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Artemis: A Novel - Chapters 1 – 2 Summary & Analysis

Andy Weir
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Summary

The novel Artemis takes place on the moon at an unspecified point in the future. The story opens on the moon’s surface. Jasmine “Jazz” Bashara is in a spacesuit (EVA suit) that has slightly ruptured. She races back to Artemis—the moon’s only settlement—and she manages to enter an airlock before she loses too much air. She was in the middle of taking the test for the EVA (extravehicular activity) guild. Even though she performed well on the exam, Bob Lewis—who supervised the exam and who is the head of the guild—fails her because of the suit rupture. Dale Shapiro—a member of the guild and former friend of Jazz, taunts her for failing the exam. Artemis is comprised of five connected bubbles and has a population of about 2,000 people. Jazz lives in the bubble called Conrad. Her residence...

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