The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

The gunslinger and Jake continue on in pursuit of the man in black. They find railroad tracks and a handcar. Jake shows the gunslinger how to use the handcar and they both get on and proceed swiftly toward their destination along the rails. As they camp one night, Jake asks the gunslinger about his "coming of age." The gunslinger tells him about it. He was fourteen years old and at least four years away from his final test from his teacher Cort, which would make him a gunslinger like his father.

As the gunslinger leaves his room one day, he passes his mother's apartments. Marten, the enchanter, calls him into his mother's rooms. Marten is Roland's father's right hand man. The enchanter is standing near Roland's mother, dressed too casually, with his hand on her shoulder. His mother is dressed in an informal...

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