Seventh Son - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

The Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card is the story of a young boy's fight against an evil greater than the devil, the Unmaker, in a magical version of Colonial America. Alvin Miller Jr. is the seventh son of a seventh son and a Maker who uses his powers to fix things, which fights evil and protects the world. He is not alone as the Miller family, a girl named Peggy Guester, and a storyteller named Taleswapper work together to protect the boy and in turn the world.

In chapter one, a young five-year-old girl, little Peggy, is gathering eggs. Despite her young age, she finds most of the eggs to bring back to her mother. The only chicken that scares her is Bloody Mary. Peggy knows that Bloody Mary is out to hurt and kill humans, especially her. Peggy was once nipped...

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