What could Daniel not escape from that was aggravating to him in Chapter 5 of The Bronze Bow?

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In Chapter 5 of The Bronze Bow , Daniel leaves Rosh's camp on the mountain to go to search for Joel, who he hopes will join Rosh's band. In the city of Capernaum, Daniel cannot escape the sight of the Roman soldiers. They are in the streets, on the docks,...

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In Chapter 5 of The Bronze Bow, Daniel leaves Rosh's camp on the mountain to go to search for Joel, who he hopes will join Rosh's band. In the city of Capernaum, Daniel cannot escape the sight of the Roman soldiers. They are in the streets, on the docks, and in the marketplace. Daniel hates the Romans--his hatred of them for killing his father and uncle is the driving force of his life. Living on the mountain as he has for years, he has not had to see the Romans very much, although he lives for the day they will do battle and drive them out of Judea. As he watches the Romans with hatred, he is astounded that the Jews in the city go on about their business, paying no attention to the soldiers. He even sees some Jews joking with Romans, and he finds that "shameful." He believes Rosh would make them understand, and he questions why Jesus doesn't do anything against the Romans. So outwardly, he cannot escape the sight of the Roman soldiers, but more importantly, he is unable to escape his own hatred toward them.

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