Private Peaceful Characters

Michael Morpurgo
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Thomas Peaceful

Thomas Peaceful is a young teen from Iddesleigh village in Devon, England. He is the youngest of three brothers. When Thomas is very young, he and his father go out to cut some wood. A tree falls, right where Thomas is standing. Thomas's father yells at him to run, but he doesn't, being frozen in place by fear. When his father throws Thomas out of the way, the tree falls on his father instead. Thomas never tells anyone exactly how it happened, but holds onto this terrible secret his whole life. Thomas feels as if he has killed his father.

Growing up, Thomas and his brother Charlie were pretty well inseparable. When Molly comes along, she completes their threesome. Thomas grows up loving Molly, and eventually that love matures from the love of a childhood friend to another kind of love all together. Charlie also loves Molly...

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