Bitter Fruit - Part 1, Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 7 Summary

Gracie can't sleep. She lies in her bed, smelling the fifteen years of accumulated odors in the walls of her house. Their history is in those smells and they are in a twilight zone between black and white. They try to be both and end up as neither.

Alec is half-awake. She turns toward him, but tells him not to get any ideas about sex. Gracie wants to talk to him about Kate and about what's going on between Silas and Lydia. She says that Silas was looking at Alec while he was talking and that's when he passed out. Gracie knows that Lydia didn't just cut herself and she wants to know what Silas has told Alec, thinking that the two men have talked to each other since they've been friends since childhood.

Alec gets up, his mood cold and...

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