by Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 2, Section 10 Summary
- Barbara scolds Billy for making up stuff for the paper and humiliating her.
- She threatens to send Billy to the old age home where Billy's mother lives.
- Barbara says there's no such thing as the planet Tralfamadore.
- Billy says that Tralfamadore just can't be detected from Earth.
- Barbara, fed up, asks why he never mentioned any of this stuff before the plane crash.
- Billy answers that he never thought the time was right.