Speaker for the Dead - Chapter 8, Doma Ivanova, Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, Doma Ivanova, Summary

Novinha lingers at the xenobiologists station long after she has finished work because she dreads returning home to her children. Novinha does go home and quickly finds that a stranger has come to visit. Novinha goes into the kitchen and rests her head on the table. The speaker comes to the kitchen and speaks to her about her children, suggesting he knows them better than she does. Novinha becomes enraged and follows the speaker into her own bedroom where he is laughing with Miro. Again they argue as Novinha attempts to convince the speaker to go away. Novinha does not want the speaker to read the deaths of the people he has come about because she is afraid of the secrets that will be revealed if he does. The speaker refuses to leave the planet, but does leave her...

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