Son - Chapters 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5 and 6 Summary

Claire visits the Herbalist to get medicine for her aching back. She thinks back on how Gabe was eight or nine when she first came to the village. She also thinks about how the Trademaster deceived her. She worries about Gabe building a boat because Claire attributes sadness, pain and harm to bodies of water—the river she lived next to in her village and the sea she lived next to when she washed ashore.

Claire decides that she wants to tell Jonas her story. Then, when he feels the time is right, Jonas can tell Gabe. Ten days later, Jonas and Claire sit on a bench while she recounts her entire story to Jonas. Jonas confirms that Trademaster is evil and that he was banished from the village years earlier. As they decide they should tell Gable the truth...

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