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Authority: A Novel - Part Two: 007-010 Summary & Analysis

Jeff VanderMeer
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Control asks Grace, a Linguist, and Whitby to his office. He seats them at a cramped table in front of the small door in his office and reveals the writing on the wall. He asks them what they make of it. Before asking them into the office he'd made sure to readjust the thermostat and now, he notes gleefully, the three workers were beginning to sweat profusely. Whitby says that it was left up there as a memorial to the former director. Grace says that it is not a memorial because the director is not dead. The other two shush her, giving her dirty looks. Control ignores this and goes on with another line of questioning. He asks the linguist what it means.

She states that general consensus places the text as belonging to the former lighthouse keeper, Saul Evans. However, she...

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