Recoil - Study Guide Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

James Thompson
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Pat confronts the beautiful Lila and she admits that she is not Doc Luther's legal wife, though she has been publicly posing as his wife for several years. Lila then divulges her life story to Pat. Lila had been married at a young age to a husband who had become ill. She gave him too much medicine and he died. She sought out psychological assistance to deal with her grief and unfortunately ended up being treated by Doc Luther.

Doc convinced the vapid Lila that she had intentionally murdered her husband, and further mentally manipulated her until she agreed to do whatever he requested so that he would not expose her as a murderer. Under Doc's guidance, Lila posed as his wife and began to engage in numerous sexual relationships with influential married men whom Doc specified. Doc would subsequently "discover" Lila's sexual dalliances and...

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