The Underneath - Chapters 21-28 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 21, the story goes back in time. The young Gar Face is wandering in the woods for days after he runs away from home. He's eating grass and worms because he isn't able to hit any animals with his gun. Finally, he hits a deer with his last bullet. Instead of falling to the ground, the deer runs. Gar Face chases the deer with hatred, the same hatred that he feels for his mother and father. He decides to strike a bargain based on his hatred. If he finds the deer, he will make his home in the bayou. If not, he knows he will die of hunger. He finds the deer, falling down beside it and laughing. In her jar, Grandmother Moccasin listens to the bargain and mutters to herself about the price of a bargain.

In Chapter 22, the story reverts...

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