The Ghost Road - Part 2 Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 10 Summary

Chapter 10 takes us back to Dr. Rivers' fever dream and the people of Eddystone. Ngea, the most powerful chief after Rembo, is near death. Everyone waits patiently for him to die. Rivers checks on him and then returns to his tent. After supper and work, Rivers lies in the tent and listens to one of the young girls meet with three young boys for sex. While this may be cause for concern in England, it's quite normal on Eddystone.

Toward dawn, Rivers is awakened by sounds of women crying, signaling Ngea's death. His widow, Emele, must now spend an unknown period in a small enclosure. She assumes the same crouched position of her late husband and waits for the blowing of a conch shell to release her. Ngea is propped up in a chair, according to the death ceremony and escorted to a deserted beach...

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