Ficciones - Study Guide Part Two, Artifices, The Form of the Sword Summary & Analysis

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The narrator is caught in a terrible storm while traveling and stops to seek shelter at the ranch of a stern but fair Englishman. This Englishman has a terrible scar on his face. After dinner, the narrator asks the Englishman how he came to have the scar. The Englishman tells the story of a man who was a part of the Irish rebellion in the early twenties. The Irishman met one evening a comrade named John Vincent Moon. Moon professes to be a courageous fighter, but when the two men are caught in a gun battle, Moon freezes. The Irishman returns for Moon, breaking him out of his fear and leading him through the streets to safety. The Irishman then hides Moon in a safe house and treats the wounds he received from...

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