Messenger - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

Matty is a young man coming of age in the community of Village. While Matty has overcome a harsh childhood, he now resides with the blind man, called Seer, who nurtures and cares for Matty as he would a son. While Matty is learning to comprehend the changes he is experiencing, such as growing feelings for Mentor's daughter and the discovery of a new power, the community around him suffers a deteriorating change in atmosphere.

Chapter one introduces Matty, the blind man's companion who helps with cooking and cleaning in exchange for a home. While the two cook dinner, Matty is amazed, as always, that the blind man can navigate around the kitchen with such ease. The blind man notices that Matty is impatient, and Matty confesses that he is anxious to check on something in the forest. However, Matty is secretive about his errand, admitting to...

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