The train brings Olmo back when he is 18 years old .. World War I is over and Olmo has fought the enemy in the trenches, on the battlefields ..
He meets Alfredo, dressed in his officer’s uniform. But Alfredo, thanks to his social position, has never left his home…
Another piece to highlight differences between the two protagonists, denouncing the inequities between the classes
Although initially, Alfredo seems to defend his friend (and therefore the workers) from the new threat represented by Attila, soon his weakness will allow Attila to become the worst enemy of Olmo and his people