What will he say?
As Sharon lies on his deathbed, well wishes and prayers have poured in from around the world for the “man of peace” as President Bush put it, the “man could never be stopped”, to quote the liberal Haaretz.
Before Arafat died, he was decried as an “obstacle to peace”; and post-mortem, there was a “new window of opportunity.” The world was considered a better, safer place.
But Sharon? Well. Sharon is Sharon. He is a man of peace. Of peace. A piece of this, a piece of that, makes a whole I guess. A whole lot of peace.
Peace. Like how peaceful, I think, those souls he crushed must be now. Those souls of Sabra and Shatilla. Of Qibya and Braij. Of Rafah and Jabaliya, Jenin and...
Now I'm sure people are saying-yes, but people change. Sure. Change. Change is the only constant right?
Ask Iman Hims's family, who picked up her pieces. Her peace. Or Nooran Deeb. Or or or...
Ask Akram Salah, 39, an unemployed father of eight from Rafah. His home-and his life- was demolished last year.
"Let me tell you something about Sharon," he told me. "Opinions on peace and how to achieve it differ from politician to politician. But the only language Sharon knew was the language of destruction and war. My entire life's work was destroyed by Sharon in one night.
The Butcher, the baker, the... Whitewashing of Ariel Sharon.
"Apologise for what?"
And I think, will he meet those pieces, on his final day?
And when he meets his Maker, what, then, will he say?