The Maze - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

In The Maze, Rick Walker is mired in the foster care system, and his life seems like a maze he can't escape. While running away from a youth detention center, Rick ends up in Canyonlands National Forest, where he meets Lon, a biologist working to re-release endangered condors into the wild, and discovers two illegal gun-runners. Rick learns about condors, exposes the gun runners, and finds a way to let go of his anger.

In Chapter 1, Rick Walker is brought before Nevada judge Samuel L. Bendix for throwing rocks at a stop sign. Rick doesn't know why he threw the rocks. When he tells the judge that he doesn't know, the judge thinks he is conscienceless and compares him to a murderer. Rick's probation officer, Mike Brown, comes in, and his social worker Janice Baker whispers to Rick to apologize. Rick...

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