The novella goes back to mid-80s of the 20th century when a process started with the Turkish population in Bulgaria. Human values and national security.
The specific process of changing the names of the Turkish population in Bulgaria had time ago a heavy impact in moral, international image and national security sense. The story develops around three major acts of violence, inspired - predominantly - by hurt human dignity as having some historical references as well. The approach is psychological in shedding light on the internal life of the characters,
touching personal contraversial features,
assuming motivation for a certain behavior, conscious or unconscious,
speculating on how political decisions of nation-wide interest can change the course of events and post factum developments,
the way national security is treated as of utmost importance in a former communist state,
the values and principles of a society in a concrete context.
No general conclusions or assessments can stem from the story; however, a true aspect of a certain mentality could be caught.
The development of the story is vivid and full of details to be observed and fixed to the general picture.