Lone Survivor

Marcus Luttrell

Characters

-Marcus luttrell is the medic and sniper of a four-man surveillance team of SEAL Team 10.

-Lieutenant Michael Murphy is the team leader and spotter of SEAL Team 10.

-Danny Dietz is the SEALS Team 10's communications specialist and spotter.

-Matthew Axelson is the SEALS Team 10's sniper.

Setting

June 2005

Afganistan

Quotes

“I will never quit. My nation expects me to be physically harder and mentally stronger than my enemies. If knocked down i will get back up, every time. I will draw on every remaining ounce of strength to protect my enemies and to accomplish our mission. I am never out of the fight.”


“Fear is a force that sharpens your senses. Being afraid is a state of paralysis in which you can't do anything.”

Conflict

The conflict is when the SEALS Team 10 are hiding but then they encounter three shepherds, including a boy. Then the team debated killing the shepherds, but after a vote, team leader Michael Murphy decided to uphold the rules of engagement and let the shepherds go. Later on they discovered that they told the taliban and gave up their position so a firefight began.

Plot Summary

Marcus luttrell during his childhood has been training to join the Navy SEALS with Billy Shelton. After joining the U.S. Navy and completed Navy SEALS training. Then in July, 2005 the headed for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to be very close to Bin Laden with a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Then while hiding out, the team encountered three shepherds, including a boy. The team debated killing the shepherds, but after a vote, team leader Michael Murphy decided to uphold the rules of engagement and let the shepherds go.Then an extraordinary firefight that led to the death of many people. Over the next four days, terribly injured and presumed dead, Marcus Luttrell crawled for miles through the mountains and was taken in by villagers who risked their lives to keep him safe from surrounding Taliban warriors.