The last moment before you die… I'm not sure if this is true but it's a nice thought.
People in the novel kept complaining while at the same time obeying an oppressive government. They worked for it and gave it more and more power. The Guerillas seemed the only ones who got off the plank the government was sitting on .
Si vous pleurez parce que le soleil est sorti du cartes postales
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.