The Blind Assassin - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

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The man and woman continue meeting and telling each other stories. They debate over the ending of the story of the blind assassin and the tongueless girl. The woman wants a happy ending, where the two will live out their years together; the man would like to see everyone, including the lovers, annihilated. The storytelling between the man and woman is intellectual foreplay.

At another rendezvous, the man tells a nicer story, at the urging of the woman. It is about the Lizard Men of Xenor and their coupling with women of Earth to create a super race. The woman tells the man that she is going away on the maiden voyage cruise of the Queen Mary. It is becoming clearer that the woman is Iris Griffen.

The man tells the woman that he has sold the story called the Lizard Men...

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