This book tells us how a young boy was forced to become a soldier to preserve his life and live to tell his story. A friend that makes you happy and proud to have- but can you really trust them? Freudian Excuse : His tragic backstory goes some way to explaining how he became such a jaded asshole.
Sierra Leone has many diamond mines and the qualities of the diamonds are known to be top-quality gem diamonds. Took a Level in Badass : He's just a fisherman with no combat training at all, but he's pushed far enough that he manages to pummel Captain Poison to death.
Solomon Vandy : I thought you would steal it from me. Unable to accomplish the task alone, Solomon will have to trust the unscrupulous Danny Archer to help him regain what he has lost. Through a deal with Archer, Colonel Coetzee forces Solomon to retrieve the stone.