The funeral procession of the dead boy is going through the streets ,which much keening and singing. King and Tani come out of the forest together in time to see it go by. They must be very tired. Julian's part of the procession and locks eyes with Chaplin and Kendal while they watch from the bar above. While watching the funeral, Kendal promises Chaplin's own son a proper burial when the time comes, with 21 guns at Arlington; "We'll do it right." Chaplin nods like he doesn't really believe it, but he doesn't have a lot of other options at the moment.
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