The Strange Bird: A Borne Story - The Fifth Dream - Where Did She Wish to Come to Rest? Summary & Analysis

Jeff VanderMeer
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Summary

In “The Fifth Dream,” the Strange Bird sits on the island. However, the tree has lost its leaves, and the crocodiles are skeletons. Sanji appears and tells the Strange Bird that she put herself into the Strange Bird. The Strange Bird tells Sanji she was never kind, but Sanji disagrees because she was forced into her actions against the Strange Bird. The compass is Sanji’s last chance with whom she has lost.

In “What Did She Hope For?,” the Strange Bird has the sensation of plunging into a rich sea. There are other creatures with her, including some long, thin worms that touch her skin. They heal her injuries. The water level rises around the Strange Bird and she wakes without an alarm. The Strange Bird questions when she had used an...

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