Chapter Five Summary
Chapter Five, Now
Lena wakes in a cell with Julian Fineman. Based on the lack of airflow and the markings of old, Lena knows that they are locked underground somewhere, probably in a old subway chamber. Lena lies and tells him that she is a high school student. She carries the mark of being cured and does not divulge that it is a fake mark. Even though she has lied, he still remains wary of her and she of him.
Chapter Five, Then
The homestead is being bombed. They run along the river for escape, so that if the fires surround them they can jump into the partially-frozen river. It is very cold and they are forced to flee the homestead with little clothing and little supplies. Bombs continue to fall and then poisonous gases are releases. They follow the river until the bombs are far into the background and...