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The Peace War Themes

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Themes

Coming of Age

Wili is the most prevalent example of this theme, though Mike Rosas also exhibits changes in his life that seem evidence of an emerging maturity that he lacked prior to the story. Wili's changes are overt and are seen almost from the opening pages of the story. When Wili arrives in Paul's life, he is little more than a thief, having recently escaped a gang that holds him captive and forces him into clandestine activities. Wili plans to steal everything he can from Paul and escape, but encounters Jill before he can put that plan into action. He initially believes Jill to be a ghost and Paul's property to be haunted. This is a very youthful response to the situation, though understandable. When Wili sets out to make his escape, he encounters Paul. Paul does not even try to force Wili to remain with him. Instead...

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