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The Fire from Within Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8, The Position of the Assemblage Point Summary

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Chapter 8, The Position of the Assemblage Point Summary

The nagual woman reads "Hora Inmensa" by Juan Ramon Jimenez to the narrator. The narrator asks don Juan is warriors are preparing for death, but don Juan states that they are preparing for awareness. When the narrator seems melancholy, don Juan and don Genaro debate whether he is sorry to be there. Don Genaro begins a gait of power which the narrator mimics, sending him into heightened awareness with a sense of urgency. The narrator sees a forest and wants to run, but don Juan and don Genaro stop him. The narrator is weakened from the shift in his assemblage point. He collapses to find himself in a church where he wants to join the worshipers. Suddenly, he is back in the hallway with don Juan and don Genaro. Don Genaro is able to push...

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