The Maze - Chapters 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 3 and 4 Summary

In Chapter 3, at dinner, Killian whispers to Rick that guards have given cigarettes to some of the tougher kids to beat him up. Rick is afraid for his life. He steals a fork and spoon to make hooks to pull himself over the sixteen-foot barbed-wire fence. He sits in the TV room, afraid to even go to the bathroom, and waits for evening. At 12:30 that night, Rick slips through an unfastened grate over where one of the stolen air conditioners should be. He climbs the fence with the aid of the bent fork and spoon, and covers the barbed wire with his jacket to get over. It's time to run, but where?

In Chapter 4, Rick is picked up hitchhiking by a car from Utah and crosses the state line. Rick is picked up by a car with Colorado plates, and tells...

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