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Indian Uprising opens amidst an attack by Comanches on the narrator's modern town. The narrative character flashes from recounting details of the attack and its defense to a conversation with Sylvia, his girlfriend. The narrator and an unnamed compatriot have taken a Comanches prisoner and torture him. The narrator makes a table out of a hollow-core door.

The Comanches storm barricades set up by the resistance made of such flimsy household items as window dummies, silk, wine, robes, a blanket, pillows, a Yugoslavian flute and ashtrays. The narrator tells himself that he knows nothing. Because he knows nothing, his friends put him in touch with Miss R., an unorthodox teacher, who is successful with difficult cases. The narrator hears that his friend, Jane, has been beaten up by a dwarf in a bar. Miss R. tells the narrator not to speak of it, for he...

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