A Boy and His Dog - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

A week after his arrival, when Vic is extremely bored, he is sitting on the back porch of the boarding house smoking an un-lit corn cob pipe with his shirt off, the old men come for him so he can meet his first lady, Quilla June. She is sitting on a settee with her mother, an older, dried up version of her. Quilla June has a blue ribbon in her hair that matched her eyes. The old people discuss getting this disgusting thing over with so they could go to church and repent. It becomes apparent that it is a fundamentalist religious settlement that views the sex act as "evil." Vic and Quilla June go to the bedroom. Now Vic decides he does not want to kill her. She explains that she was sent to get someone like him to impregnate women. Vic...

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