Ted leaned into the bath to toggle the controls of the shower and turn it off. Shane sipped the bottle and watched; both still giggling about the urine. Ted looked back over his shoulder with a big smirk on his face. They were not used to my cultural views on nudity; but I was.
Hulga fits all of those categories in a way, she had a limp because she did not have a leg, she was not physically ugly, but the way she thought of herself was, and she was undesirable because she did not take care of herself properly. During my reading of Fallen Angels, I began to notice the theme, and I think the theme is that War is devastating to people because it can totally mess you up psychologically and physically. Perry for example was already uncertain of his future and his knee injury already had him on edge. He could have easily done something to prevent that. In addition, he just stayed there and listened. When Jim was asked a question he would avoid eye contact with the interviewer or rub his face with his left hand. The next few weeks were hard, but I endured.