Threatened - Section 1, Chapters 1-3 Summary & Analysis

Eliot Schrefer
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Threatened by Eliot Schrefer is the story of an unlikely family forming between three orphans--teenager Luc and chimpanzees Drummer and Beggar. Though Luc initially fears the chimps, after he is left alone in the jungles of Gabon, he soon learns to depend on them as much as they depend on him.

The story begins with Luc remembering as a boy how he used to hear the chimps or "mock men" screaming at night, and how his mother would warn him to always be home before dark or they would snatch him away. Now Luc works at the Café de la Gare in Franceville, Gabon, earning what little money he can to keep from starving, though he is always hungry. One busy night, Luc meets the Professor (or Prof) for the first time, noting by his clothes and skin-color that he is a...

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