Shikasta: Re, Colonised Planet 5: Personal, Psychological, Historical… - Chapters 7 - 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 7 - 8 Summary

Chapter 7 (p. 74): The Last Days

Johor now tells of his experience in "The Last Days" of Shikasta and of what happened to Taufiq. Taufiq is incarnated as a white. His name was John and was born in the "Northwest Fringes" analogous to Britain. World War II had just ended and John was supposed to become a lawyer but he was attracted into politics. Many emissaries were corrupted from time to time. Johor hoped to bring Taufiq to "come to himself" but he could not. Johor describes the distorting effects that being a politician has on John. He was now a national figure. Johor communicates to Taufiq one night and is able to change him and bring him back to being a friend of Canopus, but only after a long spell of being an enemy.

Chapter 8: (p. 83) History of Shikasta, The Century...

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