Bitter Fruit - Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary

Lydia continues to cling to him and dance on the glass, oblivious to Silas's pleas to stop. He picks her up and carries her to the settee, watching her blood seep into the white linen slipcover. Silas calls for an ambulance. Lydia's crying becomes slower and Silas worries that she is going into shock. He takes two towels and binds Lydia's feet with them to stop the bleeding.

He calls his brother-in-law, Alec, and tells him that Lydia has had an accident and that he needs to get her to the hospital. In his mind, her wounds have become a tragic accident rather than self-inflicted wounds. Alec and Gracie arrive, saying that Mikey was driving Jackson and Mam Agnes over as well. They carry Lydia to the car and take her to a hospital, but not to the clinic that she...

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