The Sparrow - Naples: August 2060 Summary & Analysis

Mary Doria Russell
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Naples: August 2060 Summary

Due to the deaths, the Kashan villagers keep close to humans, feeling like the humans are like children and need to be watched over in case the hunter, VaHaptaa, decides to return. He and the others are brought out of their depression however, by the children. It is Askama first, who stays by Sandoz' side and one day asks when he will be happy again. The Runa begin to bear all of the children that were conceived during the harvest of the human's garden. All of the new babies keep their mind off of their loss, but Sandoz describes this to the priests as 'the fatal error.'

The first indication the humans have that something is wrong is when they hear approaching singing. The sound came from a group of Jana'ata patrolmen, arriving to take the Runa babies away. According...

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