How does the fugitive make the sergeant remember his idealistic younger days? What effect does this have on the sergeant?

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Although the fugitive and the sergeant are on opposite sides of the law, they're both Irishmen. They come from similar backgrounds and share a number of cultural references that, under normal circumstances, would probably make them the best of pals. But this isn't a normal situation. In colonial Ireland, the police force consists largely of native Irishmen, who enforce the rigors of English law against their own people.

But underneath the officer's...

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