The Fire from Within - Chapter 9, The Shift Below Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9, The Shift Below Summary

The narrator joins don Juan and on Genaro in the Sonoran desert where don Juan wants him to see la Catalina who both scares and attracts the narrator. La Catalina is attracted to the narrator because they are the same; she is closer to the ancient seers. Don Juan, don Genaro and the narrator ascend the hill where la Catalina waits at the top. A creature appears which frightens the narrator, but his fright quickly dissolves and he chases the creature. The creature becomes la Catalina, and she, with the narrator, crosses into another world where they romp and play before returning to don Juan and don Genaro. After his experience with la Catalina, the narrator becomes very depressed. Don Juan and don Genaro laugh because it means that the narrator is advancing in his path to becoming a seer. They...

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