On a Pale Horse - Chapter 6, Death's Dominion Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, Death's Dominion Summary

Zane finds himself taking the soul of a soldier in a battle in a South American country called Niqueldimea, and he meets Mars there, the personification of War. Mars argues that war brings glory in death, while other deaths bring no honor. They witness a little girl martyr herself with a grenade to kill a soldier. Zane is horrified, while Mars admires the child. Another child, a boy, runs up to a soldier but gets killed with a flamethrower. Zane must take his soul. Mars argues that war is no worse than other deaths and that it is the instrument of social change.

Zane's next stop is a run-down nursing home. His client, an old man, is tied to a chair because he can't hold himself up, and there aren't proper facilities to take care of him. The old...

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