Nir Spector, 20 (later 25 and 35)
Anat, his wife (a few years younger)
Smadar, 6, their daughter
N.S. (Nir Spector, 65)
Clara, early 70s, a psychologist
Ikki, 20, a young army officer
Tomer, 19, a soldier

Translated from the Hebrew by Anthony Berris and Margalit Rodgers

In the middle of the day, deep in enemy territory, Nir Spector’s world is shattered by a sniper’s bullet when his close friend is hit and falls at his side.

Forty-five years later, the memory of that day still burns like an open wound, and the riddles that remain still need to be solved.