Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff - Part III: Compassion, Chapter 16 - 19 Summary & Analysis

Christopher Moore
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Part III: Compassion, Chapter 16 - 19 Summary

Modern Biff finishes the gospel of Mark, but he finds the story unbelievable and lonely at the end, which prompts a nightmare:

"Had I been asleep? I remember that same red blinking light, ever so dim, playing on the cheekbone and the bridge of the nose of the woman in my nightmare. (It was all I could see of her face.) And those elegant contours fit into the recesses of my memory like a key in the tumblers of a lock, releasing cinnamon and sandalwood and a laugh sweeter than the best day of childhood" (p. 214).

Making their way toward Gaspar's Buddhist monastery, Biff and Joshua come upon the Great Wall of China. The line at the gate is very long, so they try to travel around the wall. A month later, they come back to the gate and...

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