Arkham Asylum - Section 2, pages 12-31 Summary & Analysis

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Section 2, pages 12-31 Summary

The story returns to Amadeus Arkham, now an adult, returning to his home after his mother's death. He has inherited her house, and he decides that he must devote his life to helping the insane, people like his mother. He sleeps badly through the night, hearing the sound of wings in his dreams.

Back in the city of Metropolis, Arkham treats a mentally ill patient who was beaten and sexually abused by his father. The patient is Martin "Mad Dog" Hawkins, who has become a serial killer and is waiting for trial. Mad Dog mutilates his female victims' faces and sex organs. He also cuts himself with a razor to combat his numbness. Because of Mad Dog, who he feels sorry for, Arkham decides to open a home for the criminally insane in his mother's old house.

After Dr...

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