A Boy and His Dog - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

Vic (teen-age boy) and Blood (telepathic shaggy brown dog) are hanging out together. Blood continues to annoy Vic by calling him Albert. Vic has fed Blood mutated water rats and a poodle that escaped from "down under." Vic is horny and wants a piece of ass. Blood enters a trance state but finds no woman nearby. They go meet their roverpak foraging Gang at the Metropole Theater. Vic checks his .45 and Browning .22 at the door, but keeps his spike and knife in his neck sheath. The theater is jammed with other rovers and their dogs, but Blood finds 2 seats together. Keeping theaters going is part of the post-war barter economy. They watch a triple feature: a 1948 movie titled "Raw Deal;" Third War epic called "Smell of a Chink" with a scene of skirmisher greyhounds napalming a Chinese town; and a 1970 "beaver flick" called...

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