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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 4, Section 21 Summary

  • Billy asks where he is.
  • A Tralfamadorian replies that Billy is caught in another moment in which he is on his way to Tralfamadore.
  • There is no place for explanation, it adds: in each moment, we are like bugs caught in amber. We simply are.
  • Billy tells it that it doesn't seem to believe in free will.

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