The Strange Bird: A Borne Story - The Foxes at Night - The Escape Summary & Analysis

Jeff VanderMeer
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Summary

In “The Foxes at Night,” foxes, who are similar to the lab animals, congregate outside of the Strange Bird’s prison. They communicate with the Strange Bird using technology. The Strange Bird feels a strong connection with the foxes and can call to them from afar. She is able to connect to the foxes and view the world through their eyes. She marvels at the foxes’ prancing and yipping. The foxes celebrate the leaving of the Strange Bird’s microscopic detritus.

In “The Old Man’s Story,” the Strange Bird plans to camouflage with the prison in order to escape. The Old Man tells the Strange Bird memories of his people and their past. The Old Man’s story is compared to a sermon, much like the chaplain from the laboratory who would waste his time talking to...

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