Salt to the Sea

Salt to the Sea


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Salt to the Sea: 161. Florian Summary & Analysis

The sea is full of corpses. Florian tires to rescue a girl in the water, to the protestations of a woman in the boat who worries he’ll capsize it. He pulls the girl in anyway.
Although many of the survivors only want to protect their own lives, Florian remains selflessly committed to helping others. 
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Florian slumps down next to Joana and Klaus. He thinks, “Fate is a hunter. Its barrel pressed against my forehead.”
Throughout the novel, Florian has repeated the phrase “fate is a hunter.” He believed he was somehow cursed, and the sinking of the ship has only confirmed this.
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