Sailor Song - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

Ike Sallas wakes from a dream about his wife, Jeannie, many years ago. He hears a noise outside his home in Alaska. His roommate, Greer, is not there, so Ike goes out to investigate the sound. It turns out to be a cat with its head stuck in a mayonnaise jar. Ike frees the cat and gets scratched and bitten for his trouble. He hears a girl scream and thinks it is Louise Loop. He goes out and finds her being raped by a strange looking man. He pulls the man off of her. Her father and brother come out to see what is going on. The strange man claims to be Louise's husband. Louise's father tries to beat him up but Ike stops him. Louise sneaks up from behind and hits Ike on the head with a flashlight.

Chapter 1 Analysis

The first chapter introduces Ike Sallas...

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