OUR GOD SEES THE FACT, BUT IS WAITING by Leo Tolstoy -- A Summary
Then lived a merchant named Ivan Dmitri Aksenov with his family in the land of Vladimir, who in his younger days resided life for the fullest by experiencing every one of the material issues world has to offer. Until this individual got married.
One summer, this individual planned to go to Nizhny reasonable but his wife warned him that she had a bad dream of her husband-- she dreamt about Ivan that this individual returned through the town with hair of grey. Ivan laughed as if he won't care and went on the fair.
He travelled 1 / 2 way and met a merchant, who he spent the night having tea with and shared an adjoining room in the inn. Since Aksenov is definitely not applied of sleeping for extended hours he chosen to wake up and continued his journey.
Along the way of his journey, two soldiers in a troika halted him, and began asking questions, for the product owner he met halfway in the travel was found lifeless. Since almost all evidences with the crime are pointing Aksenov guilty he was imprisoned.
Learning the unfortunate fate of Aksenov, his wife appreciated her dream of Aksenov and was anxious and even considered as the thought of her husband being guilty. The idea made Aksenov even sadder.
26 years in jail made Aksenov a well grounded and God-fearing man. In spite the fact that his family members has totally forgotten him, he even now serves as a " GrandpaвЂќ to the other prisoners. Then simply came a brand new prisoner named Makar Semyonich.
After a few months of being aware of each other, Aksenov discovered that Makar is the individual who killed the merchant to whom he was informed he killed. He was furious with what he found out although didn't speak or uttered a word regarding it.
Until a single night, Aksenov heard a few earth moving under in which the prisoners had been sleeping. This individual went out and saw Makar. Makar told him not to notify a word by what he had witnessed or else he may kill him.
When they were led to be able to work, a soldier observed a hostage took of some globe off his boots. The soldier sought for escaping...