To Your Scattered Bodies Go; a Science Fiction Novel - Chapters 1-3 Summary & Analysis

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To Your Scattered Bodies Go, by Philip Jose Farmer is a story of adventure and exploration in a world where death is not permanent, but violence and slavery are common, as every human is brought back to life for some kind of grand experiment. In Chapter One, Burton dies and suddenly finds himself suspended in space. He sees countless other bodies near him, all suspended in the air. He's come from his deathbed in the city of Trieste, from 1890. He decides to try and escape. He falls, and bodies—none of them awake—begin to fall around him. A canoe-like craft and a face appear, along with two men. One of them points a small metal object at him, and Burton blacks out again.

In Chapter Two, Burton awakens on the shore of a river to see God standing...

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