The Question and Answer section for Fallen Angels is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Perry is shaken up about killing the VC soldier. He actually confides in Peewee and breaks down. The killing haunts him and he wonders how he can continue killing people.
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Sergeant Simpson tells Perry and Peewee that their commander, Captain Stewart, is vying for a promotion to Major, which will only happen if he "picks up his body count" . This, Simpson explains, is why the squad may have some very dangerous...