Waiting for the Barbarians Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter I

* A magistrate witnesses the torture of the invaded population.

* Colonel Joll talks about his ways of obtaining the truth from prisoners.

* A family is imprisoned, though the magistrate doesn't think they're a threat, Joll does.

* Interrogations and torture continue through the land.

Chapter II

* The magistrate gives a young blind girl money and tries to hire her.

* The barbarians stay away during the winter months.

* The magistrate and the girl have bathing rituals, but nothing more together.

* The magistrate begins to visit other girls for sex.

Chapter III

* The magistrate decides to take his maid back to her people.

* The magistrate and the girl begin to have sex with each other.

* A purification ceremony is held since the girl got her period.

* The girl decides to stay with her own people.

* The magistrate and his group are discovered by soldiers.

Chapter 4

* The magistrate meets a warrant...

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