Mutation - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

Robin Cook
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Chapter 14 Summary

Chapter 14 happens on the same Monday as Chapter 13. Victor and Marsha return to VJ's lab and demand all the facts. VJ shows them a hidden area in the lab, where four fetuses are growing in plastic tanks. VJ tells them the fetuses have developed from four of the five embryos stolen from Victor's lab, and that the fifth embryo was used in an early experiment.

Marsha notices that the fetus' heads are deformed. VJ informs her that he has genetically engineered them to have severely limited mental capacity, because he has found the mentally retarded Philip to be the most useful person he knows. In a second room, VJ shows them an industrial-scale biotechnology operation which mass-produces cocaine. VJ explains that his expensive research is funded by cocaine sales, which are routed through his Colombian drug cartel connections.

In a confrontational argument, VJ...

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