Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapters 1-5 Abstract
* Anita Blake, necromancer and vampire executioner, meets with Captain Pete McKinnon about a pyrokinetic, someone who can start fires with psychic powers.
* McKinnon fears that a pyrokinetic is loose in St. Louis, and wants Anita to help.
* After McKinnon leaves, Anita receives a phone call from Larry Kirkland, a vampire executioner in training...
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