Darkly Dreaming Dexter - Chapters 6-7 Summary & Analysis

Jeff Lindsay
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Chapters 6-7 Summary

Dexter goes on a date with his girlfriend, Rita. Rita is a victim of domestic abuse, who is just beginning to put her life back together. Due to her past experiences with men, Rita is not interested in sex, which makes her the perfect girlfriend for Dexter. Dexter does not like sex because it is messy and requires specific emotional responses of which he is not capable. Rita is also perfect for Dexter because she has children. Despite Dexter's lack of emotion, he likes children and enjoys being around Rita's children.

Dexter and Rita go to dinner and then for a walk on the beach. Afterward, Dexter is taking Rita home when he sees an active crime scene. Hoping it is another victim of the Tamiami Trail killer, Dexter stops and tells Rita he needs to see if they need his help. It is in...

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