Summer of Night - Chapters 38-40 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 38-40 Summary

Chapter 38

Mike crawls through the tunnel for several hundred yards before one of the burrowing creatures moves to intercept him. Mike makes it flee with a combination of the holy water in his squirt gun and several shots from his squirrel gun. Dale and Jim find the basement transformed, covered in green slime and gray matter, with round tunnels branching off into the surrounding soil. Two of the burrowers circle Kevin, who is standing atop the milk truck. Cordie appears and sends her dog in after one of the borrowers. She joins Kevin on the roof of the truck.

Chapter 39

Kevin and Cordie manage to soak their attackers in gasoline, but Kevin's lighter in his bag on the ground by the barn. The milk truck is now half filled with gasoline. Dale and Jim are ambushed in the central foyer by...

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