Solaris - Chapter 6, The Little Apocrypha Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, The Little Apocrypha Summary

When Kelvin returns to his room, Snow is waiting to talk with him. As Kelvin tends to his face, burned by the liftoff of the shuttle, he realizes that the other two scientists also had facial burns. Now he knows the reason why.

Snow tells Kelvin about the visitors. The first one came to Gibarian, and at first Snow and Sartorius thought Gibarian had gone insane. Then, while they were trying to determine how to deal with Gibarian, Snow and Sartorius received their own visitors. By then, Gibarian had killed himself.

Snow also tells Kelvin that the imitation Rheya will return, just as before, and she will have no memory of the first visit. The station is completely sealed, and no one knows how the visitors get in. Usually, the visitors appear while the scientists are sleeping...

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