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Galapagos Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book Two: And the Thing Became, Chapter 13 Summary

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Book Two: And the Thing Became, Chapter 13 Summary

On the same shore where the Bahía de Darwin sunk, Hisako Hiroguchi and Selena MacIntosh walk into the ocean to commit suicide. The view upsets Akiko, who feels responsible. At twenty-two, Akiko moved out on her own, and shortly after, her overprotective caregivers kill themselves.

At eighty, Mary takes pride that she can still care for herself, but the captain needs Akiko to survive. His body is healthy, but his mind is decayed, like millions of people on the mainland. A million years in the future, sharks and killer whales make sure there are no helpless old people to care for.

The captain doesn't recognize Mary, and Mary says he's no worse than ever. Akiko and Mary hear the sound of Kamikaze catching a female for sex. Although Kamikaze is Akiko's mate, he has...

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