The Long Walk - Chapters 14 and 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 14 and 15 Summary

They reach Augusta and the crowds eclipse everything they've encountered before. Here, there's confetti so deep walking is more difficult. Streamers rain down on them and there's a constant scream so loud that the walkers scream back, despite the fact that it's costing them valuable breath and that they can't be heard above the crowd. Then a walker named Milligan falls, scraping his nose on the pavement and is shot, ending the walkers' reactions.

Pearson says that he is nearing his end and that McVries still seems to want more. Garraty then realizes that Pearson, intent on his feet, doesn't have his shoes anymore. Barkovitch is losing touch with reality. When Garraty asks what he'll ask for if he wins, Barkovitch says he wants plastic feet, that he'll have his own cut off and put in a washing machine, watching them go around and around...

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