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A Monster Calls Chapter 20 Summary
Could it Be?
Maybe, Conor thinks as he stands in the hospital hallway, the real reason the monster came was to save his mom.
But just as he's wondering this, he hears his dad and grandma down the hall, fighting.
His dad finally walks away from Grandma, comes up to Conor, and says he has to fly back to America because the new baby is sick.
But he'll be back in less than two weeks. Which is cool with Conor, because the new medicine will have made his mom better by then.
The dad rains all over the kiddo's parade by saying that the medicine probably isn't going to make her better.
Apparently, Grandma wasn't just mad at Conor's dad because he's going back to America. She was mad because neither of Conor's parents has been honest with him throughout this whole thing.
But Conor wants none of the honesty. The medicine's made from yew trees; surely that's why the monster has come to save his mom. The monster is a yew tree, after all.
And it will probably be that night. It's only eight more hours until 12:07, when the monster will save his mom's life.
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