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Watership Down - Chapter 47 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 47 Summary

The Sky Suspended

Blackberry and Dandelion get the dog to chase them. The dog gets distracted and stops chasing the rabbits. They go back, get the dog's attention and run at high speed toward the Honeycomb.

Bigwig is blocking Woundwort's entrance to the burrow. He plans to block the entrance, whether it is dead or alive. Woundwort tries to entice him out by telling Bigwig that he can have charge of the mark of his choice if he returns to Efrafa. The two rabbits fight fiercely and Bigwig injures Woundwort with a bite to the nose. Woundwort is forced to retreat and he sends Vervian down to fight Bigwig. Vervian defies the order.

Woundwort returns to the surface as Campion runs toward the Honeycomb to warn of the approaching dog. The rabbits flee, but Woundwort stands his ground. He yells that dogs are nothing to fear. The...

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