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The Floating Island Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Four through Chapter Six Summary

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Chapter Four through Chapter Six Summary

Chapter Four finds Ven floating on a piece of driftwood in the middle of the ocean. He hears a voice near him, and the person brings him rum and then water to quench his thirst. Ven is finally able to turn toward his rescuer and finds a mermaid, or merrow. The two talk playfully, and Amariel, the merrow, shows a distinctively kind, but terse attitude. When Ven notes his guilt over the men killed in the explosion, she points out that he has friends watching out for him, including herself and the albatross still flying above him. Amariel notes his decision to burn the ships likely saved his life.

To keep him occupied, Amariel tells him about her life under the sea. She informs him he could breathe under water if he has a fisherman cut him gills or...

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