The Children of Men - Book One, Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Book One, Chapter 14 Summary

Theo goes back to the museum to meet Julian and give her the news of his meeting with Xan. He warns that there is nothing the group can do unless they want to get themselves killed or sent to the Isle of Man.

Julian wonders whether being sent to the Isle of Man would be such a bad thing. She wonders whether a group of people would be able to instate some form of law and order.

Theo is contemptuous. He wonders whether Julian wants to be a martyr and if so, to what purpose. It is only worthwhile if one's name is remembered, and with the human race dying out that is not going to happen. The other reason could be that Julian craves the feeling of power that would come with subduing the criminals on the Isle...

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