House of Leaves - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

Mark Z. Danielewski
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Chapter 12 Summary

As Navidson and Reston make their way to the foot of the stairs, they realize Tom is not there. Navidson starts to get upset when a rope is lowered down to them. He realizes that Tom has not left them stranded, but has come up with a better idea by make shifting a gurney to hoist the men to safety. Wax goes first, Jed second and Reston third. As Reston is ascending, the rope in Navidson's hands begins to rapidly pull. The staircase begins to stretch leaving Navidson behind. He reaches for the rope, but it's too late. The rope snaps.

Johnny misses three weeks of work and doesn't realize it, as he returns one day to find his replacement doing his job. His boss hands him his last paycheck and tells him to get professional help. He makes his way back to...

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