The Power and the Glory - Part 3, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 3 Summary

The priest hears the lieutenant's voice outside the hut, asking if he is finished. The priest comes out and thanks the policeman for letting him see the dying man. The lieutenant says he is not a barbarian. He says he did not believe the priest would ever return, to which the priest says even a coward has a sense of duty. The priest asks if he will be shot now, but the lieutenant says there will have to be a trial first. The priest is disheartened to learn he will have to return all the way back to the capital before he can be killed.

Suddenly it starts to rain so the priest and the lieutenant enter the hut with the now dead Yankee. The priest tells the man he has seen him twice before and he explains to him the...

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