The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg - Chapters 5-9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5-9 Summary

Chapter 5. Homer walks the horse for a while before he climbs on and continues through the night. Before Homer has gone far, he hears voices in the darkness.

Chapter 6. Two men, Stink and Smelt, come across Homer and force him off the horse. The men think Homer is a spy at first, come to get information for the judge back in Pine Swamp. Homer tells them he is looking for his brother, but embellishes the facts with a few lies. This gives Smelt an idea.

Chapter 7. Smelt shows Homer their prisoner, a black man who claims to be a free man from Rhode Island. The men plan to kill the prisoner, Samuel Reed, until Homer convinces them they would get more money if they sold him into slavery. Smelt then walks Homer through the woods and shows him a big house...

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