The Dark Room - "Lore," Section 3 (Pages 75-80) Summary & Analysis

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"Lore," Section 3 (Pages 75-80) Summary

As Lore and her siblings struggle on, Lore begins to lose her sense of direction, and hesitates to ask for directions. However, when the family runs out of food, she is forced to knock on doors, requesting food in exchange for money. Lore discovers she is heading the wrong direction, and must change course. The family hungrily eats, and walks on again before dawn.

As they reach a town, Lore leaves the children to wait while she goes to find food. As she waits for shops to open, she joins a crowd gathered in the square. Lore finds the crowd looking at blurry images of hundreds of skeletons, piled on top of one another, and of rows of naked, emaciated dead men and women. As she sits, faint with thirst, lack of food, and shock, a young woman gives...

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