City of Thieves

By: Chris Spielman

Setting

The story takes place in Leningrad(saint petersburg) Russia during the second world war

Characters

  • Lev Beniov-firefighter
  • Koyla
  • Soviet colonel

Theme

The theme of the story is everything you do has consequences whether they are good or bad consequences is up to what you did.

Plot

Lev Beniov is a firefighter who defends whats left of his city from air raids with the rest of his battalion. he gets thrown in jail for looting a German officer's corpse. Koyla also gets arrested because he is apparently a deserter( a person who pretty much stabs their country in the back)