Oryx and Crake - Section 9 (pages 219-238) Summary & Analysis

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Section 9 (pages 219-238) Summary

Snowman exits what used to be a park and enters a semi-residential area. He sees abandoned vehicles and empty stores and houses, which have been overtaken by vines and weeds. He imagines that he isn't the only human left. He recalls Crake saying, during his visit to Watson-Crick, that it would take the destruction of just one generation to eradicate civilization permanently. Snowman sees vultures flying overhead. He makes his way to the RejoovenEsense compound. At the entrance he sees a headless guard. The man's spraygun has been stolen.

At the RejoovenEsense compound, buildings such as houses, restaurants and shopping malls still stand. In the distance, Snowman sees his destination, Crake's dome, which towers above the trees in the compound's central park. Snowman needs to find food and escape the sunlight, so he enters a house.

Inside the home...

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