The Professor's House - Book 2, Tom Outland's Story, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Book 2, Tom Outland's Story, Chapter 1 Summary

Tom's story begins in Pardee, New Mexico, where he was working as a call boy. He has to summon two men from a poker game, but they want to finish their hand. There is a new person in the game, Rodney Blake. Rodney came into the game without putting on clean clothes, but no one says anything because he is a large man. He ends up winning the jack-pot.

Later that night, Tom follows Rodney back to his room to make sure that he is okay. In Rodney's room, Tom picks up the gold and money that Rodney won and bundles it together for Rodney. In the morning, he wakes up Rodney and tells Rodney that he owes him breakfast. Rodney agrees. Tom then convinces Rodney to put the money into a savings account.

That...

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