On the Beach - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Peter reports to his commanding officer on return from the voyage. They discuss a continuation of his appointment but Peter is anxious about his wife. Scorpion is going into dry dock for about three weeks and Dwight would like Peter to continue with him for that time. Peter agrees if he can commute back and forth from home.

Moira invites Dwight home and finds him very ill with a fever. She puts him to bed in her home and cares for him. The doctor comes by to check him out for radiation sickness but decides it is only the flu. Moira tends Dwight, filling him in with the progress at the farm. Her father is planning to put up another dam, which he plans to start about Christmas. He even booked a bulldozer for that time. Moira gives Dwight a gift for his...

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