The Ball and the Cross - Chapter 16: The Dream of Turnbull Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 is much like Chapter 15, focusing primarily on a dream vision held by Turnbull rather than MacIan. Like MacIan, Turnbull finds himself in the asylum garden at night. He too sees a ship descend like a cloud from the sky with a solitary strange figure aboard it, shirtless and with a red handkerchief tied around his belt. Turnbull asks the figure what he wants and he replies by saying he wants Turnbull, and that he wants exactly what Turnbull wants: the Revolution.

Turnbull gets into the ship, which descends up into the night sky and lowers over the streets of London, ablaze in revolutionary battle. The figure tells Turnbull that this is the last war that will either cure the world or end it. Turnbull admits that he, much like MacIan, at first very much appreciates what he sees. However...

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