The Moon Is Down Characters

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Mayor Orden

Mr. Orden is Mayor of the town that is occupied by the invading military forces led by Colonel Lanser. The town and country are never identified, although it is probably a small European town in either Denmark or Norway. The reader first meets Mayor Orden when he receives a request from Colonel Lanser for a meeting. Orden complies with the request and meets the rather gentle leader of the invading forces.

Mayor Orden is a highly-principled person who will not let go of his values and beliefs. He is a staunch proponent of democracy and a die-hard believer in the need for man to be free. Colonel Lanser asks Mayor Orden for his cooperation. Such cooperation will all but insure the safety of his townspeople. Mr. Orden displays immediate resistance to the proposal and in no way would want to lead his townspeople to think he is...

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