Among the Free - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

In Chapter 8, the boy explains to Luke what happened. He says when he came around the corner to get a new street assignment from Officer Hook, he saw Luke holding the gun on the old woman and then throwing it down and running. After that, the villagers picked up the gun and shot Officer Houk. The villagers fought off the other officers and are in a house having a party now. The boy tells Luke he is on the side that feeds him.

Chapter 8 Analysis

The boy with Luke might prove to be a problem. Since his loyalties lie with whoever gives him food, he could turn Luke in for a reward or to save himself. On the other hand, the boy has street smarts that Luke does not possess. Sticking together, the boys can put both of their smarts together and help each other. The boy...

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