Julien Losier has simply became eighteen. yet this can be Vichy France in 1942, and his coming of age is marred via the Nazi career of his fatherland. His father has continuously taught him that evil is resisted by way of the ability of God, no longer through the gun. but if the roundups of Jews commence and either his ally and the lady he is falling for develop into ambitions, Julien needs to query the place genuine energy lies. Can he be a guy who protects the folk he loves if he follows his father's methods of peace?
His native land is a delicate fort the place hundreds and hundreds of Jewish formative years conceal in undeniable sight, safe basically by means of the goodwill in their associates. Julien takes half within the complicated process of sentries and alert codes that retain them secure, doing what he can to withstand the Nazis. because the Germans shut in, he can see the instant coming whilst all of the town's cautious defenses will fail. he is torn among the religion of his father and his expanding surety that scuffling with violence with violence is the single solution to win. How can the meek inherit the earth while the powerful carry all of the cards?
Now the younger Jewish lady who has captured his center comes below lethal probability, and there are not any sturdy offerings. yet for Elise, there is not anything Julien will not risk.
Based on real occasions in Vichy France, Flame within the Night is a robust exam of the energy of religion and peaceable resistance within the face of overwhelming odds.
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