Childhood's End - Study Guide Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Jan meets with Sullivan to check on the progress of the whale/squid display. Instead of stuffing an actual whale, Sullivan is building a decoy, which will be easier and more comfortable for Jan to stow away in. Sullivan's chief clerk brings him a message from Karellen, who wants to see the display in person.

Karellen, impressed with the display, does not have animals of that size on his home planet, and reveals that they have no oceans. He then recalls the biblical story of Jonah, who was swallowed by the whale, and wonders if there could be any truth to the myth. Sullivan dismisses the theory, relieved that Karellen does not suspect anything.

Sullivan then assists Jan into the mouth of the whale, saddened that they will never see each other again, and afraid that Jan will not withstand the trip. Once Jan is settled into...

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