Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - Part 2 Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 8 Summary

Aronnax notes that the Nautilus has traveled 10,000 leagues so far. This is a distance greater than the earth's circumference. The ship is near the tip of a peninsula in Spain called Vigo Bay when Ned Land and Aronnax meet again. Aronnax tries to reassure Ned Land that the voyage is worthwhile. Ned Land says that the escape is set for that night at 9 o'clock. Aronnax says the sea is bad. Ned Land replies they are going to escape anyway.

Aronnax feels badly about fooling Captain Nemo, who has been a wonderful host and a person of infinite interest to him. He wonders how Captain Nemo will react and feel about their escape. Will he be hurt? Will he try to go after them? Nevertheless Aronnax dresses up in otter and sealskins to prepare himself for the escape. The Nautilus is at...

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