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On Fortune's Wheel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7 Summary

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Chapter 7 Summary

After dark, an icy wind blows the fog away. Although neither of them knows in which direction land lies, Orien and Birle agree to row together. At least it will help them to keep warm, in the cold ocean spray. Orien wonders aloud if they would have been better off taking their chances on shore that first night, among the bears and wolves. Suddenly, the boat is dashed against rocks. Birle is pulled under the water, and knocked unconscious.

When Birle awakes, it is morning. She is on a rock, with seagulls screaming overhead. Her head aches and the Lord is lying unconscious not far away. By pulling her out of the water, Orien has saved her life. They are on a narrow strip of rock surrounded by tall cliffs. Hungry, and even thirstier on the barren land, the two distract themselves by talking of their pasts...

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