ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
Paul stays where he is because there is machine gun fire all around.
"I can see him indistinctly. I have but one desire, to get away. If it is not soon it will be too light; it will be difficult enough now. Then as I try to raise up my head I see it is impossible already. The machine-gunfire so sweeps the ground that I should be shot through and through before I could make one jump."
All Quiet on the Western Front