The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress - Book 1, Chapters 5-7 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, Chapters 5-7 Summary

Mike wakes Davis and Knott to put Prof on the line. He warns the girl (whose name is unsafe to mention) that she faces arrest at home, and that no one at the meeting is safe. Davis invites Prof to breakfast at the Grand Hotel Raffles. He arrives disguised as a derelict. After eating, Prof reports Mkrum's death and those of nine Yellow Jackets. He and Fin ("Mom") Nielsen clean up the carnage to maximize the terror by leaving nothing to come back. That Warden can suppress the story points up the Revolution's great weakness: controlling communications. There are 18 bodyguards left but the time is not ripe for a putsch.

Prof declares conspiracies rot internally, with one in four members being a spy. Revolutions are won not by enlisting the masses but by correct organization and communications. Unless they...

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