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Anthills of the Savannah - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

Chris and his companion start their journey to the North to the Abazon region, which was Ikem's homeland. Beatrice and Elewa travel to join them, before the fugitives leave for their journey. She announces that she will stay the night with Oriko, at their waypoint. She feels guilty, because her overnight stay will infringe upon the kind family who is sheltering Chris.

Oriko is attracted to the unknown Goddess in Beatrice during their intimacy, and he tells her a folk tale about the origins of bedbugs. The bedroom is cramped and mosquitoes plague the couple.

Chris and his companions travel north by bus instead of by Taxi, as was originally planned. The narrator describes Oriko's reaction to the giant bus, which, to the ousted government minister, suggests that there has been progress made in the provinces. The chapter concludes with a description of Chris's opinion of the...

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