“Brother, I …” eric wanted to confess to everything to Fontaine, “I …” “What’s a matter eric?” his brother asked concerned. “I’m not worthy of your kindness, I shouldn’t be here right now, I should be executed!” “No eric,” the general raged, “never think of yourself as undeserving or lower than anyone else!” “you don’t know what I’ve done,” eric outburst with confessions: “I’m a bad person, I always do bad things … I drink, and once … I even smoked weed!” the general placed his hand on eric’s shoulder and told him: “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” eric was surprised to find that Fontaine was familiar with William Shakespeare’s work, and how much he and his brother have in common.