Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

The kid, Toadvine, and Bathcat go to a cantina. They pool their money and buy a couple of drinks. A man walks in and asks if they are from Texas. The man knows they are looking for Gomez and tells them that they will pay a lot of money for him. The man then moans about all the blood shed in Mexico and worries over the fate of his country. All the while, another man in the corner moans and prays. Bathcat asks the bartender who the man is and learns he is his son and that he has been cut by one of the other card players. There is no where for him to go, so he continues to sit in the corner.

The gang rides out the next morning. They come across an Indian camp that has been sacked. Later, the...

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