The Day of the Triffids - Chapters 5, 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5, 6 and 7 Summary

"A Light in the Night"

After leaving Josella's house, she and William collect a large and powerful stash of anti-triffid weaponry, but are shocked to see a mob of blinded humans being herded by triffids. They then find an apartment to use as a temporary base of operations and go their separate ways to find clothes. As he goes, William watches helplessly as a blinded young couple throw themselves out a window, and afterward tells himself he has to become much tougher (see "Quotes," p. 61). Later, after Josella returns, William prepares some food. While it's cooking, he looks out at London, and muses on how, like other great cities past and present, it is coming to an end (see "Quotes," p. 62). Conversation over dinner is, by mutual agreement, of anything but the current situation - Josella tells of her childhood and...

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