Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - Part 2 Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 9 Summary

Ned Land is really disappointed that the untoward appearance of Captain Nemo at the wrong hour ruined their escape plans. Aronnax tells Ned Land about Captain Nemo's treasures. The Nautilus is traveling very fast and very much the wrong way for their escape. These facts enrage Ned Land who wants to escape badly. Captain Nemo invites Aronnax to explore the sea at night with them. They suit up but do not carry lamps, which would be useless.

Captain Nemo leads Aronnax around for about an hour between midnight and 1 A.M. There is a strange red light that helps Aronnax to see a fascinating forest of rocks and strange plants. They come across giant lobsters and other strange creatures. Captain Nemo signals to Aronnax to climb a little higher. The reddish light turns out to be a volcano. Aronnax sees the...

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