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News of the World - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

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As Captain Kidd is congratulating Johanna, he feels a “strange electrical pain all over his skull” (109). He has been struck in the head by a piece of splintering stone. Wiping away the blood, Captain Kidd takes a swig of water from the canteen and tries to think how many of the shooters are left. He is grateful that it is his right eye that has been hurt, and not the eye he aims with.

However, the Captain is running out of ammunition. The revolver is empty, and he has only fourteen rounds left and the box of Number Seven bird shot, which is harmless from this distance. Almay and his men are moving closer and the Captain, who suddenly feels very tired, tells Johanna to leave him and to go, but Johanna refuses. She fetches the shotgun, the shot box, and the bag of...

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