The neurotic, desperate Filipino soldiers who kidnap Eddie and his unit during the war. As malnourished as Eddie and his men, the “Crazies” keep the unit for several months, eventually planning to work them to death in the mines. “Crazy Two” pitilessly kills the feverish Rabozzo in front of the rest of the unit. By distracting the “Crazies” with a game of juggling coal, Eddie leads his unit in a plot to kill all of their captors and escape.
The timeline below shows where the character Crazies One, Two, Three and Four appears in The Five People You Meet in Heaven. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...rice balls they are fed, and Eddie notices that the enemies themselves—whom the unit calls Crazy One, Two, Three and Four —also seem desperate and malnourished. One day, the “Crazies” force the unit into a dark... (full context)
...few more months, Rabozzo developers a fever and falls down while working in the coalmine. Crazy Two forces him to keep working, and Eddie tries to defend him. In response, Crazy Two... (full context)