When the Tripods Came - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

John Christopher
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Chapter 10 Summary

The chapter begins with Laurie commenting that he finds "the notebooks in which [he is] writing in the hotel" which they finally reach after a long, tedious journey through the tunnel. He describes the peace and quiet the group finds after that journey, how they find supplies in both the train and the abandoned train station (glimpsed at the end of Chapter 9), and how they spend the winter in hiding, learning to ski and raiding Capped homes for more supplies (see "Quotes", p. 138). He also describes the death of Ilse's mother (see "Quotes", p. 138), the recruiting of young people resistant to the Cap and how the Tripods install new Caps (that bond with the skull) onto the heads of the Capped, making the Capping permanent (see "Quotes", p. 140)

The following fall, the group realizes that a Tripod is making what appears to be...

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