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Galapagos Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book One: The Thing Was, Chapter 37-Chapter 38 Summary

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Book One: The Thing Was, Chapter 37-Chapter 38 Summary

Adolf says that the explosion was surely a meteor, though Siegfried thinks the hospital blew up. Siegfried tells his brother about the people on the bus and that he's starting to show signs of Huntington's chorea. Mary, Hisako, and Siegfried maneuver the boat nearer the dock and use the bus to climb aboard. The hardest to get up is the captain, who is too drunk to make the climb in the first few tries. They haul Wait up in a harness. Siegfried sends Mary up last, and then he starts the bus, planning to kill himself by crashing it, as his symptoms are worsening. However, he doesn't get the chance. Another bomb, meant for the Bahía de Darwin, hits the other boat in the harbor. The resulting tidal wave drowns Siegfried.

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