Prelude to Foundation - "Dors" (pp. 419-434) Summary & Analysis

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"Dors" (pp. 419-434) Summary

Seldon is determined to make Hummin speak first. When he does, he equivocates, so Seldon talks about how his flight has revealed Earth and Aurora, each attached to a robot. Aurora's is a traitor, while Earth's is a salvific hero. Seldon wonders if they are identical. The two planets might coexist or, Earth may be a degeneration of Aurora. Micogen today embodies Earth and Dahl Aurora. Technologically advanced Aurora could have produced robots indistinguishable from humans, including a renegade who escapes to Earth, where he is hailed as a hero. Rittah is convinced that her heroic robot survives and will return when needed. Immortality depends only on the replacement of worn-out parts, including the brain. Rittah hints at strange mental powers, capable of altering history and allowing Earth to conquer Aurora. Hummin scoffs at Seldon for beginning...

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