The Kingdom of This World - Part Two: III, The Call of the Conch Shells and IV, Dagon inside the Ark Summary & Analysis

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Part Two: III, The Call of the Conch Shells and IV, Dagon inside the Ark Summary

In The Call of the Conch Shells, M. Lenormand de Mézy and the governor are furious with the idealists in France who want freedom for the slaves and don't understand the reality of the colonies. With the looming threat of civil war, the French are willing to give up the colonies for their principles. At 10:00 one night, M. Lenormand de Mézy goes out to rape one of the slave girls. He hears a conch shell being blown, answered by more throughout the land. Hearing the horns blowing on his own plantation, the owner hides behind a flowering bush. The slaves' quarters' doors break open, and the slaves poor out. The overseers are killed...

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