The Buried Giant - Part II: Chapters 6 -- 8 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 6, the travelers make it to the monastery. Axl can't sleep because he's bothered by the birds that are flying around and by Wistan, who is cutting wood. Father Jonus told Wistan not to cut wood, but he refuses to stop. In general, the atmosphere at the monastery is tense; but, they have to wait before they can talk to Father Jonus.

As he tries to sleep, Axl remembers what had happened from the time they had buried the grey-haired soldier to now. Even though Sir Gawain had tried to get Wistan to return home, he had insisted on going to the monastery with Axl and Beatrice. He said after that he would be on his way. Sir Gawain had given Wistan a hostile look.

Axl's thoughts go back to two times in his more distant past. One time was...

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