Demian - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

Sinclair tries to use his thoughts to summon Eva, but Demian comes instead and tells him there will be a war with Russia, and they will be drafted. They have supper with Eva that night, and she tells Sinclair that she heard his call and now he knows that he can contact her whenever he needs someone. Demian goes to the front. Sinclair follows later, and Eva kisses him goodbye.

Sinclair has a vision one night while standing guard. He feels the presence of a master, a mentor, then sees a city in the clouds with millions of people and Eva as a goddess with sparkling stars in her hair. She twists in pain, cries out and thousands of stars spring from her forehead. One seeks out Sinclair. At the story's climax, he is shot.

Sinclair feels he is being drawn on towards...

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