ /-ralul n-s+ru c-,-ar%0
D&n c3nd 5n c3nd1 +ancur&le alunec% 5na(-&1 r&sc3nd s% +reac% de ,u'a
v%&& *& s% se (r%,u*easc% 5n 8%u0 r&v&nd 5n 6-s1 a& sen'a.&a c% +e a4l& (e
/uc8&a unu& ca'an cu a(% cl-c-+&+%0 R%(ada v&sc-l&+% .3*ne*+e d&n el
ase/enea 6e+ur&l-r d&n+r)un $8e&'er0 Nu/a& c-nduc+-r&& r%/3n 5n ve8&cule0
N-& ce&lal.& ne (une/ (a(uc& s&,er&en& (en+ru '%(ad% *& ne .&ne/ (e (ar+ea
&n+er&-ar% a c%r%r&&1 l&(&.& de (ere+ele de s+3nc%1 as+4el 5nc3+ r&scul de a 4&
arunca+ (es+e /ar$&ne de c%+re - (al% v&-len+% de v3n+ s% 4&e /a& /&c0
A6un*& d&nc-l- de n&velul c-(ac&l-r1 unde v3n+ur&le e+erne au 5n+%r&+ '%(ada1
ne (une/ sc8&ur& scur+e0
Acu/ +ancur&le *& s%n&&le cu /-+-r 5*& /%resc v&+e'a *& ne e $reu s%
.&ne/ (asul cu ele0
an+8erul lu& -r+a &n+r% cu - v&+e'% a/e.&+-are 5n+r)- cur,% (e /uc8&e
de cu.&+1 alunec% la+eral *& se l-ve*+e +r-sn&nd de c-as+a /un+elu&0 e
c%rarea 5n$8e.a+% 4ace - r%suc&re de +re& su+e *a&'ec& de $rade1 alunec%
5na(-& *& c-,-ar% ver+&$&n-s s(re n-&1 5/(r-*c3nd de 6ur)5/(re6ur cu $8ea.%
*& '%(ad% 5n$8e.a+%0 Ne arunc%/ 5n l%+ur& care 5nc-+r- (en+ru a nu 4& s+r&v&.&
de /-ns+rul de (a+ru'ec& *& c&nc& de +-ne0
T)HL d&n c-ad% +-c/a& +rece (r&n cur,a e=+re/ de s+r3ns%1 c3nd
an+8erul se n%(us+e*+e asu(ra lu& 5nv%lu&+ 5n+r)un ur&a* n-r de '%(ad%0
7 S43n+% N%sc%+-are2 .&(% Al,er+1 5n$r-'&+0
7 <n+-arce /a*&na1 cre+&n%r&e nea$r%2 ',&ar% #arcel-na cu d&s(erare1 dar
Al,er+ e c-/(le+ (aral&'a+0 Se 8-l,ea'% cu -c8&& c3+ ce(ele la /-ar+ea care
n%v%le*+e url3nd asu(ra lu&0
r&n+r)un sal+ s(ec+acul-s1 #%+r3nul se arunc% (e T)HL1 dar1 5na&n+e ca el
s% a(uce s% c-,-are (r&n +urel%1 an+8erul a *& s-s&+0 O.el se &',e*+e de -.el
*& a/,ele +ancur& se (rec&(&+% (e (an+a alunec-as%0
r&n+r)- /&nune1 Al,er+ reu*e*+e s% &/(r&/e *en&lel-r - /&*care
&nvers%1 a*a 5nc3+ T)HL se 4reac% de (ere+e *& se -(re*+e d&n $-ana
ne,uneasc%0 <n ce 4el1 e un /&s+er0 an+8erul ca,rea'%1 c%.%r3ndu)se (e
6u/%+a+e (es+e T)HL0 r&n '-rn%&+ul -.elulu&1 d&s+&n$e/ &nv-c%r&le d&s(era+e
ale lu& Al,er+ c%+re Du/ne'eu0 #%+r3nul 5*& re(ede de d-u% -r& (al/a (es+e
4a.a +uc&ur&ulu&0 Al,er+ 5nce+ea'% s% /a& ',&ere *& '3/,e*+e (r-s+e*+e0
7 N&c& un -/ nu re'&s+% la a*a ceva1 se +3n$u&e el a/%r3+1 du(% care se
a*a'% a4ara 5n '%(ad%1 8-l,3ndu)se la a,&sul de dedesu,+0
7 Tac%).& 4leanca)a&a nea$r%2 e=cla/% #%+r3nul 4ur&-s0 Mar* 5na(-& 5n
c%ru.a +a ca s)- (u+e/ lua d&n l-c0
7 #a nu vreau1 (r-+es+ea'% Al,er+1 cenu*&u la 4a.%0 Nu /% /a&
&n+eresea'% n&c& un 4el de aur2 M% /ul.u/esc s% r%/3n un s%r/an
O,er$e4re&+er de cul-are 5n Ar/a+a $er/an%1 da1 da0 La ce)/& /a&
4-l-se*+e - s(&nare de aur1 -/ule1 dac% 'ac 'dr-,&+ 5n carul /eu (e 4undul
vreune& v%$%un&9
7 >&)a/ (-runc&+ s% +ac&1 s(u/e$% #%+r3nul1 5ndre(+3ndu)*& au+-/a+ul
s(re Al,er+0 Sus cu +&ne2
S/&-rc%&ndu)se 5nce+&*-r1 Al,er+ se s+rec-ar% (r&n +ra(% *&)- +r3n+e*+e 5n
ur/a lu&0
Se &sc% - c-n+r-vers% 5n4-ca+%1 care d&n+re n-& s% /ear$% l3n$%
c-nduc+-r& 5n ve8&cule0 Re4u'%/ cu +-.&&1 *& a+unc& -r+a -r$an&'ea'% -
$rev% a *-4er&l-r0 Nu v-r s% c-nduc% 4%r% c3+e un -,serva+-r 5n 4&ecare
ve8&cul0
E $reu de s(us c&ne ',&ar% /a& +are1 #%+r3nul sau C-/&sarul0 Dar1 cu/
e -,&ce&ul1 ce& /a& sla,& se dau ,%+u.&0 Rese/na+ *& 5n6ur3nd (e)n4unda+e1
/% ca.%r l3n$% -r+a *& /% s+rec-r (r&n+re a(ara+e0
7 Ar%.& ca a/&cul /eu R-decD 5n '&ua 5n care l)au s%l+a+ s%)l v3re la
,ul%u +re&'ec& de an&1 r3n6e*+e el0
7 Nu)l *+&u (e a/&cul +%u1 5& r%s(und 5n d-& (er&0
7 Era un &ns de +rea,%1 c-n+&nu% -r+a vesel0 I se '&cea 8-. de /a*&n&
(en+ru c% 4ura /a*&n&0 Dar 5n real&+a+e era v-(s&+-r1 *& era a+3+ de d&,ac&
5nc3+ 5n+r)- -r% *& un*(e /&nu+e 4&= 5.& rev-(sea -r&ce 4el de /a*&n%0 De
-,&ce&1 5& /a& r%/3nea n&.&c% v-(sea1 as+4el 5nc3+ (r-(r&e+arul /a*&n&&
5/(reun% cu 4a/&l&a (u+eau adul/eca - s%(+%/3n% 5n+rea$% (3n% le &e*ea
nasul (e d&nc-l-0 A +r%&+ l&,er *& 4er&c&+ 5n +-v%r%*&a v-(selel-r *& a
(-/(el-r sale (3n% 5n+r)- d&/&nea.% de /&ercur&1 5n+re -rele +re& *& c&nc&0
S-ner&a de la u*% a suna+ a+unc& a+3+ de &ns&s+en+ *& a+3+ de +are 5nc3+ a& 4& '&s
c%)& Scara-.c8& care a ven&+ s% culea$% un su4le+ r%+%c&+0
"C&ne dracu)& ac-l-9" ',&er% R-decD de (e (ar+ea d&n%un+ru a u*&&1 n&.el
ca/ -.%r3+ c% a 4-s+ +re'&+ la - -r% nu (rea -r+-d-=%0
"De +re& -r&1 $8&c&"1 c3r3& - v-ce d&n (ra$0 I/ed&a+ u*a ',ur% 5n .%nd%r&
(es+e el *& d-u% ,-rur& +rase (e -c8& cerur% s%)& vad% 5nc8e&e+ur&le /3&n&l-r0
C%+u*ele 4%cur% "cl&c"1 *& se +re'& 5n ,lu'a de (&6a/a cu /an*e+e de -.el0
A*a c% dus a 4-s+1 cu -alele lu& cu v-(sea cu +-+1 *& n&/en& nu l)a /a&
v%'u+ de)a+unc&0
Dru/ul 5nce(e s% 4&e /a& (rac+&ca,&l *& cu +-.&& re&n+r%/ 5n ve8&cule0
<na&n+e de a s+r%,a+e +rec%+-area0 C-/&sarul ne -rd-n% s% le$%/ /a*&n&le
5n+re ele cu ca,lur& du,le de re/-rcare0 C%rarea va deven& a+3+ de a,ru(+%
5nc3+ e=&s+% (er&c-lul ca ve8&culele s% se r%s+-arne0 Un$8&ul l-r +e-re+&c de
5ncl&nare l)a/ de(%*&+ de /ul+0 N-ul T)HL c-ndus de Al,er+ se a4l% 5n
4run+e0 E +ancul cel /a& d-+a+1 (-a+e urca (e *en&lele sale &ncred&,&l de la+e
ase/enea une& ca(re ne$re1 *& Al,er+ *+&e cu/ s%)l c-nduc%C e nev-&e 5ns%
s%)& d%/ can+&+%.& a(rec&a,&le de +r%sc%u (en+ru a)l 4ace s% u&+e de 4r&ca sa
c-n+&nu% de /-ar+e0 Du(% ce ,a$% 5n el - 6u/%+a+e de ,u+elc% de v-dc% se
s&/+e s+%(3nul lu/&&0 D-ar -r+a 5l 5n+rece 5n+r)ale *-4er&e&0
7 Ia)- u*urel1 cur)ne$ru0 s% nu de(%*e*+& /ar$&nea2 5l (rev&ne -r+a d&n
+urela an+8erulu&0 S% nu).& 5nc8&(u& c% lada a&a ruseasc% se (-a+e c%.%ra (e
s+3nc& ne+ede0
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(lesnesc de d-u% -r& ca *& cu/ ar 4& d&n l3n%1 *& an'erul alunec% 5na(-&
5ns(re a,&sul a/e.&+-r0
7 Nu lu%/ *& n-& - (au'%9 s(une #arcel-na1 e(u&'a+0 e +-.& drac&&1 e)-
,e'n% de).& (-.& v3r5 de$e+ele 5n -c8&2
7 O (au'%9 A&c&9 La +re& du(%)a/&a'a9 e=cla/% #%+r3nul 4ur&-s0 Te)a&
.&cn&+1 (ese/ne2
C-/&sarul ne -rd-n% s% ne le$%/ unul de al+ul cu 4r3n$8&&le de
al(&n&s/1 5n a*a 4el 5nc3+ s% nu se r%+%ceasc% vreunul 5n &adul url%+-r de
'%(ad%0
7 Nu (-+ s% /er$ /a& de(ar+e1 $e/e Gre$-r0 %s+ra.& v-& (ar+ea /ea de
aur2 Dac% as+a ar 4& 4-s+ - +rea,% le$al%1 ar 4& +re,u&+ s% se ,a+% - n-u%
/edal&e (en+ru ea0 O /er&+%/ cu (r&s-s&n.%0
7 B& dac% d% $re*1 r3de M&cu.ul r%$u*&+ ) scu+ur3ndu)*& ,uc%.& de $8ea.%
de (e u/er& )1 - s% ne (un% 4&ec%ru&a 5n c3rc% c3+e - su+% d-u%*K de an& de
(3rna&e1 cu *ansa de a &e*& (en+ru ,un% (ur+are du(% -(+'ec&1 c3nd v-/ 4&
u&+a+ cu +-+ul ce va s% '&c% - .3.% de /u&ere0
7 Tac%).& 4leanca2 scr3*ne*+e #%+r3nul (r-s+ d&s(us0 R%/3ne.& a&c&1
(-runce*+e el scur+1 de'le$3ndu)se d&n 4r3n$8&a de s&$uran.%0 Eu - &au n&.el
5na&n+e s% arunc - (r&v&re0 S% nu)/& ',ura.& sc%43rl&a c3nd /)-& 5n+-arce2
Cu ,&n-clul ,%l%,%n&ndu)&)se (e (&e(+1 (-rne*+e s% se ca.ere1 *& 5n
c3+eva secunde '%(ada v&sc-l&+% 5l ascunde (r&v&r&l-r n-as+re0
7 E a+3+ de (ruden+ 5nc3+ se *+er$e la cur cu - -r% 5na&n+e de a /er$e la
c%c%s+-are1 ,-sc-r-de*+e -r+a .34n-s1 /u*c3nd 'drav%n d&n+r)- 8alc% de
carne a4u/a+% *& cl%+&nd)- cu - du*c% de v-dc%0 Ivan C%c%c&l% n)are n&c& -
*ans% s% se dea la n-&0 Ne/ern&c& d&n %*+&a 4-ar+e (ruden.& de +ea(a
#%+r3nulu& sun+ v&n-va.& c% se +%r%$%nea'% e4-r+ul de r%',-&0 Dac)ar 4& du(%
/&ne1 a/ da ,u'na du(% aurul unc8&ulu& I-s&4 c3+ de re(ede ne)ar .&ne
*en&lele2 Vec&n&& ar *+er$e)- c3+ a& cl&(&1 c% d-ar n)-r 4& a+3+ de scr3n+&.& s%
s+ea s%)*& -,l-6easc% /%dularele de$era+e 5n a*+e(+area n-as+r%0
7 C3+ e de 4r&$9 5n+rea,% Gre$-r1 5n4&-ra+0
7 Je ne sais pas, mon ami
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4&ar,%0 <nc% nu .&)a& da+ sea/a9 E*+& la 4el de 4-l-s&+-r ca un /%dular a+&ns
de - Dru6,%0
7 Te adrese'& unu& -4&.er de +rans/&s&un&1 scr3*ne*+e 4ur&-as% v-cea0
Acu/ vreau de la +&ne un r%s(uns l&/(edeC $radul1 nu/ele1 un&+a+ea2
7 Te)a& l-v&+ la ,&l% sau ce9 e=(l-dea'% M&cu.ul0 Nu (u+e/ d&scu+a
dec3+ c&4ra+2 Ve'& +u1 vec&n&& n)ar +re,u& s% *+&e ce 4ace/ n-& (e)a&c&1
(r&ce(&9 De la /&ne n)- s% sc-.& n&/&c2 A& (u+ea 4& unul d&n s(&-n&& %&a
a4ur&s&.& de care se v-r,e*+e a+3+a0 0aniemaie&i9
7 D%)ne1 D-a/ne1 r%,dare9 B+&& c-dul9
7 Nu1 de ce9 r3de M&cu.ul cu (-4+%0 Nu eu /% 6-c la 4recven.e0 <& .&n
d-ar l-cul lu& Aul&us1 care a &e*&+ la (l&/,are2
7 Ascul+%1 s-lda+1 *u&er% -4&.erul de +rans/&s&un&1 cu v-cea 5n+reru(+% de
4ur&e0 V-& 4ace.& cur%.en&e0 B& eu vreau s% *+&u ce anu/e a.& cur%.a+0
7 %& de ce n)a& '&s a*a d&n (r&/a1 5n l-c s% 5n+re,& c&ne sun+e/1
r%s(unde M&cu.ul0 T-c/a& a/ arunca+ un ,ul$%re de +-a+% 4ru/use.ea 5n
ca(ul lu& Ivan1 care acu/ se 5ndrea(+% s(re arad&s c3+ de re(ede 5l duc
sc8&ur&le0
7 D%)/&)l (e c-/andan+ul v-s+ru de (lu+-n *& car%)+e de la rad&-1
n%+%r%ule0 <.& ar%+ eu .&e ,ul$%r&2
7 #%+r3nule2 ',&ar% M&cu.ul (e un +-n r%sun%+-r de ,ar&+-n0 E un
-,seda+ la +ele4-n care vrea s% *+&e ce)a/ cur%.a+2 A& $r&6%1 s)ar (u+ea s% 4&e
unul d&n s(&-n&& %&a care /&*un% (es+e +-+ +r%$3nd cu urec8ea0 R&ce c%)&
-4&.er1 dar cred c% /&n+e2
7 Ce dracuK a& /a& 4%cu+9 5n+rea,% #%+r3nul 5n$r&6-ra+1 5ndre(+3ndu)se
s(re s+a.&a rad&-0
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4-r/a+% d&nC "Da1 d-/nule2" "Da1 d-/nule /a&-r2" "Da1 s% +r%&.&2"
7 B+&.& la ce /% $3ndesc eu 5n cl&(a as+a9 5n+rea,% -r+a du(% ce ne)a/
(us d&n n-u 5n /&*care0 La -u% 4&er+e *& creve.& 5n s-s de 8-/ar1 ur/a+e de
- (-r.&e 'drav%n% de carne de (-rc cu SauerDrau+ *& dulcea.% de (ere0
7 Gura2 scr3*ne*+e #%+r3nul1 (r-s+ d&s(us0 Nu /a& (-/en& de /3ncare0
B& (e +&ne1 M&cu.ule1 +e 5/(u*c dac% +e /a& a(r-(&& vre-da+% de s+a.&a rad&-2
<n '-r&& cenu*&& a& '&le& a6un$e/ la (ar&+&(1 care s(er%/ c% ne va (u+ea
+rece r3(a1 cu un dra/ de n-r-c0 E - c-ns+ruc.&e s+ran&e0
7 >&n)+e ,&ne1 e+re2 e=cla/% -r+a1 arunc3nd - (r&v&re 5n ad3ncur&0
Oare .&ne c8es+&a as+a un +anc9
7 C&c% .&ne1 r%s(unde "De$er&l%"1 r&d&c3nd d&n u/er&0 B& +re,u&e s%
n%d%6du&/ c% e a*a cu/ se s(une1 (en+ru c% al+% s-lu.&e n)ave/0 Tre,u&e s%
+rece/2 Cu avalan*a a&a a/ ,l-ca+ n-& 5n*&ne +rec%+-area0
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- (la+4-r/% $rea care a+3rn% le$%n3ndu)se de ca,lur& $r-ase0
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7 <.& dau v-&e s% 4&& +u (r&/ul1 Al,er+1 s(une -r+a1 cu un $es+ $ra.&-s al
/3&n&&0
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lea$%n%0 Ar +re,u& ca +ancul s% .3*neasc% (es+e (r%(as+&e ca d&n (u*c%0
7 A+unc& a& (re4era (-a+e s% +rec& ul+&/ul1 c3nd ca,lur&le v-r 4& /a&
u'a+e9 5n+rea,% -r+a sarcas+&c0 Nu /a& s+a (e $3ndur&1 4&ule1 *& 5n+&nde)-
(r&/ul2
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la+4-r/a se lea$%n% ca un va(-r la vre/e de 4ur+un%0 <nce+)5nce+ se
5ndrea(+% c%+re ca(%+ul -(us1 cu ca,lur&le 4lu&er3nd de 5nc-rdare0
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/&*c%+-are cu un $-l 5n s+-/ac0 <n c&uda (-ver&& (e care - (-ar+%1 (alele
v&-len+e de v3n+ +-+ reu*esc s)- 5/(&n$% de c-l-)c-l-0
7 are al draculu& de (er&cul-s1 5n$a&/% Gre$-r0 B& c3nd +e $3nde*+& c%
ne)a/ ,%$a+ v-lun+ar& 5n a4acerea as+a0
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-r+a ne(%s%+-r0 O s% ave/ ce (-ves+& c3nd v-/ 4& cu +-.&& s-c&al&*+&
suede'&0
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ca,lur&le 4lu&er% su, $reu+a+ea lu&0
-r+a 5*& +rece /3na (r&n cla&a r-*ca+% de (%r1 scu&(% 5n (r%(as+&e *&1
5/(reun% cu M&cu.ul1 a(uc% scr&(e+ele0
7 Nu (-+ s% /% u&+1 5n$a&/% C-/&sarul1 5n+-rc3ndu)se cu s(a+ele0
Ca,lur&le alea nu /a& re'&s+% /ul+% vre/e0
<n +&/( ce v-r,e*+e1 se aude un +r-sne+ sec *& unul d&n+re ca,lur&
(lesne*+e0 la+4-r/a 5nce(e s% se 5ncl&ne 5n+r)- (ar+e0 an+8erul alunec%
5nce+ 5na(-&0
7 0ar Allah= .&(% Le$&-narul a$&+a+0 Se duce2 S)a '&s cu e&2
7 Drace2 url% -r+a 5n$r-'&+ arunc3ndu)se la scr&(e+e0 la+4-r/a se
5ncl&n% d&n ce 5n ce /a& /ul+0 O (al% de v3n+1 *& s)a +er/&na+ cu e&0
7 A(uca.& ca,lur&le2 r%cne*+e C-/&sarul0 M&*carea2 Aduce.& +ancul T)
HL2
Al,er+ d% 5na(-&1 +r%$3ndu)*& carul 5n (-'&.&e (-+r&v&+%0 C-n+ra
cr-n-/e+ru1 le$%/ un ca,lu de (la+4-r/% *&)l 4&=%/ de (%/3n+ul s-l&d
5na&n+e s% (lesneasc% *& cel%lal+0
7 >&ne)ne1 D-a/ne2 s(une -r+a1 de (e +urel%1 8-l,3ndu)se la (un+e0
la+4-r/a a+3rn% acu/ 5n+r)un un$8& de LG de $rade 5ns(re 4undul
(r%(as+&e&0 A 4-s+ c3+ (e ce2 Mul+ n-r-c 5& +re,u&e -/ulu& (en+ru a sc%(a v&u
d&n+r)un r%',-& /-nd&al2
Brutalitatea na&te respect#
ADOLF HITLER
Alergar peste terenul de )oac, srir gardul &i&i continuar goana pe
Jundt ,trasse, g(f(ind din greu# 'inapoia lor auzir urlete#
7 3alt= ,tehen %lei%en=
A9
'ar nici unul dintre ei nu se opri# >sun ltratul sacadat al pistoalelor
mitralier#
Comandatul plutonului, un .eld1e%el !n v(rst, se pr%u&i primul !n apele
!nvol%urate &i limpezi ale r(ului# Trecuse de)a printrun rz%oi mondial &i fusese
hotr(t s rz%at &i prin acesta#
Cel mai t(nr czu al doilea# 8avea dec(t &aisprezece ani# ,e mai t(r! o
vreme pe genunchi, ating(nd cu fa"a zgura de pe )os# H d(r lung de s(nge !i
!nsemna trecerea# :ra !nc viu c(nd !l a)unse din urm 0oli"ia militar# $i traser
un glon" !n ceaf#
>estul plutonului a)unse pe pista de alergri &i dispru !n ,chei%enholtz
0arI# 8ici nul o%servar pe 2eutnant sp(nzurat de un copac, legn(nduse cu
m(inile legate la spate#
Ceva mai !ncolo sp(nzurau un H%erst &i un *efreiter# To"i trei purtau la g(t
o t%li"B
?C3 B?8 :?8 .:?*2?8*
':> ':8 .S3>:> +:>>AT:8 3AT=
NL
'ou ore mai t(rziu, !i !nh" 0oli"ia militar !n timp ce traversau Johannes
0arI1eg#
To"i nousprezece au fost sp(nzura"i de cei mai apropia"i copaci, ca un
avertisment teri%il pentru al"i dezertori#
Asta se !nt(mpla !n ziua de F martie 19C5 pe pista de alergri din 2eipzig#
NM
S+a&2 -(re*+e2
O?
Sun+ un la* care l)a +r%da+ (e FP8rer0
Corpurile dezertorilor nau fost co%or(te dec(t &ase sptm(ni mai t(rziu#
CPITANUL NEBUN DIN OGPU
C-/&sarul r&d&c% /3na 4%c3ndu)ne se/n s% -(r&/0
C3+eva /-+-c&cle+e sun+ (arca+e 5n /&6l-cul une& (&e.e r-+unde1
(res%ra+e cu '%(ad% cern&+%0 T-a+e1 au a+a*ur& (e care sun+ /-n+a+e (u*+&)
/&+ral&er%0
7 Cur&-s lucru cu/ de nu &au (u*+&le cu e& la ad%(-s+1 se /&r% -r+a0
7 Nu)& cur&-s del-c1 r&canea'% He&de0 Ca de -,&ce&1 e su(%r%+-r de ,&ne
&n4-r/a+0 A+3+a vre/e c3+ sun+ a4ar%1 sun+ $a+a s% &n+re)n 4-c0 As+a da+-r&+%
uns-r&& l-r /&nuna+e 5/(-+r&va $erulu&0 Dac% le &au 5n%un+ru *&)a(-& &es cu
ele1 var&a.&a de +e/(era+ur% le)ar 5n$8e.a *& le)ar 4ace ne4-l-s&+-are0
7 Ve'& s% nu).& 5n$8e.e .&e svas+&ca a&a r-+a+&v% d&n /%dularul +%u de
Herrenv-lD1 8-8-+e*+e M&cu.ul1 5nc3n+a+ de s(&r&+ul s%u0
7 N&c& ur/% de san+&nel%1 /ur/ur% #%+r3nul1 &.&ndu)*& ca(ul cu a+en.&e
(es+e /ar$&nea +ra(e& +urele&0 Ind&v&'&& %*+&a +are se /a& cred la ad%(-s+0
7 Du(% casa de c-l- e un ca/&-n 8-d-r-$&+1 s(une -r+a1 ar%+3nd cu
de$e+ul0
7 <n ca'ul %s+a1 4&& s&$ur c% /&*un% de Ivan&1 aver+&'ea'% M&cu.ul1
lun$&ndu)*& cerce+%+-r $3+ul0
C-/&sarul sare $re-& de (e /-+-san&e1 5ndre(+3ndu)se s(re n-& (r&n
'%(ada ad3nc%J v3n+ul 5& 4lu+ur% (-alele lar$& ale /an+ale&0
7 Oc8&& 5n (a+ru2 s(une el1 r&d&c3nd ca(ul c%+re #%+r3nul d&n +urela
an+8erulu&0 Nu (r&ce(2 A&c& n)are ce c%u+a (ers-nal al Ar/a+e&0 M% +e/ c)
au (r&ns de *+&re des(re n-&0 Ia)- (e s+rada de c-l-2 Eu a/ $r&6% de l-cul
%s+a cu +ancur&le T)HL *& san&a0 Nu +ra$e dec3+ 5n ca' de 4-r.% /a6-r%0
N-a(+ea e de (ar+ea n-as+r%0 Tr-$l-d&.&& %*+&a 8a,ar n)au care)& d&4eren.a
d&n+re un +anc *&)- +r&c&cle+%0 Dac% +e)n+rea,% careva1 s(une)& c% +rans(-r.&
$un-&0 en+ru e& as+a e de 5n.eles2
-r+a de/area'% cu un urle+ care cu+re/ur% casele d&n (rea6/%0
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(en+ru a de/-ns+ra de ce e)n s+are0 Ter&,&l&s/ clas&c de *-4er0 Un $es+ de
care nu se va de'-,&*nu& n&c&-da+%0
7 Cu ce s%)ncarc sar,acana9 5n+rea,% M&cu.ul1 /3n$3&nd un -,u'0
7 #r&'an+e1 4&r)ar s% 4&e2 Ce credea&9 *u&er% #%+r3nul enerva+0
7 Credea/ c% /er$ *& alea /arca+-are
O!
1 r3n6e*+e 4er&c&+ M&cu.ul0 Ma&
ave/ c3+eva cu v-(sea r-*&e2 Ivan se va sc%(a 5n n%dra$& de (l%cere c3nd
se va +re'& 5/(r-*ca+ de sus (3n% 6-s cu - 6u/a de +-n% de v-(sea s3n$er&e0
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7 D-a/ne s4&n+e2 &',ucne*+e #%+r3nul0 T-+ /a& ave/ /arca+-arele alea
nen-r-c&+e9 >&)a/ s(us s% le 4ac& v3n+2 O s% ne 4&e 4a+ale dac% vre-da+% 4ac&
vre- $a4%0
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nu vreau s% arunc -,u'ele alea2 C&ne *+&e1 (-a+e c)- s% ne d&s+r%/ cu ele
-da+% *&)-da+%0
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+-a+% l%.&/ea0
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-rd&ne2
7 Gura2 *u&er% #%+r3nul1 *& 4% ce).& s(un2
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7 Unde na&,a ne duce/9 /ur/ur% el1 rese/na+0
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5n+r)un (a+ 5n +-a+% re$ula0
M&cu.ul urc% de6a +re(+ele la+e care duc s(re res+auran+0
7 <nc-+r- a& a(uca+)-1 n%+%r%ule9 e=(l-dea'% #%+r3nul1 r&d&c3ndu)se d&n
+ra(a +urele&0
7 M% duc s% c-/and - ca4ea *&)- 4r&(+ur% 'drav%n%1 ',&ar% M&cu.ul cu
O!
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(en+ru a (u+ea 4& re(era+e u*-r de av&a.&e ;n#t#<#
O;
Res+auran+0
/3na (e clan.%0
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7 Nu1 vreau - can% de ca4ea1 c8&c-+e*+e M&cu.ul cu un r3n6e+ ca un
d-vleac des(&ca+0
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cl-c-+&nd0
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d%r3/& +-a+% 8ardu$8&a0 B& cr3*/arulu& n)- s%)& c-nv&n% una ca as+a0
7 Drace1 /-r/%&e #%+r3nul1 *+er$3ndu)*& sud-area de (e +3/(le0 A 4-s+
c3+ (e ce0
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cu &u.eala unu& &e(ure d&s(%ru+ 5n v%$%una lu&0
7 Ce)&9 5n+rea,% ulu&+ #%+r3nul0
7 Du(% c-l.1 ac-l-1 s+% 5n+rea$a Ar/a+% R-*&e *& se scar(&n%)n cur1
$343&e M&cu.ul1 cu res(&ra.&a +%&a+%0 Dac% n)a* 4& (r&v&+ cu ,%$are de sea/%
du(% c-l.1 /)ar 4& ',ur%+%c&+ (3n% 5n (ar+ea a&lal+% a lu/&&0
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5n+uneca+% *& (us+&e0
7 Iar a& +ras la /%sea1 ca de -,&ce&1 s(une el1 arunc3ndu)& M&cu.ulu& -
(r&v&re (&e'&*%0
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a4ar% *& arunc% - (r&v&re du(% c-l.2
7 B&)acu/ ce 4ace/9 s(une -r+a1 lu3nd - du*c% ra(&d% d&n ,&d-na*ul
cu v-dc%0 D%/ - ra&+% s% ne 8-l,%/ n&.el la s-lda.&& %&a c-/un&*+&9 Sau /a&
,&ne s%)& (&c%/ cu cear% ca s% *+&e c% ven&/9
7 <nce+1 5na&n+e2 (-runce*+e sec #%+r3nul0
Mas&vul +anc +u*e*+e ad3nc 5n cl&(a 5n care -r+a calc% (e accelera+-r
cu ,%$are de sea/%0 O *en&l% s/ul$e (ra$ul une& case0
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vec&n&l-r9 se &n+eresea'% -r+a1 -(r&nd +ancul cu un 'v3cne+0
7 <nce+1 5na&n+e2 v&ne c-/anda *-(+&+% a #%+r3nulu&0 @la n)ar s+a a*a1
c%sc3nd $ura1 dac% ne)ar sus(ec+a0 3n% acu/ ar 4& da+ de /ul+ alar/a *&)ar
4& +re'&+ 6u/%+a+e d&n Rus&a0
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8-8-+0
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/eu9
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cu &n+eres +ancul care se a(r-(&e de el '-rn%&nd0 Dac%)& a(uc% ,%nu&ala1
sun+e/ (r&n*& 5n curs%0 e s+r%du.a as+a 5n$us+% nu (u+e/ 4-l-s& +unul0 Ne)
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7 La ce dracuK - v&sa ,u4-nul %la9 *-(+e*+e -r+a1 cerce+3nd (r&n v&'-rul
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/e+r& 5n 4a.%1 cu /3&n&le 5n4&(+e ad3nc 5n ,u'unare0 Tre,u&e c%)& una d&n
le(%d%+ur&le alea c%'%ce*+&1 aduna+% de (r&n ,al&$&1 c%re&a & s)a (us - ar/% 5n
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5nc8&(u&e c% sun+e/ un cl-se+ /-+-r&'a+0
Cu (u.&n 5na&n+e de)a a6un$e la s+r%6er1 -r+a d% cu -c8&& de - s+r%du.%
5n$us+% la+eral%0 <n+r)un vacar/ de c%r%/&'& s/ulse1 c-+e*+e cu an+8erul
5n+r)ac-l-1 (en+ru ca &/ed&a+ s% 4r3ne'e0
7 Sun+ (e ur/ele n-as+re9 5n+rea,% M&cu.ul1 lu3nd un $3+ s%n%+-s d&n
s+&cla de v-dc%0
7 Nu1 dar sun+e/ (e)un dru/ 5n4unda+1 -c%r%*+e -r+a0 De ce dracuK nu
(un %*+&a &nd&ca+-are9 O s% 4ace/ - recla/a.&e2
7 C3.&va +r%(a*& c-/un&*+& d&n vec&n& ne)au lua+ ur/a1 aver+&'ea'%
M&cu.ul1 cerce+3nd cu a+en.&e l-cul (r&n +ra(a la+eral%0
-r+a arunc% - (r&v&re ra(&d% 5n -$l&nd%0 La dracuK2 B& ara+% ca - cea+%
de &na/&c& (u,l&c& 5n +-a+% re$ula2
7 A4ur&s&+% +rea,%1 5n6ur% nerv-s #%+r3nul0 <na(-&2 La na&,a cu
ur/%r&le2 Ha& s)- *+er$e/ de)a&c& (3n% nu ne ale$e/ cu 4undur&le c&uru&+e2
<n*4ac nel&n&*+&+ un au+-/a+ d&n su(-r+ul s%u *& ,a$ car+u* (e .eav%0 Se
aude scr3*ne+ de 4&er care /u*c% ,e+-nul0
7 Fere*+e *en&lele1 aver+&'ea'% #%+r3nul0 arade*+e una *& ne)a/ ars2
7 U&+e c% v&ne 5nc% un &na/&c (u,l&c1 s(une M&cu.ul1 lun$&ndu)*& $3+ul0
-r+a - c-+e*+e a+3+ de ,rusc cu +ancul s(re drea(+a1 5nc3+ -,u'ele sar
d&n l-ca*ur&le l-r *& cad '-rn%&nd (e (-deaua de -.el0
#%+r3nul 5*& a(r&nde cu /3&n& +re/ur3nde (&(a cu c%(%cel de ar$&n+0
7 M&c*-rea'% v&+e'a1 4&r)ar s% 4&e2 s+r&$% el d&s(era+0
7 Duc%)se draculu& +-a+e (r&/e6d&&le1 8%ule*+e -r+a1 a(r&n'3nd lu/&na
4r-n+al%0 EO,serv% (rea +3r'&u d-u% ca/&-ne+e (arca+e a+3+ de a(r-a(e una
de al+a 5nc3+ n)ar (u+ea +rece (r&n+re ele dec3+ cel /ul+ - ,&c&cle+%0F T-+u)& 5n
re$ul%1 .&(% el0 A(as% v-&-s accelera+-rul *& arunc% 5n l%+ur& ca/&-ne+ele0
#%+r3nul 5*& sc-a+e (&(a *&)*& ac-(er% 4a.a cu (al/ele0
7 M% ,&'u& (e +&ne1 s(une el1 neav3nd de ales0 Se las% (%$u,a*1 se
re'ea/% 5n scaunul c-/andan+ulu& de +anc *& (r&ve*+e n-a(+ea n%(us+&ndu)
se asu(ra lu&0
M-+-rul dudu&e la (u+ere /a=&/%0 De 6ur)5/(re6ur1 5n case1 se a(r&nd
lu/&n&1 4%r% a se .&ne c-n+ de ca/u4la60
7 O41 D-a/ne2 .&(% -r+a0 Sun+e/ ,l-ca.&0 R&d&ca.& +unul1 c)- &au dre(+
5na&n+e0
7 D-ar n)- s% +rec& (r&n '&dul %la9 5n+rea,% 5n$r-'&+ #%+r3nul0 As+a)& va
4ace s%)*& dea sea/a c% nu sun+e/ de)a& l-r0
Un ,alc-n se (r%,u*e*+e1 ac-(er&nd +ancul cu c%r%/&'& *& /-l-'0 O
/-+-c&cle+% e +ur+&+% su, *en&le0
Tre& ru*& se 5ndrea(+% s(re n-&1 4%c3ndu)ne se/ne d&s(era+e0
7 S% +-rn - vadr% de v-(sea (es+e e&9 5n+rea,% M&cu.ul0 As+a ar +re,u&
s%)& (un% -leac% (e $3ndur&2
7 ,toi, stoi, idiotsevo= s+r&$% e& *& 4ac $es+ur& a/en&n.%+-are s(re +ancul
care)*& c-n+&nu% url3nd dru/ul (r&n s+r%du.a 5n$us+%1 'dr-,&nd +-+ul 5n cale0
Ce& +re& ru*& se -(resc *& (r&vesc 5n$r-'&.& +ancul de'l%n.u&+0 <n cl&(a
ur/%+-are1 sun+ a'v3rl&.& 5n aer1 cad 5na(-& (e caldar3/ *& d-& d&n+re e& sun+
s+r&v&.& su, *en&le0 Al +re&lea sare 5n (&c&-are *& alear$% ne,une*+e (e
s+r%du.%2
7 Aran6a.&)l2 s+r&$% #%+r3nul0 S% nu a6un$% la a& lu& s% dea alar/a1 c% va
4& &adul (e1 (%/3n+0
7 <l 8alesc2 r%cne*+e M&cu.ul1 *& sare de6a d&n +ra(a la+eral%1 cu la.ul de
-.el 5n /3n% alunec3nd (e (ava6ul 5n$8e.a+1 >uchi verci=
NF
',&ar% el 5n ur/a
rusulu& 5nne,un&+ de $r-a'%0 Aces+a se -(re*+e1 scu&(% 4ur&-s 5n d&rec.&a
M&cu.ulu& *& se a(leac%1 5n*4%c3nd de 6-s - ,uca+% de $8ea.% (e care)-
arunc% s(re +anc0 e ur/% - +ule*+e d&n n-u1 cu M&cu.ul dudu&nd (e ur/ele
OH
Ruc8& verc& E5n l,0 rus%F ) /3&n&le sus2
sale0 A/3nd-& se (&erd 5n+r)un +r-&an de '%(ad%0
M&cu.ul l-ve*+e cu cu.&+ul s%u de lu(+%1 dar alunec% (e $8ea.% *& ra+ea'%
.&n+a0
Rusul sl-,-ade un urle+ de $r-a'% *& d&s(are val)v3r+e6 du(% c-l. /a&
5na&n+e ca M&cu.ul s% a(uce s% se r&d&ce0
F%r% s%)& (ese (es+e ce d%1 -r+a &ese de)a)nd%ra+elea de (e s+r%du.a
5n$us+%1 cu - ase/enea v&+e'% 5nc3+ a& crede c% 5n+re$ul -ra* s+% s% se
n%ru&e0
Undeva 5n n-a(+e se aude un .&(%+ &s+er&c de 4e/e&e0
7 Unde dracuK e /u&erea a&a9 5n+rea,% -r+a1 lun$&ndu)*& $3+ul0 Fe/e&le
care .&(% /% nel&n&*+esc0
7 S)a /u+a+ la n-&0 Sus (e +urel%2 r%s(unde lac-n&c M&cu.ul0
7 S)a /u+a+9 4ace #%+r3nul1 sec0
7 Da1 *& a adus cu ea *& (a+ul cu (%+ur&le1 r3n6e*+e M&cu.ul1 sc-.3ndu)*&
ca(ul (r&n +ra(a la+eral%0
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4un&n$&ne a M&cu.ulu&0
7 V%leu1 D-a/ne2 A c%'u+1 s(une el1 4rec3ndu)*& (al/ele0
7 Va& de /&ne2 S(er c% n)a 4%cu+ ,u,a9 e=cla/% -r+a0
7 Nu cred1 r%s(unde M&cu.ul1 (e 6u/%+a+e a4ar% (r&n desc8&'%+ura
+ra(e&0 Alear$% a+3+ de &u+e 5nc3+ a& crede c% are - /3.% s%l,a+&c% 5n n%dra$&2
7 A lua+ *& (a+ul cu ea9 se &n+eresea'% -r+a1 cur&-s0
7 Nu1 /a& a+3rn% 5nc% (e unde)a 4-s+1 c8&c-+e*+e M&cu.ul0
7 Gr-'av2 u+e/ d-r/& 5n el cu sc8&/,ul2
-r+a 5ndrea(+% +ancul 5n d&rec.&a c3+-rva case vec8& d&n le/n cu +erase
*& ,alc-ane care dau s(re s+rad%0
7 #a$% de sea/%1 e*+& (rea a(r-a(e1 5l a+en.&-nea'% #%+r3nul0
Se aude '$-/-+ de le/n ru(+ *& de s+&cl% s(ar+%0
7 La na&,a2 ,les+e/% -r+a1 c%lc3nd (e 4r3n%0
7 Care)& (r-,le/a9 5n+rea,% nel&n&*+&+ #%+r3nul1 a(lec3ndu)se d&n
+urel%0 S)au dus 4r3nele9
7 Alea)s 5n re$ul%1 *u&er% -r+a1 c%lc3nd de '-r (e (edal%0 L%d-&ul %s+a
nen-r-c&+ alunec% +-+ +&/(ul *& se &',e*+e 5n c-*/el&&le alea 6e$-ase0
7 Se (are c% 8ardu$8&&le au de $3nd s% ne &a cu asal+2 s+r&$% M&cu.ul1
des(r&n'3nd - 6u/%+a+e de ,alc-n de (e +ra(a la+eral%0
7 %& +-c/a& as+a 5ncearc% s% 4ac%1 r%s(unde -r+a1 c-n+&nu3nd s%
4r3ne'e u*-r1 dar +ancul - &a *& /a& re(ede 5n 6-s (e dru/ul 5/,r%ca+ 5n
$8ea.%0 C&neva cred c% ne 5n$8esu&e0 </(u*ca.&)l (e +&c%l-s2 .&(% el0
7 A+unc& se c8ea/% c% ave/ neca'ur&9 5n+rea,% M&cu.ul0
7 Neca'ur&9 4ace #%+r3nul0 Ave/ neca'ur& d&n cl&(a 5n care s)a (-rn&+
a4ur&s&+ul %s+a de r%',-& /-nd&al2
7 Ce)ar 4& s% d%/ - ra&+% (e)a4ar% *& s% arunc%/ - (r&v&re9 (r-(une
M&cu.ul0 De 4a(+1 el vrea s% s&/+% d&n n-u (%/3n+ 'drav%n su, (&c&-are0
D&n+r)- da+%1 a+/-s4era d&n +anc (are c% dev&ne 4-ar+e 5nc&ns%0
-r+a ne c-nduce 5n+re d-u% ,l-cur& de l-cu&n.e c-ns+ru&+e d&n ,e+-n)
ar/a+0 R%/3ne/ 5n.e(en&.&1 c-/(le+ nea6u+-ra.&0
7 e +-.& drac&& d&n &ad2 -c%r%*+e #%+r3nul1 5nc-rda+ ca un arc0 Ce na&,a
a& c%u+a+ a&c&9
7 M)a/ s%+ura+ s% +-+ de/-le' case1 4ace -r+a rese/na+1 *& -r&cu/
+-a+e dru/ur&le duc la R-/a1 *+&& +u0
7 Ce1 acu/ /er$e/ la R-/a9 5n+rea,% ulu&+ M&cu.ul0 <nsea/n% c%
%*+&a1 c-/un&*+&&1 ne)au /u+a+ aurul la R-/a1 nu9
7 Id&-+ule1 scr3*ne*+e He&de0 E*+& +-+ a+3+ de (r-s+ (e c3+ (ar&2
M&cu.ul1 +-c/a& e (e cale s% se re(ead% la el c3nd se)aude un .&(%+ de la
unul d&n $ea/ur&le (r&/ulu& e+a60 Un rus /%+%8%l-s1 5n (&6a/a1 cu casc% de
-.el (e ca(1 se a(leac% *& $es+&culea'% 4ur&-s0
Au+-/a+ul M&cu.ulu& scu&(% - 4lac%r% al,as+r% 5n d&rec.&a s&lue+e&
a$&+a+e1 care alunec% de la $ea/ (e (laca 4r-n+al% a +anculu& *& a(-& r%/3ne
la+% 5n '%(ad%0
7 C-,-r3.&2 (-runce*+e #%+r3nul1 s%r&nd d&n +urel%0 Ha& s)- lu%/ 5na(-&
s(re (&a.%1 s% vede/ ce se)n+3/(l% (e)ac-l-0 Se (are c)a 5nce(u+ +%r%,-&ul0
M% c&-cnesc 5n (l&n elan de Al,er+1 care s-se*+e d&n d&rec.&e -(us%1 de
du(% ,ru+%r&a de la c-l.0 Url% r%$u*&+ *& se 5/(&ed&c% de un c3&ne /-r+0
7 Dac% sca( v&u de)a&c&1 /% duc 5n 4&ecare du/&n&c% la ,&ser&c%2 se
s/&-rc%&e el (r%(%d&+0 Ma& ,&ne r%/3nea/ can&,al 5n A4r&ca2
7 C&ne +ra$e9 5n+rea,% -r+a1 &ns+al3ndu)se 5n s(a+ele /&+ral&ere& u*-are0
7 Vec&n&&1 ',&ar% #arcel-na1 ad%(-s+&ndu)se du(% - /a*&n% de
salu,r&+a+e0
&a.a dev&ne scena une& 5nv%l/%*el& +-+ale0 Fl%c%r& de la $ura .ev&&
(3l(3&e d&n +-a+e (%r.&le0
7 une)+e la 4ereas+r%1 (en+ru Du/ne'eu2 s+r&$% "De$er&l%" c%+re
Gre$-r1 care /er$e alene1 5n +&/( ce +ras-arele 5& 4lu&er% (e la urec8&0
7 Ce se)n+3/(l%9 5n+rea,% el 5n$r-'&+0 D&n+r)- s%r&+ur% lun$%1 se)arunc%
(es+e $ard *& a+er&'ea'% 5n+r)un n-r de '%(ad% al%+ur& de "De$er&l%"0 Nu sun+
dec3+ la un (as unul de al+ul1 dar url% d&n +-.& (l%/3n&&1 5/(r-*c3ndu)se cu
sal&v%0
7 S)au a(uca+ s% +ra$%9 se (rec&(&+% Gre$-r1 (re$%+&ndu)*& (&s+-lul)
/&+ral&er%0
7 <n+-c/a&1 ne$8&-,ule1 as+a 4ac +-+ +&/(ul2
7 B& de ce nu +ra$e.& *& v-&9 r%cne*+e Gre$-r1 +r&/&.3nd - cascad% de
scu&(a+ 5n /u+ra lu& "De$er&l%"0
7 %& as+a *& 4ace/2 r%s(unde aces+a1 5/(r%*+&&nd - (l-a&e de $l-an.e
5na&n+ea lu&1 4%r% a lua n&c& un 4el de l&n&e de -c8&re0
7 Cre'& c)- s% r%',&/9 ',&ar% Gre$-r1 5ns(%&/3n+a+0
7 De unde dracuK s% *+&u eu9 se scre/e "De$er&l%"1 +r%$3nd - ra4al%
(r-s+easc% (r&n+r)- 4ereas+r%1 care se s(ar$e 5n+r)un /&l&-n de .%nd%r& *&
declan*ea'% - alar/% an+&4ur+0
7 H-.&&2 e=cla/% Gre$-r0 Au +u(eu %*+&a dac% -(erea'% acu/1 c3nd 5n
-ra* se a4l% *& Ar/a+a $er/an%1 *& Ar/a+a R-*&e0
7 Ma& .&ne).& $ura a&a +3/(&+%2 s(u/e$% C-/&sarul1 *+er$3ndu)*&
scu&(a+ul de (e 4a.%0
L%+ra+ul Kala*n&D-vulu& 5& re+ea'% v-r,a0 Feres+rele d&n (ar+ea cealal+%
a (&e.&& se de'&n+e$rea'% *& +-a+e cele *ase (neur& ale ca/&-nulu& (arca+ la
ad%(-s+ul *&rulu& de case e=(l-dea'% cu ,u,u&+ur& asur'&+-are0
<n 8a-sul $eneral1 arunc *& eu d-u% $renade0 Una d&n+re ele n&/ere*+e
5n ca,&na ca/&-nulu&1 care &a 4-c &ns+an+aneu0
7 Ce dracuK se)n+3/(l%9 s+r&$% M&cu.ul1 (r&v&nd nedu/er&+ 5n 6ur0 C&ne)
s &d&-.&& care +ra$9 D-ar sun+e/ (r&e+en&0
<& r%s(und d-u% ra4ale (relun$& *& +ur,a+e de /&+ral&er%1
7 De da+a as+a au 5n+recu+ /%sura2 .&(% &nd&$na+ -r+a1 (&er'3ndu)*&
6-,enul $al,en0
7 Ne/ern&c&& au a/(lasa+ (u*c-ace ac-l- sus1 la e+a6ul +re&1 ',&ar%
Al,er+1 ar%+3nd (rec&(&+a+ cu de$e+ul0 Nu cred c)au a4la+ c% sun+e/
(r&e+en-*&0
7 Eu unul /)a/ s%+ura+ s% /a&0 <n$8&+ (-rc%r&a as+a1 s+r&$% -r+a1
r&d&c3nd (&s+-lul)/&+ral&er%0
Aalu'elele ',-ar% 5n .%nd%r&0 R%(ad%1 $8ea.% *& .%nd%r& de s+&cl% se
5/(r%*+&e 5n +-a+e d&rec.&&le 5n cl&(a 5n care -r+a $-le*+e 5n+re$ 5nc%rc%+-rul
Kala*n&D-vulu& 5n 4ereas+r% d&n+r)- s&n$ur% ra4al% (relun$%0
O cuc-an% -,e'% *& &nd&$na+%1 5n+r)- c%/a*% $al,en% de n-a(+e *& cu -
c%c&ul&.% r-*&e (e ca(1 a(are la 4ereas+ra s4%r3/a+%0
7 Nen-r-c&.&l-r2 .&(% ea 4ur&-as%0 O s% (l%+&.& (en+ru 4&ecare ,uc%.&c% (e
care)a.& s(ar+)-0 C-rc&+ur& la*e ce sun+e.&2 C%ra.&)v% *& 5/(u*ca.& ne/.&1 *&
l%sa.&)ne (e n-&1 ru*&&1 5n (ace2 R&d&c% deasu(ra ca(ulu& - va'% &/ens% de
ar$&l%1 se re+ra$e c3.&va (a*& *& a(-& .3*ne*+e (en+ru a - arunca c3+ /a&
de(ar+e0 D&n ne4er&c&re1 u&+% s% dea dru/ul va'e& la +&/( *& ',-ar% cu ea 5n
/3n% (r&n 4ereas+r%0 A+er&'ea'% 5n+r)un +r-&an de '%(ad% *&1 5n aceea*& cl&(%
va'a ',ur%+-are 5l (-cne*+e 5n ca( (e "De$er&l%"0 Aces+a &cne*+e *& se s+&n$e
ca - lu/3nare0
7 V%leu2 .&(% M&cu.ul0
7 Dre(+ (e .%c%l&e2 r3de -r+a vesel0
7 V%leu2 re(e+% M&cu.ul0 S)a scr3n+&+ cuc-ana9
7 A*a cred1 r%s(unde #arcel-na0 Or&c&ne ar (%.& la0 4el cu - *lea8+% de
descre&era.& -,seda.& de ,u,u&+ur&1 care +ra$ 5n 4eres+rele -a/en&l-r 5n
(u+erea n-(.&&0
7 Ea a +ras cu /&+ral&era9 5n+rea,% M&cu.ul0
7 Nu1 cred c% ne)a/ 5n*ela+1 s(une -r+a1 cl%+&n3nd d&n ca(0 E<*&
lun$e*+e $3+ul1 s(re a - (u+ea vedea /a& ,&ne (e cuc-ana -,e'%1 care se
+3r%*+e de)a ,u*&lea1 5n6ur3nd1 5n /&6l-cul n%/e.&l-r0F D-a/ne1 ce crea+ur%
ad-ra,&l%2 <n+-c/a& $enul /eu2
<n+re (&c&-arele e&1 r%',-&ul de +re&'ec& de an& nu .& s)ar (%rea del-c (rea
lun$0 He&2 Ol$a2 s+r&$% el1 v&n-)nc-aK s% s%r&/ n&.el ca(ra0
7 Ha& s% +ra$e/ 5n d&rec.&a -(us%1 s% vede/ ce)- 4&1 r-(une Gre$-r1
cu(r&ns de (-rn&r& r%',-&n&ce0
O ra4al% (relun$% de (u*c%)/&+ral&er% r%sc-le*+e '%(ada (e +-a+%
5n+&nderea (&e.&&0 Un $l-n. 5*& cr-&e*+e un *an. ar'3nd (r&n c&'/a lu& -r+a0
7 @u)%u)%u2 S3n$e2 sc8&aun% Al,er+0 Un r&c-*eu &)a des(&ca+ -,ra'ul0
"De$er&l%" 5*& rev&ne 5n s&/.&r&1 sare 5na(-& *& se ad%(-s+e*+e du(%
-r+a0 S+r3n$e cu a/3nd-u% /3&n&le Na$anul *&1 &nc-n*+&en+1 .&n+e*+e s(re
aces+a0
7 Isuse2 e=cla/% -r+a1 5n+-rc3ndu)se *& (r&v&nd dre(+ 5n .eava
5n+uneca+% a Na$anulu&0 Vede l&/(ede c-c-*ul *& &n+u&e*+e $l-n.ul de !!
// cu ca( r-+un6&+ care a*+ea(+% s% 4&e (ercu+a+0
7 E*+& /-r+2 8%ule*+e "De$er&l%" 5nne,un&+ de s(a&/%0 -r+a se a(leac%
e=ac+ 5n cl&(a 5n care (-rne*+e 5/(u*c%+ura0 Gl-n.ul +rece la - 4r3n+ur% de
cen+&/e+ru de -,ra'ul s%u0 <*& d% -c8&& (es+e ca(1 cade (e s(a+e 5n '%(ad% *&
crede c%)& /-r+0
7 F&r)ar s% 4&e1 /%& ,%&e+e2 Gl-n.uK %la a +recu+ (r&n /&ne ca (r&n ,r3n'%0
<n v&a.a /ea n)a/ au'&+ a*a ,u,u&+ur%2
<l -,l&$%/ s% se u&+e 5n+r)- -$l&nd% ca s% vad% c% nu are n&c& - $aur% de
$l-n.1 s% 5n.elea$% c% e 5nc% v&u *& c% "De$er&l%" a +ras (e l3n$%0 Trece c3+va
+&/( (3n% s%)*& rev&n% d&n *-c0
7 </& a/&n+esc de)un ca4+ la care)a/ lua+ (ar+e1 la Wedd&n$1 5n #erl&n1
s(une el1 a(lec3ndu)se la - ra4al% a au+-/a+ulu&0 Oda+%1 ,%+r3nul /eu a
ven&+ acas% ,ea+)(ul,ere1 5nc8&(u&ndu)*& c% nevas+%)sa a c%lca+ n&.elu* (e
,ec2 <n +&/( ce)- (ede(sea (e c8es+&a as+a1 ,%$% de sea/% c% s)a ars
4r&(+ura de (-rc1 a*a c% & s)a n%'%r&+ s% 4ac% (ra4 +-a+% s+rada 5na&n+e de a
c-n+&nua s)- c&-/%$easc% (e ,%+r3n%0 E& ,&ne1 c3nd au a(%ru+ s+&cle.&&1 l)au
ca4+&+ 5n +-a+% re$ula1 ,a au 5ncasa+)- *& ce& care erau 5n (rea6/%0 N&c& nu le)
a +recu+ (r&n ca( s+&cle.&l-r s%)n+re,e c&ne)& de v&n%0
7 Ha& s)- lu%/ 5n+r)ac-l-1 s+r&$% M&cu.ul1 5n*4%c3nd un Sc8/e&sser *&
aler$3nd c3+ 5l .&neau (&c&-arele de)a)cur/e'&*ul (&e.&&1 4%r% s%)& (ese de
$l-an.ele care)& 'u/'%&e (e la urec8&0
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(e sc%r&1 cre'3nd c% se arunc% $renade0
O ra4al% &s+er&c% 5/(r-*c% scara0 Gl-an.ele /u*c% d&n ,alus+rad%0
D-u%'ec& *& una de .ev& de au+-/a+e sun+ a.&n+&+e asu(ra ne,unulu&0
Tre(+ele a(ar *& d&s(ar 5n s+r%4ul$erarea 4l%c%r&l-r &n4ernale0
Ceva $reu ',-ar% de (e (al&er1 s/ul$3nd ,alus+rada1 *& a+er&'ea'% la
,a'a case& sc%r&l-r cu - ,u4n&+ur% de'$us+%+-are0 S3n$ele s+r-(e*+e (3n% la
n-&0
7 Acu/ ara+% el 5nsu*& ca - (-r.&e de (&4+&e1 -,serv% M&cu.ul0 Se r&d&c%
*&)*& arunc% au+-/a+ul (e u/%r0
7 Lua.&)l de)a&c&2 (-runce*+e C-/&sarul sc3r,&+0
<n s+rad%1 - /ul.&/e de -a/en&0 Ind&v&'&& cu u/,rele *&)au adus *&
c-(&&&1 (e care 5& r&d&c% deasu(ra ca(e+el-r sa vad% cadavrul (ur+a+ de (a+ru
s-lda.& d&n +ru(ele de a(r-v&'&-nare0 C3.&va -va.&-nea'%0
Ne 5n+-arce/ 5/(reun% cu ru*&& la can+&na d&s+rus%0 -r+a a d&,u&+ un
ca'an (l&n cu ,-r* rusesc0 <& adau$% c3+eva &n$red&en+e1 care 5l 4ac *& /a&
$us+-s1 *& 5n cur3nd (lu+e*+e un /&r-s /&nuna+ de c&-r,% cu carne 5n
5n+rea$a can+&n%0
-r+a (leac% cu un ser$en+ du(% (r-v&'&&0 Se &sc% - cear+% v&-len+%
(en+ru - lad% cu c3rna.& de ,er,ec (e care ser$en+ul re4u'% s)- (redea 4%r%
-rd&n de rec8&'&.&e0 C-/&sarul 5& se/nea'% &/ed&a+ unul1 *&)l (ara4ea'% cu -
/ul.&/e de *+a/(&le -4&c&ale0
Acu/1 ser$en+ul e 5n a4ara -r&c%re& r%s(under&1 &ar -r+a (-a+e lua ce)&
d-re*+e &n&/a0 C3nd rev&ne 5nc-v-&a+ su, (-vara a d-u% c-*ur& &/ense
(l&ne cu -u%1 #%+r3nul (r-+es+ea'%0 Nu)& c-nv&ne s% .&n% -u% 5n+r)un +anc0
7 Te)a& scr3n+&+ de +-+2 .&(% -r+a1 scandal&'a+0 A*+ea(+% nu/a& s%).&
+r3n+esc - /usaca $receasc% *& a+unc& - s% 4&& 4er&c&+0
7 Nu (u& v&ne+e9 5n+rea,% Le$&-narul1 ulu&+0 N)a/ au'&+ (3n% acu/ s%
se 4-l-seasc% -u% la /usaca0
7 N)a& au'&+ +u de /ul+e lucrur& 5n +&/( ce).& (&erdea& vre/ea (r&n
de*er+ 5/(u*c3ndu)& 5n cur (e ara,&1 r3n6e*+e -r+a0 E<& 5n+&nde M&cu.ulu&
c-*ul cu -u%F0 A*a1 acu/ ne /a& +re,u&e n&.&c% +-c%+ur% de v&+%1 c3+eva r-*&&
*& n&*+e cea(%0 Un+ ave/0
#%+r3nul se las% (%$u,a*1 dar 5& a+ra$e a+en.&a lu& -r+a c% va arunca
-u%le dac% se v-r s(ar$e0
M&cu.ul are - al+erca.&e cu un ser$en+ de la a(r-v&'&-nare0 Aces+a 5&
re(ede ,-cancul 5n $le'n% *& a(-& 5l (-cne*+e cu un c&-/a$ 5n $enunc8&0
M&cu.ul 4ace se/nul "V" *&)*& re(ede de$e+ele cu 4-r.% 5n -c8&& ser$en+ulu&0
7 -rcule2 url% el0
7 O adun%+ur% de .&cn&.&1 ru*&& %*+&a2 -,serv% M&cu.ul1 a*e'3ndu)se *&
lu3nd c%r.&le de la -r+a0 C&ne u/4l% +-.& ,an&&1 a&9 5n+rea,% el1 (u(3nd
c%r.&le0 Cu s&$uran.%1 nu eu2
0entru a fi un %un soldat !n timp de
rz%oi, tre%uie s ur&ti# 'ac nu ur&ti din
ad(ncul inimii, nu po"i ucide# 5ra e cea mai
mare surs de energie dintro fiin"
omeneasc#
SVEN HASSEL
7 ,a zis= spuse %rusc .eld1e%elul, art(nd spre %ara)ul rutier din fa"#
7 ?ao la dreapta= ordon maiorul# 4(neca st(ng a uniformei !i flutura
goal !n aer#
7 Totul sa terminat, domnule, r(n)i &oferul# 'ac !ncercm so &tergem, ne
vor secera#
4aiorul !n&fc pistolul din toc &i se pregti s sar din P/%el# ,e opri !ns
%rusc# >afale scurte de pu&cmitralier rscolir pm(ntul uscat !mpre)urul
ma&inii# -oferul &i .eld1e%elul ie&ir imediat &i ridicar m(inile deasupra
capului#
'intre copaci !&i fcur apari"ia cinci ru&i#
7 Tavar&*c&, strig .eld1e%elul &i flutur ceva al%# ,e pr%u&i !ns imediat !n
praful drumului de "ar#
-oferul "(&ni !ntro parte, dar se opri %rusc &i czu#
Cele cinci Pala&niIovuri scuipau flcri#
4aiorul e azv(rlit din P/%el cu fa"a sfr(mat &i pieptul sf(rtecat !ntro
eQplozie de c(rpe &i de carne zdren"uit#
Cei trei solda"i rni"i din spatele ma&inii alunecar !ntro %alt de s(nge#
7 I-, +v-&e /a+&, r(se cel mai t(nr dintre ru&i !n timp ce turnau %enzin pe
cadavre#
'up ce goli canistra, sergentul arunc o grenad !n ma&in# ,e !nl" o
v(lvtaie drceasc# H vreme, rmaser contempl(nd P/%elul mistuit, apoi se
!ntoarser &i se fcur nevzu"i !n codru#
7 G8er/an&a Da(u++, r(n)i caporalul &i&i aprinse o pip#
NCHISOAREA VLADIMIR
C%(&+anul1 un ur&a*1 cu - 4a.% care a/&n+e*+e de O/ul de Neander+8al ne
5/,r3nce*+e s(re '&dul c-r(ulu& de $ard%2
7 0ropusI, /3r3&e el1 5n+&n'3nd - cara,% au+-r&+ar% de (-l&.&s+0 <n
aceea*& cl&(%1 5nce(u+ul unu& urle+ se s+&n$e 5n+r)un 8-rc%&+ s&n&s+ru0
7 +ino, moarte, vinoD 4red-nea'% Le$&-narul1 des4%*ur3nd la.ul d&n
6urul $3+ulu& celu& /-r+0
#%+r3nul ne '-re*+eC
Ne s%l+%/ 5n +%cere (es+e '&dul 5n$us+1 (en+ru a le c%dea 5n s(a+e
cel-rlal.& $ard&en& 5na&n+e de a a(uca s% dea alar/a0
I$-r a6un$e la +a,l-ul de s&$uran.%1 s(r&n+en ca - (&s&c%0 O (l-a&e de
sc3n+e& .3*ne*+e 5n 6ur 5n cl&(a 5n care cle*+ele s%u0 /u*c% d&n ca,lur&0 <n
c3+eva secunde de lucru &n+ens1 5nc8&s-area Vlad&/&r e &'-la+% de res+ul
lu/&&0
Cu au+-/a+ele (re$%+&+e1 n%v%l&/ s(re c-r(ul de $ard%1 cu M&cu.ul 5n
4run+e0 <*& 5nv3r+e Na$anul deasu(ra ca(ulu& 5n cel /a& cura+ s+&l (-l&.&s+0
7 A4ar% cu v-& *& la,ele sus2 r%cne*+e el (e +-nul unu& *e4 de ,r&$ad%0
7 Id&-+ule2 scr3*ne*+e -r+a0 H-.&& de aur nu s+r&$% a*a ceva2 As+a)&
(laca (e care ce& d&n OGU le)- c3n+% 8-.&l-r2
M&cu.ul nu)l &a 5n sea/%0 De c3nd l)a/ 5/,r%ca+ 5n+r)- un&4-r/% de
-4&.er rus1 a deven&+ (aran-&c0
7 Ie*&.& de)ac-l-2 ',&ar% el *& /a& +are0 Sau v% ',ur%/ cre&er&&2
7 A& 5nne,un&+ de +-+9 s(u/e$% #arcel-na1 &',&nd de (ere+e u*a
C-r(ulu& de $ard%0 Cur&-s lucru2 e=cla/% el0
7 Ce)& a*a cur&-s9 vrea s% *+&e #%+r3nul0
7 e)a&c& nu)& .&(en&e de -/1 4ace ulu&+ #arcel-na0
7 Cre'& c)a/ n&/er&+ unde nu +re,u&e9 s+r&$% -r+a1 *-v%&eln&c0
7 La - (ar+e1 s(use I$-r1 ,%$3ndu)se 5n 4a.%0 Arunc - $renad% cu $a'e
5n du$8ean%0 #%&e.&& +ra$ la a$8&-ase ca n&c&-da+%0
7 Ia u&+e la e&1 s4-r%&e cu +-.&&1 s(use -r+a1 s%r&nd (es+e +e6$8ea0 Te &a
s-/nul d-ar (r&v&ndu)&0
Casc% s-n-r *& se +r3n+e*+e 5n+r)un 4-+-l&u ad3nc0
7 A4ar%1 a4ar%2 .&(% I$-r cu(r&ns de (an&c%0 Nu e*+& 5n +-a+e /&n.&le9
Ga'ul 5nce(e s%)*& 4ac% e4ec+ul2 Ne sc-a+e a(r-a(e (e sus d&n ca/era
c-r(ulu& de $ard%0
-r+a v&ne 5n ur/%1 5/(le+&c&ndu)se *& su4l3nd ca - ,alen%0
7 Unde)s c&l&ndr&& cu $a'9 cere C-/&sarul0 A(are (e un cul-ar lar$ al
5nc8&s-r&&1 ase/enea unu& al d-&lea Tr-.D&1 cu un Na$an 5n /3n%0
7 A&c&2 r3n6e*+e cal/ M&cu.ul1 5/(&n$3nd un c%ruc&-r (l&n cu ,u+el&& de
$a'0
7 Ve'& s% nu).& sca(e vreunul1 5l aver+&'ea'% C-/&sarul0 Ga'ul %la are
un e4ec+ /a& ra(&d dec3+ un dru$ de 4&er 5n ca(0
7 Da0 +-c/a& a/ ,%$a+ de sea/%1 r%s(unde -r+a0 <nc% /% s&/+ ca Al,%
ca R%(ada 5n s&cr&ul de s+&cl%0
7 M&e nu)/& /&r-ase a ,&ne1 /-r/%&e #arcel-na0 V)a.& $3nd&+ la ce)-r
s% ne +ac% dac% -r (une /3na (e n-&9
7 Or s% ne 4ac% +-a+e lucru*-arele (e care cen'ura le sc-a+e d&n 4&l/ele
de $r-a'%1 4ace -r+a cu un r3s scur+0
D&n ,uc%+%r&e n%v%le*+e - 4e/e&e)s-lda+ cu un T-Darev 5n /3n%0
I$-r sare (e ea *&)& (r-(+e*+e .eava Na$anulu& 5n+re -c8&0 Se aude un
+r-sne+ sec1 *&0 (ere+ele d&n s(a+ele e& e 5/(r-*ca+ cu s3n$e1 cre&er& *& a*c8&&
de -s0
D-& (u*c%r&a*& a(ar d&n ar&(a de r%s%r&+ a 5nc8&s-r&&1 8-l,3ndu)se
5ncre/en&.& la I$-r1 cu Na$anul lu&0
7 Du*/an al (-(-rulu&2 scr3*ne*+e el1 l-v&nd cu 4ur&e cadavrul0
De.&nu.&& r&d&c% d&n u/er& *& (leac% 4%r% - v-r,%0 E /a& ,&ne s% nu *+&& *&
s% nu ve'& (rea /ul+e 5n 5nc8&s-area Vlad&/&r0 Nu e ceva &e*&+ d&n c-/un s%
4&& l&c8&da+ 4%r% e=(l&ca.&&0
Ca/&-anele n-as+re &n+r% 8urduc%&nd 5n cur+ea 5nc8&s-r&&1 ur/a+e de un
T)HL0
7 une.&)v% /%*+&le de $a'e2 -rd-n% 4e,r&l C-/&sarul0 B& (ur+a.&)le
-r&ce)ar 4&2 T-a+% 5nc8&s-area e de6a (l&n% de $a'0
7 Or s% /-ar% cu +-.&&9 5n+rea,% nel&n&*+&+ #%+r3nul0
7 N&c& v-r,%1 r3de I$-r ne(%s%+-r0 Nu/a& %&a care -r&cu/ ar 4& da+ -r+uK
(-(&& -da+% *&)-da+%0
7 Ha&de1 4ace C-/&sarul1 a(uc3ndu)l (e -r+a de u/%r0 Ca(ul lu& -r+a
se (-cne*+e de +-cul u*&&0
7 Ce na&,a9 e=cla/% el1 c%sc3nd ase/enea unu& cal s-/n-r-s0 Ce se)
n+3/(l%9 Drace1 unde sun+9 Se s(r&6&n% de u*% *& 5ncearc% s%)*& a/&n+easc%
unde se a4l%0
7 M&*c%2 5l '-re*+e C-/&sarul1 5/,r3nc&ndu)l0 A& de des4%cu+ - u*% de
v&s+er&e2 Ne)a& +-+ (-ves+&+ c)a& 4-s+ ucen&c de l%c%+u* *& c% e*+& 5n s+are s%)&
v&& de 8ac -r&c%re& 5ncu&e+-r& d&n lu/e2
7 Ca/ a*a ceva2 /ur/ur% -r+a1 5/(le+&c&ndu)se s-/n-r-s (e sc%r&0
"De$er&l%" v&ne 5n ur/a lu& cu d-u% le$%+ur& &/ense de c8e& *& 6ur% c%
una d&n+re ele +re,u&e s% 4&e cea (en+ru (&vn&.%0
7 E*+& s&$ur c% a&c& e *& c8e&a (-+r&v&+%9 5n+rea,% 5n$r&6-ra+ "Curvarul"0
Te)a& /a& 5n*ela+ +u *& 5na&n+e0
7 <.& $aran+e' c% una se (-+r&ve*+e1 4ace "De$er&l%" 6&$n&+1 '-rn%&nd
le$%+ur&le de c8e&0
7 Una s&n$ur% 5/& a6un$e1 s(une -r+a1 s(r&6&n&ndu)se -,-s&+ de u*a
/as&v% a (&vn&.e&0 r&n $aura c8e&&1 nu deslu*e*+e n&/&c0 Se a(uc% s% le
5ncerce0 N&c& una nu se (-+r&ve*+e0
"De$er&l%K" se sc8&/,% la 4a.% *& ,3l,3&e ceva des(re (-s&,&l&+a+ea ca el
s% 4& (us /3na (e al+e le$%+ur& de c8e&0
7 A/ ,%nu&+ eu2 s(une 4ur&-s "Curvarul"1 ul+&/a -ar% c3nd +e)a& 5n*ela+
+e)a lua+ durerea de d&n.&1 &ar acu/ a& un +re/ur nerv-s0
7 <n+rea$a 5nc8&s-are le s-&le*+e1 anun.% M&cu.ul0 EDudu&e 4er&c&+ (e
sc%r&1 5nv3r+&nd ne$l&6en+ 5n /3n% /asca de $a'e0F <n v&a.a /ea n)a/ cre'u+
c% $a'ul %s+a ar (u+ea (une ca(%+ r%',elulu& /-nd&al c3+ a& cl&(&0 Ce n)a* da
s%)& v%d (e ,%*&n-*&& lu& Ad-l4 *& (e)a& lu& I-s&4 +r%$3nd la a$8&-ase ca
(runc&&1 un&& 5n ,ra.ele al+-ra1 ca %*+&a de (e)a&c&0
7 D&n (%ca+e1 n)are e4ec+ dec3+ 5n+r)un s(a.&u 5nc8&s1 s(une C-/&sarul0
Al+/&n+er&1 v% as&$ur c% 5n+rea$a Ar/a+% $er/an% ar 4& 4-s+ de /ul+ +r&/&s%
la culcare0
Fur&-s1 #%+r3nul c-,-ar% 5n (&vn&.%0
7 Nu crede.& c% de da+a as+a ne ,%$%/ s&n$ur& (&elea 5n sara/ur%9
<n+rea,% el1 s+3nd (r-.%(&+ 5n /&6l-cul 5nc%(er&& cu (&c&-arele r%scr%c%ra+e0
7 O sc-a+e/ n-& la ca(%+1 4ace -r+a1 +rec3ndu)*& de$e+ele (es+e u*a
,l&nda+%0 Tre,u&e s% a4l%/ d-ar cu/ 4unc.&-nea'% dr%c&a as+a1 *& (e ur/%
sun+e/ ,-$a.&2
7 B& c3+ va dura9 5n+rea,% ner%,d%+-r C-/&sarul0 N)ave/ (rea /ul+
+&/( la d&s(-'&.&e0 Ma& ave/ $a' d-ar (en+ru a)& /a& ad-r/& 5nc% - da+%1 *&
a(-&1 $a+a2
7 De ce nu)& l&c8&d%/ (e +-.&9 (r-(une I$-r1 cu Na$anul (re$%+&+0
7 Nu +e /a& sa+ur& -da+% s% +-+ -/-r& -a/en&9 4ace C-/&sarul1 &r&+a+0
Cu/ de nu .&)e $rea.% de +&ne9 M&e /&)e s&l% d-ar c3nd +e v%d0
I$-r d% d&n u/er& &nd&4eren+ *&)*& +r3n+e*+e Na$anul 5na(-& 5n +-c cu un
'3/,e+ -,ra'n&c0
Du(% ce +rude*+e - 6u/%+a+e de ceas la c-/(l&ca+a 5ncu&e+-are1 -r+a se
a*a'% de'a/%$&+0
7 -+ s)- 4ac1 s(une el0 Dar nu as+a)& (r-,le/a2
7 A+unc& 4&& a+3+ de ,un *& c-/un&c%)ne care e (r-,le/a1 s(une
C-/&sarul1 &r-n&c0 M-r de cur&-'&+a+e2
<n s&+ua.&& de /a=&/% 5nc-rdare1 -c8&ul dre(+ al C-/&sarulu& se ',a+e
&nv-lun+ar0 Se desc8&de *& se 5nc8&de de (arc% (le-a(a &)ar 4& le$a+% cu -
a.%0 Aces+ lucru l)a 4%cu+ s% cun-asc% 5n v&a.% - /ul.&/e de 4e/e&1 dar &)a
adus *& - $r%/ad% de -c%r& d&n (ar+ea un-r d-a/ne care nu ad/&+eau s% 4&e
rac-la+e as+4el0 De da+a as+a1 -c8&ul s%u dre(+ se ',a+e 4ur&-s1 dar (e)a&c& nu
se '%resc de4el 4e+e dr%$u.e0
7 E c8es+&e de +&/(1 e=(l&c% -r+a1 sc8&/-n-s&ndu)*& /u+ra0
7 T&/(9 *-(+e*+e C-/&sarul1 a c%ru& (le-a(% se ',a+e a+3+ de re(ede
5nc3+ e de /&rare cu/ de nu)& sare -c8&ul d&n -r,&+%0
7 <n+-c/a&1 +&/(2 '3/,e*+e -r+a1 cu un e4-r+0 Se a*a'% +urce*+e
5na&n+ea u*&& &/(ene+ra,&le a v&s+er&e&0
7 Va s% '&c%1 va dura /a& /ul+1 5ncuv&&n.ea'% C-/&sarul1 +r3n+&ndu)se
rese/na+ 5n+r)un scaun0 Ma& /ul+ cu c3+9
-r+a s-c-+e*+e (e de$e+e *& - cl&(% se (are c% le va nu/%ra *& (e cele
de la (&c&-are0
7 Ave/ de)a 4ace a&c& cu - v&s+er&e c3+ se (-a+e de &s+ea.%"2 T&(ul care
a c-ns+ru&+)- nu era cu s&$uran.% un (r&e+en de)al s(%r$%+-r&l-r0 E un /-del
cu +-+ul de-se,&+0 EC&-c%ne*+e $3nd&+-r 5n u*a /as&v% de deasu(ra lu&0F
O.elul e de al+ s-&0 <ncu&e+-area e un /-del necun-scu+ *& +-a+% u*a e
c&uda+%2 Cred c)a 4-s+ n%sc-c&+% de)un 6&dan0
7 Mul.u/esc2 '3/,e*+e C-/&sarul1 *u&er3nd0
7 Du(% cu/ v%d1 nu /& s)a e=(l&ca+ +-+ul1 s(une #%+r3nul 5/(&n$3ndu)
*& (e cea4% c%c&ula de ,lan%0 E l&/(ede2 A/ 4-s+ +ras 5n (&e(+0
7 -r+a1 4ace Gre$-r1 a(lec3ndu)se asu(ra lu&1 s(une)ne verde2 C3+ e de
$rav9
-r+a &cne*+e de (arc% l)ar 4& l-v&+ un $l-n. 5n (le=0
7 C%c%c&-as% +rea,%2 r%s(unde0
7 C3+ de c%c%c&-as%9 vrea s% *+&e Gre$-r0
7 C3+ cu(r&nde1 anun.% -r+a1 a(r&n'3ndu)*& - .&$ar%0 Ma& /ul+ dec3+
/&)a* 4& 5nc8&(u&+0
7 E&1 8a&1 5.& &a /ul+ s)- desc8&'&9 se &n+eresea'% C-/&sarul1 (u4%&nd
nerv-s d&n .&$ar%0
-r+a nu/%r% d&n n-u (e de$e+e0
7 T-a+% n-a(+ea *& ceva d&n '&ua de /3&ne1 s(une el cu +r&s+e.e1
5n+&n'3ndu)*& /3&n&le ca un (escar care e=(l&c% de'n%d%6du&+ c3+ de /are
era (e*+ele care +-c/a& &)a sc%(a+0
7 Ne/a&(-/en&+2 e=(l-dea'% C-/&sarul1 s%r&nd d&n scaun0 <n ca'ul
%s+a v-/ avea +&/( ,erec8e+ *& (en+ru - (l&/,%r&c%0
-r+a 5l 4&=ea'% lun$ cu (r&v&rea0
7 A4l% c% n&c& eu nu sun+ /a& (u.&n a/%r3+ ca +&ne0 Dar nu u&+a c% ave/
de)a 4ace c)- u*% s-v&e+&c%1 /e*+er&+% 5n U0R0S0S0 N&c& - u*% ne/.easc% n)ar
4& 4-s+ a+3+ de a4ur&s&+%0
7 Ia ascul+a.&2 s(une #arcel-na1 ven&nd 5n 4a.%0 Scur+ (e d-&C <na&n+e de
Cr%c&unul v&&+-r v-/ (u+ea s)- *+er$e/ cu aurul9
7 V)a/ /a& s(us0 Nu e=&s+% 5ncu&e+-are (e lu/e c%re&a s% nu)& (-+ ven&
de 8ac1 dar 4&ecare cere +&/(ul adecva+0 e c3nd 5l a6u+a/ (e E$-n1 cel /a&
(r&ce(u+ l%c%+u* d&n #erl&n1 nu era ,r-asc% s% ne s+ea 5n cale0 O,&*nu&a/ s%
desc8&de/ '%v-are (3n% *& (en+ru caral&&1 *& era/ e=+re/ de res(ec+a.&0
A4la.& de la /&ne2 Ia u&+e ce de r-+&.e2 N&c& /%car r-+unde nu sun+1 ara+% ca
ale unu& av&-n (r%,u*&+2
C-/&sarul se (l&/,% nerv-s 5nc-l- *&)nc-ace1 4%c3nd -(+ur& (e (-dea0
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