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On the Beach Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4 Summary

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Chapter 4 Summary

The next morning, Sunday, Moira asks to join Dwight for church services. Peter and Mary discuss whether Moira and Dwight might get married. Then they turn their attentions to planning a new garden around the house. Mary wants to plant a new flowering gum tree and other plants, all of which take years to mature.

Moira thinks the two are crazy for all the garden plans; after all, they will not be around after six months. Dwight tells her they are fine; just let them plan their garden because they like doing it. Moira opines no one really believes the end is going to come.

Back at the submarine, Dwight discusses radio signals they have been receiving from the Seattle, Washington area. No one really thinks anyone is still alive in Seattle, but investigating this will be part of the mission.

Moira and Dwight discuss the trip...

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