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Frank Miller's Sin City the Hard Goodbye Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1 Summary

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Chapter 1 Summary

Frank Miller's Sin City: The Hard Goodbye tells the story of Marv, a psychotic, disfigured, ex-military killer living in a decadent and corrupt city. Marv is framed for the murder of beautiful prostitute Goldie. Feeling a connection with her though they only shared one night together, Marv goes on a search for her killer. Marv is both hunter and hunted as he traces the murder up through Sin City to a corrupt cardinal and a cannibalistic serial killer preying on the city's prostitutes. Marv ekes out retribution, though he pays for it in the electric chair.

As the graphic novel begins, Marv is embracing a beautiful woman. The night is sweltering hot, and Marv is in a room in a dive hotel, drinking and making love on a heart-shaped bed. To Marv, the woman is a goddess, and he wonders why she is with him. She seems...

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