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The Ancient Child Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 1, Chapter 3, The Next Moment Is Forever to Come Summary

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Book 1, Chapter 3, The Next Moment Is Forever to Come Summary

A young woman named Grey watches clouds as they course through the blue sky. She imagines a conversation with Billy the Kid and asks him why he did not shoot a man. She then reminds him of a time in Lincoln when she had asked to shake his hand. Grey continues the monologue to where she gave Billy a gun and he shot a law officer, then took the officer's horse and rode out of town as the townspeople cheered.

Grey imagines a horseman in the clouds, and the narrator comments that she never has to look for visions. They find her all the time. She tries to reenter her initial vision of the Maxwell house from Chapter 1, but that vision has passed. Still, her conversation vision with Billy the Kid...

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