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1Q84 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part I, Chapter 19, Aomame Summary

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Part I, Chapter 19, Aomame Summary

Aomame questions Tsubasa about the Little People, but Tsubasa now keeps quiet. The dowager reveals Tsubasa is the victim of repeated raping. Not only that, the dowager continues on, but Tsubasa's parents encouraged the rape. The dowager is friends with the police chief and has managed to hold off reporting the crime until concrete evidence can be gathered. One man is responsible for the raping, who seems also to be very powerful and has tremendous influence -part of a cult. The emotional damage will be even worse, the dowager also says.

Aomame's own encounters with religious cults -the Witnesses- left severe psychological scars. The cult Tsubasa is connected with is Sakigake. According to the dowager, the cult is seeking some paranormal phenomenon to cure illnesses, though it is a suspected ruse. The Leader is the one who has done the raping...

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