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The Sandman: A Game of You Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5, Over the Sea to Sky Summary

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Chapter 5, Over the Sea to Sky Summary

Barbie recognizes the Citadel of the Cuckoo as her childhood home and the Brightly Shining Sea as the Atlantic Ocean. A little girl enters the room and echoes Barbie's thoughts. To Barbie's enquiry concerning the girl's identity, the girl shows Barbie the scar on her knee that Barbie obtained as a child. The girl is Barbie as a child as well as the Cuckoo. Barbie created her. Barbie blames the Cuckoo for Wilkinson and Martin Tenbones' deaths, but the Cuckoo rebuffs her accusations, claiming it is both of their faults. Barbie fears that this will lead to the recognition of repressed childhood abuse, but the Cuckoo tells her that she lived a dull childhood with an overactive imagination which worried her parents.

Barbie began to defend herself. While boys imagine themselves stronger, faster and better, girls make...

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