Skinny Legs and All - The Fifth Veil (pgs. 205-233) Summary & Analysis

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The Fifth Veil (pgs. 205-233) Summary

Boomer makes a sculpture out of cardboard tubes that an Israeli art collector offers to buy, with one request: Boomer must accompany him to Jerusalem to help display it. While Boomer is in Jerusalem, Ellen Cherry learns that Uncle Buddy has plans for Boomer, which Buddy labels "Top Secret."

Inside St. Patrick's, another history lesson on Jerusalem is given. Painted Stick and Conch Shell are separated again, as the Jews were in exile in Babylonia. They were reunited in the Second Temple, built by Herod in 515 B.C. While Herod was close to going completely mad, he agreed to a deal put forth by his stepdaughter, Salome. Salome would perform the Dance of the Seven Veils in exchange for the head of John the Baptist on a plate. Herod agreed. After Herod died, the Romans...

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