The White Mountains - Chapter 3 The Road to the Sea Summary & Analysis

John Christopher and Samuel Youd
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Chapter 3 The Road to the Sea Summary

Will is determined to leave Wherton and seek the White Mountains. Will's occasional meetings with Jack have convinced him that Capping robs one of initiative and individuality. Will does not feel particularly close to his parents and has no significant remaining friends. Thus, he decides to try to escape as Ozymandias has suggested. Will begins to stockpile food in the den and plans to leave within a week or two.

However, Will's plans are interrupted by the death of Henry Parker's mother. Henry's father is a distant and busy man, and he sends Henry to stay with Will's parents. Henry moves into Will's room and the two enemies begin an uneasy coexistence. Will waits for Henry to return home, but when he learns Henry will be a permanent resident, he decides he will...

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