The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger - Chapter 2 Section 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Section 2 Summary

The gunslinger thinks back to a long-past memory. The sky is white and the smell of rain is in the air. He is with his teacher Cort and his friend Cuthbert, another student of Cort's. They are learning to train Cort's hawk David. The gunslinger, whose given name was Roland, watches as Cuthbert lets the hawk fly from his arm. He does it wrong, though and the bird gets a rough start. He gets several vicious smacks from their teacher for this indiscretion.

Cuthbert hates Cort and dreams of one day killing the man. Their teacher is very hard on them and has no mercy. Because of Cuthbert's foul up with the hawk, Cort tells him that he will go without supper for the night and he then dismisses the boys for the day. Roland and Cuthbert head back to the...

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