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Out of the Silent Planet Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9 Summary

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Chapter 9 Summary

Ransom awakes from intense thirst. Still half awake, Ransom imagines that another man named Ransom is wandering the forest, and would help him if he could just find him. Despite his imagining he had warned this other Ransom not to drink the water, he begins to drink from the stream and finds the water is good. He snaps out of his delusion and wonders if he might not be going mad. He wonders if he perhaps already is mad and is actually in an asylum on Earth, and is imagining the entire journey. Ransom resumes wandering through the wilderness, but continues to slip in and out of the thought that there are two Ransoms in the forest.

Ransom runs across a herd of enormous giraffe-like creatures lumbering through the forest, eating the leaves off the tops of the tall trees. They seem to be gentle creatures, and...

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