The Monstrumologist - Chapter Six: What of the Flies Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Six: What of the Flies Summary

In Chapter Six, Warthrop and Will head to Dedham, arriving at the run down, seemingly abandoned Motley Hill Sanatorium late into the night. After several minutes, an old woman comes to the door, claiming Dr. Starr is not to be disturbed. After a brief, terse argument, Dr. Starr eventually comes forth. They discuss the doctor's father, Alistair. Dr. Starr and Warthrop also discuss the Anthropophagi, as Starr seems to suspect they are the reason Warthrop has come to visit Varner. After an argument, Starr reveals he is merely a poor, sick old man, with little to live on. Realizing what he is after, Warthrop drops several coins on the table, and Starr, without a trace of illness, calls for the old woman to take them to see Varner.

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