Cloud Atlas - Chapter 11, "The Pacific Journal of Adam Ewing" Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, "The Pacific Journal of Adam Ewing" Summary

The final portion of the "Adam Ewing" story picks up mid-sentence, where it left off in the first half of the story. Ewing is still aboard the "Prophetess," crossing the Pacific. The ship makes land at Raiatea, one of the Society Islands. There, Ewing and Dr. Goose are asked by the captain to accompany him ashore. Ewing doubts the captain's intentions, but agrees to go with the group.

Ashore, they find a missionary village, run by a Nazarene couple, Reverend Horrox and his wife. It seems that the captain has brought Ewing and Goose along to convince the preacher that the "Prophetess" is a godly ship and thus make him agreeable to the captain's trade proposition, an arrangement to which the Reverend ultimately agrees.

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