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What Dreams May Come: A Novel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 10 - 12 Summary

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Chapters 10 - 12 Summary

10. Look at Where You Are

Thoughts, even bad ones, take on a form that must be faced. During each soul's period of purging, judgment is rendered not by a higher being, but by oneself. "What condemnation could possibly be more harsh than one's own when self-pretense is no longer possible?" Page 84, Chapter 10. Everyone views their life as having been lived incompletely. When Chris heeds Albert's suggestion to rest, he dreams of a camping trip with Ann when the children and Katie were young. Ann had a nervous breakdown two years earlier and though she seems better, she still has terrible stomach pain, seeming like what is bothering her is eating at her from deep inside of her. Chris dreams of a happy time with Ann, but the dream turns into a nightmare, with a different ending than the event Chris remembers. Albert assures him that...

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