Money alsodrew a line between the rich and the poor. The rich due to their wealthdetermined the fate of the poor such as Chigurh.
Chigurh was a hit man meaningthat he made a living out of killing people. The rich people who hired him tocarry out the killings sealed his fate as a ruthless murderer. This makes himkill almost anyone he comes across in his quest to recover the money from Moss.After getting into an accident as he was fleeing, Chigurh paid off the witnessto remain silent and for a shirt he took from him. Because of the payout, theman does not reveal what he saw to anyone and Chigurh gets to flee with themoney. In the film,Chigurh is a tool of fate. Chigurh who is a psychopathic killer receives a joboffer to retrieve the money from Moss at all costs.
During his hunt for Moss,he determines the fate of several people by murdering them in cold blood. I.e.he murders the Mexicans who were also hunting Moss for the money; he killsWells who was his replacement for the job.
In the film, we also see Chigurhtossing the coin to determine whether to kill the man in the gas station ornot. He also approaches Carla with the suggestion of the game however sherefuses to participate and tells him that she was aware that it was his choiceto either kill her or let her live. The air gunis another tool for fate in the film. In the film, Chigurh uses an air gun tokill his victims. The air powered bolt gun is among the tools used inslaughterhouses to kill the cattle quickly and effectively. Chigurh uses thisweapon to evade the cops since it leaves no evidence behind that could link thecrime to him. Chigurh had killed so many people and preferred this weapon as itdelivered quick deaths to the victims. He also used it to break into people’shouses like when he used it to burst the locks at Moss’s hotel room and otherplaces.
Chigurh was psychopathic and his use of this weapon proved that he didnot value human life at all. Trucks havebeen widely used in the film by the writer as a tool of fate. In the beginningof the movie when Moss was heading back to give the injured Mexican water, twomen in a truck pursued him. This interaction between moss and the men in truckforced him to leave his home and send his wife away. The truck in this instancewas the first thing that determined Moss’s fate. In the film, Moss alsodiscovered a truck that contained heroin in the scene of the murders. Drugdealers used the trucks to transport heroin from one location to another.
TheHeroin in the trucks determined the fate of the people who Moss found dead atthe scene, after a drug deal had gone wrong. The trackerplaced in the bag which have the $ 2 million was a tool for fate. This isbecause it sealed the fate of anyone who stole the money as it made it easy forthe owner of the money to easily track and kill anyone who stole the money. Afterthe incident with the two men in the truck, the owner of the money hiredChigurh to track Moss and recover the money.
The tracker almost got Moss killedtwice as Chigurh tracked him to his hiding places. The tracker put Moss inChigurh’s radar and because of this; he was always on the run since his lifewas in great danger.