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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 4, Section 1 Summary

  • It's his daughter Barbara's wedding night, and Billy can't sleep.
  • He and Valencia are lying "nestled like spoons" (4.1.2); she is sleeping soundly.
  • Billy gets out of bed.
  • He looks down at his bare feet, which are ivory and blue.

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