Father Allen is one of the few whose duty it is to visit Heaven and hear the confessions of the fallen angels. To give absolution if he feels the regret is sincere. Without the priest's absolution, the fallen angel cannot go before God to ask for forgiveness.
For three years Kingston has hidden within the trenches, in plain sight, using the mud and uncertainty as a cover, only possible because he refuses to let his internal beast out for any length of time. But what will happen when he is given the chance to let the beast free?
The lens of the camera is shallow. It sees colour and shape. It gives the illusion of motion in two dimensions. It draws the light from the dark. In that space between lens and subject, between picture and reality, lies solitude.
Jonah lived in that solitude, content within its embrace.