The Buried Giant - Part 1: Chapters 3 -- 5 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 3, Axl and Beatrice continue toward the Saxon Village where, in addition to taking shelter, Beatrice can consult a medicine woman she knows. Unlike their warren, the Saxons have houses like one would expect to see in a village instead of ones that are dug into the hillside. Still, the Saxons protect their village by surrounding it with tall fences and trenches. When Axl and Beatrice arrive, they find another type of defense -- guards. Beatrice talks to them, and they let the couple enter the village. Beatrice realizes that something strange is happening. The atmosphere is different from the times when she was there in the past.

They wander along until they find the woman Beatrice seeks. She and Beatrice leave Axl and talk. While Axl is waiting, he sees a warrior, who appears be about 30 and exudes authority. The...

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