Irina’s Eye (Fiction)
Vaclav and Irina, both age fifteen, flee from behind the Iron Curtain. Irina is shot and falls. He goes to help her but as he takes her in his arms another bullet enters her head and at that moment she orders him "Go!". He puts her down and runs. He reaches West Germany, then Rome and New York in his quest for enlightenment and freedom from the guilt that haunts him for his soulmate Irina's fate.