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The Host

The Host


by Stephenie Meyer

The Host Chapter 13 Summary

How It All Goes Down


  • Uncle Jeb tells them that Jared and Jamie didn't make it. Then he leaves, telling them that he'll come back.
  • He does return, with a small army of humans in tow. These humans are not happy that Melanie has been implanted with an alien. They call Wanderer "it" and "centipede" and point weapons at her.
  • With all this hostility, she goes back to referring to herself in the singular first-person.
  • There's a lot of arguing and slapping (of Wanderer. Ouch!) as the humans try to decide whether to just shoot Wanderer/Melanie or take her hostage.
  • Most of the humans, including Aunt Maggie and some brute named Kyle, just want to shoot her and call it a day.
  • Jeb's the only one who wants to keep her alive, and luckily he seems to be the one in charge. He blindfolds her and takes her away.
  • Even though she's blindfolded, Wanderer can tell that they're leading her into a cave, deeper and deeper underground.
  • When Jeb takes off the blindfold, they're in an underground cavern filled with almost thirty people. One of those is a handsome face she recognizes. Who could it be? Ian Somerhalder? We hope it's Ian Somerhalder.

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