By: Anthony Blocker
The next day the rain stops and the soldiers are immediately ambushed by the Vietnamese. Forrest runs, but soon is all by himself and rushes back to find Bubba. After finding and rescuing some of his fallen brothers and Lt. Dan, Forrest finds Bubba laying down in the grass, having been shot in the chest to which he picks Bubba up and takes him to the river where Lt. Dan and the others are. Bubba then asks Forrest why it all had to happen and also says that he wants to go home, dying shortly afterward. A couple of days pass by Forrest tells crippled Lt. Dan how he plans to fulfill his promise to Bubba and go into the shrimping business. He does fulfills his promise to go into the shrimping business, and Lt. Dan does become Forrest's first mate. After a bout of little success and a hurricane which wiped out all the competition.