The Ghost Road - Part 2 Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Dr. Rivers becomes ill with the flu. Although he tries to fight it, he ultimately has to give in and go to bed in order to get better. His high fever causes him to have strange dreams, including playing croquet at his childhood home and being on the ship that took him to Eddystone in the South Pacific for mission duty.

In the dream about Eddystone, Dr. Rivers recalls when he arrived on the island and whom he met there. He and his fellow traveler, Hocart, were to spend time studying the natives on Eddystone from a psychological and sociological perspective. While en route, the ship picked up a group of natives from a different island and Dr. Rivers spent time getting to know their customs and habits.

At one point in their travels, Dr. Rivers and Hocart have to change boats to a tramp...

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