Guests of the Nation - Alec Summary & Analysis

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Alec is well-liked in town, especially amongst the women, but goes into a rage when he hears that a woman has insulted his friend, himself, and the Republic of Ireland. He gets into a fight with this woman, Najax. Alex tells war stories in the bar afterwards, and one man comes up to the narrator to tell him that he knows his father. They leave and make their way back to Alec’s home, and Najax approaches them with a gun. She tells Larry what happened, and explains that she means harm to the woman that put Alec up to the assault earlier.

Larry rejoins Peter, Alec, and Alec’s mother, who scolds Alec for what he did to the woman. Afterwards, Peter, Alec, and Larry get ready to go to battle. They travel the next day and take a bed in a house that evening...

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