Smilla's Sense of Snow - "The Sea," Part 1, Chapters 4, 5, and 6 Summary & Analysis

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"The Sea," Part 1, Chapters 4, 5, and 6 Summary

One night as Smilla serves dinner to the mystery guests on board, she recognizes a woman who had spoken to Andreas Licht at Isaiah's funeral. Smilla speculates that the woman had tried to warn Licht that he was in imminent danger but, unfortunately, he did not heed any of the warnings given. Smilla also hears someone ask for Tork and she now knows that the famous ice scientist Tork Hviid is on board.

One night while the crew watches a movie, Smilla sneaks into Jakkelsen's room and discovers heroin hidden in a boxed chess set. Jakkelsen catches Smilla in his quarters and nearly knocks her unconscious with a metal pipe as the two struggle. Smilla manages to retrieve the heroin and uses it as a bribe to force Jakkelsen to show her the...

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