A Boy and His Dog - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

Vic, Quilla June and Blood gather wood and kerosene and set fire to it so the building will burn. Blood has found them all a "safe place" in a boiler room way down under the building. They take mats, ammo, and the dead rovers' extra firearms and rifles. Blood senses that the building is burning well. They all go to sleep. Vic awakens to find Quilla June snuggled under his armpit. They have sex many times and Blood sleeps through it all.

Vic asks Quilla June about where she lives, a "downunder" city called "Topeka." It is a city with dropshaft access to it about a half mile from where they are. She initiates sex and they continue until Blood interrupts and says, "I am not going to keep pretending I'm asleep. I am hungry. And I'm hurt." Vic throws Quilla June off...

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