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PART I - IN THE SHADOW OF DEATH
CHAPTER 11 - IN THE ENGINEERING SECTION

regime will fall and that he will regain his freedom. He cannot allow himself to believe that a life sentence may really mean spending the rest of his days in jail. Should he believe this, he would concentrate all his efforts on committing suicide. God, however, granted us political prisoners a special blessing. We had been jailed for our convictions, and these convictions sustained us during our prison years. They helped us believe that the regime was bound to fail, and that our freedom would be restored one day.
Once in a while, a prisoner would lose his faith and become, as we called it, "washed up." The first symptoms of this condition were an increasing degree of pessimism, and somber forecasts about our future and the future of the world. The victim sat in his chair, keeping more and more to himself. Many of us suffered such spells but managed to pull out in time. For those who did not, prison was certain to mean death in the long run.
It was pleasant to be allowed to work. It helped us forget. We were permitted to purchase sixty florins' worth of merchandise every month. A list was drawn up by the guard for such personal needs as cigarettes and food items. Cigarettes, of course, were worth their weight in gold. It gave us special pleasure to smuggle a few to our friends who were not fortunate enough to work in the Engineering Section. Sometimes, it took as long as a month to get answers like, "Old Bela received his cigarettes and thanks you," or "Young Bela would like some more cigarettes if possible."
Our regular walks also helped to boost our morale. There were a few trees in the courtyard, and their yellowed leaves told us that fall had come once more. These melancholy signs reminded us that we were wasting away some of our most pro
ductive years behind prison walls.
The prison grapevine brought us news of the possible expansion of the Engineering Section. According to rumors, our section

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