A Girl Named Disaster - Study Guide Chapter 25 Summary & Analysis

Nancy Farmer
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Nhamo is at a crisis point. She gets stung by a scorpion as she is working on her boat. The venom is strong, causing her to hallucinate and vomit. She makes her way to her platform and has a dream. In the dream, Grandmother, Masvita, and Nhamo are watching a scene in which Princess Senwa is mourning her husband's betrayal. She sends cattle over a cliff, then baskets of food, beads, and pottery, then men and women, then finally the warriors and then herself. When Prince Kakono sees what has happened, he does the same, finally throwing himself off the cliff. For some reason, Masvita joins the throng of jumpers. They live now under the water.

When Nhamo wakes from this dream, her head is pounding and her heart is racing. She sees the baboons coming home for the evening and is comforted by their gentle ways...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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