The City of Ember - Chapters 17 and 18 Summary & Analysis

Jeanne DuPrau
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Chapters 17 and 18 Summary

n chapter seventeen, Doon leaves the school and is on the way to the river when the lights go out. He lights one of the candles which provides enough light to help him find his way to the door of the Pipeworks. Doon is torn, wanting to save Lina but knowing there's nothing he can do if the guards caught her. When Lina arrives only a little late, Doon is so relieved that he doesn't express his doubt over her decision to bring Poppy along.

Lina uses her sweater to make a sling of sorts for Poppy and manages to descend the ladder. She and Doon are surprised to find the boat isn't as heavy as they'd expected. They load in the supplies though they can't figure out the purpose of the paddles. They use the ropes as the instructions indicate...

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