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The Host

The Host


by Stephenie Meyer

The Host Epilogue Summary

How It All Goes Down


  • It takes a while for Wanda to come to terms with her newer, weaker body. Everyone coddles her like a child since, well, she is one.
  • She has to fight to be a part of a raiding crew again. It takes a lot of time for Ian and Jared to acquiesce to her desires.
  • Wanda says, "In the end, practicality had won out. I was needed" (Epilogue.71).
  • Needed to go shopping.
  • During one of their shopping trips, they encounter an unexpected development. Another group of humans.
  • Not only that, but they also have a soul who's "Gone native" (Epilogue.106), a man named Burns, short for Burns Living Flowers. He's from the Fire World originally.
  • Both Wanda and the humans are surprised to find more people almost exactly like them: "It's a strange world" (Epilogue.118).

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