The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger - Chapter 1 Section 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Section 6 Summary

After the gunslinger and the barkeep have sex, she begins to talk. She explains that the man at the bar, Nort, was dead and then he was touched by God. She details Nort's fall into addiction and how the devil-grass started to take over his soul. Children would chase him in the street, tormenting him. He died in front of the honky-tonk, simply doubled over, threw-up, fell over and died. She stops talking and the gunslinger asks about the man in black. She is reluctant to tell him, but she relents and begins to tell him the end of the tale.

Chapter 1 Section 6 Analysis

The story the barkeep tells the gunslinger is very emotionally draining for her. She does not want to talk about the man in black, but her need for the gunslinger propels her to continue. She believes that...

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