Season of the Machete - May 5 and 6, 1979, Pages 143-188 Summary & Analysis

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May 5 and 6, 1979, Pages 143-188 Summary

The section begins with San Dominica Prime Minister Joseph Walthey calling a press conference and attributing the murders directly to Monkey Dred. While most tourists flee the country - causing tremendous waits for planes - several hundred rush to San Dominica hoping to get a photo or a sound bite worthy of news time.

Peter spends a night in the jungle. He's picked up his Colt .44 long-barreled handgun from home and there's a cross-country kit in the motorcycle. He makes a meager breakfast and eats, then takes time to take a single practice shot with the gun - killing a snake on a tree at thirty-five paces.

The chapter begins with an excerpt from the Rose Diary describing Damian's brother who swallowed sulfuric acid. Though he didn't die, he was paralyzed and lived in an institution. His...

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