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The Ancient Child Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 1, Chapter 1, Paulita Maxwell Does Not Weep Summary

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Book 1, Chapter 1, Paulita Maxwell Does Not Weep Summary

A man asks in Spanish "who is there" and is shot dead in Pete Maxwell's house. John Poe hears the shots and the sounds of the man dying, and people start gathering around shortly after the killing. Women ask for the body and bring it to a carpenter's shop. The next day they bury the dead man. A statement in Spanish from the coroner's office reads that a fingerprint from the dead man was received on July 15, 1881 and that further information on his death was in Fort Sumner. Paulita Maxwell, Pete's eighteen-year-old sister, cannot cry, make a sound, or pray quietly to herself, and she is not aware of anything around her.

Book 1, Chapter 1, Paulita Maxwell Does Not Weep Analysis

This scene is in Grey's imagination. She is a character who has not yet been...

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