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Watership Down - Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 20 Summary

A Honeycomb and a Mouse

Holly smells of blood and is crying uncontrollably. A second rabbit comes limping out of a hedge. It is Bluebell; he is the rabbit that arrested the other rabbits as they left their original warren. He has been injured. The rabbits put Holly and Bluebell in an empty hole to rest. The next morning, Dandelion tells Hazel that Holly cried all night. The rabbits are interested in hearing what happened to Holly, Bluebell and the others.

Strawberry shows the rabbits how to use tree roots as a roof to create the great burrow, which the rabbits refer to as the honeycomb. The rabbits see a hawk flying overhead and a mouse cowering on the ground. Hazel rescues the mouse and brings him into the burrow. The others think he is crazy for helping a creature other than a rabbit. The mouse thanks...

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