Come out, come out wherever you are.
Hiding from the secret police offers Baden time for reflection. Specifically, what has he learned about taking things that don’t belong to him? Never again. Ever since he salvaged an outlawed book from a space wreck, life has been damage control.
He should just stop this game of cat and mouse, hand the Bible over to the authorities if they want it so bad. Except, he can’t let go of it. And now that Baden’s shared what he’s read with believers who’ve been awaiting the book’s return, he’s realized unleashing the Word is not a matter of hide but seek.