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Henry Fleming is a peasant with dreams of adventure and glory, just like any other young man. He enlists as a soldier for the Union and spends several months playing out the role that he has created for himself. But now that the Confederate cannons have begun firing, and his friends are dropping like flies, the time for dreaming is over. Henry must decide what he really wants to be: a character in some heroic fantasy, or a real live man?An adaptation of The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane.