Bitter Fruit - Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary

At the grocery store, Silas Ali watches an old man, with thinning hair and dry, dying skin. The man turns around and Silas sees he is Francois Du Boise from the man's blue eyes. Silas moves closer, watching as Du Boise pushes his groceries along the conveyor belt. As Du Boise prepares to leave, Silas pictures Lydia's face and knows that she will be angry when he returns without the things that she asked him to pick up. Nonetheless, Silas follows Du Boise to a café. Silas then walks up and asks the man if he is Lieutenant Du Boise. The man responds that he is, but he doesn't seem to remember Silas. Silas turns and walks away.

Returning home, Silas grabs a six-pack and without saying a word to Lydia goes down the street to a small park. He...

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