Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

In the gang, there are two men named Jackson, one white and one black, who do not get along with one another. The men received a shipment of new weapons and spend a majority of one their first mornings together testing them out. Glanton does not think they are worth the money being asked for them by a group of soldiers. The judge steps forward when a conflict begins to erupt and takes the sergeant aside, talks to him, then makes a show of introducing him to all the men. Then, the judge introduces the sergeant to the black Jackson, inventing a problematic career, stealing from history and literature. Jackson becomes upset by what the judge has said although he is not sure exactly what he said. The judge then takes the sergeant to the gate and pays him for the guns.

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