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Holes Chapter 45 Summary
The Warden, Mr. Pendanski, and Mr. Sir are all gathered around the hole, each with a flashlight. Zero is sitting at the edge of the hole with the suitcase on his knees.
Suddenly, everyone notices that there's a yellow-spotted lizard on top of the suitcase. A second lizard crawls over the suitcase and up Zero's arm.
Mr. Pendanski shines his flashlight onto Stanley, revealing a nest of lizards in the hole: there are several on the ground, a few on Stanley's leg, and one crawling up the back of his neck.
The Warden says that now, they just need to wait. It won't be long.
"At least we'll have a body to give that woman," Mr. Pendanski says (45.20).
As readers, we don't know who "that woman" is, but Mr. Sir says that next time she comes she'll have a lot of questions – and she'll have the Attorney General with her.
The Warden says that she doesn't care about the questions, as long as she has the treasure. Turns out our not-so-beloved Warden has been digging holes ever since she was a little girl.
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