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The Vampire Lestat - Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary

Lestat's mother comes to see him in his room at home. She believes that it is her failing condition that Lestat has come undone. She offers him gold to take with him and Nicholas into Paris. Although she knows she will not live long, she urges Lestat to take his chances with Nicki. He does not want to leave her while she still lives, but she insists that this is her dying wish to know that he is in Paris. Since Nicki's father heard about their little secret, they need to leave right away.

Part 1, Chapter 6 Analysis

Gabrielle sending Lestat to Paris is how she tries to atone for keeping him home all those years. It is ironic that she does this because in later years she is the one who yearns to be free and away from the trappings of her mortal relationships. While...

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