Storming Heaven: A Novel - Chapters Twenty-two and Twenty-three Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Twenty-two and Twenty-three Summary

Carrie waits in a hotel when news of the attack from Chafin's forces comes. The police and the gun thugs used women as shields. Rondal leaves with the men to fight. Carrie goes to wait for casualties at a schoolhouse converted into a field hospital. After Rondal leaves, Carrie feels panic. She tells Dr. Booker that she is pregnant. Dr. Booker says she is right not to tell Rondal yet. Another doctor arrives and tells of additional men joining Chafin's forces and he tells of them building bombs. Explosions and gunfire sound in the distance and the first casualties arrive.

After three days of fighting, miner reinforcements arrive, and some are from as far away as Pennsylvania. Rondal speaks to Talcott and Talcott compares the fighting to World War I trench warfare. The miners make several attempts...

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