Seeing the situation at her house, Ellie suggests they go to Homer's house down the road.
On finding that house deserted, some hard truths have to be confronted and plans have to be made.
They're shocked, they're frightened, they're alone. The point is proved by the many examples of ordeals and horror Ellie and her friends faced In thew Tomorrow When The War Began John Marsden With reference to John Marden's Tomorrow When The War Began, discuss the ways in which particular issues, themes, or attitudes are conveyed via the medium of the literary text.
John Marsden's Tomorrow when the war began is a gripping work of fiction.
They had to gather up a great deal of courage to be able to carry out their task because it isn't very easy to risk your life by sneaking into a war zone surrounded by armies of soldiers and taking the chance of getting shot.
When the teenagers were planing to take Lee into town, Homer made it clear to everyone that they have to maintain their courage by saying 'we're not going to be safe anywhere, any time, until this war is over'.
This is exactly what John Marsden, the author, tried to make clear in the novel.
The novel is about 7 teenagers that were forced to live in the bush because of the invaders that took over their country.
In the relative peace of Hell, the eight teenage guerrillas decide they should attempt to wage a hit-and-run guerrilla war against the invaders, who have made Wirawee a strategic base.
They devise a bold plan to blow up a vital supply bridge, by driving a petrol tanker underneath it and blowing it up.