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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 8, Section 24 Summary

  • One night, when she is six months pregnant and living in the middle of the Tralfamadorian zoo, Montana asks Billy to tell her a story.
  • Billy tells her that Dresden, Germany, was destroyed on February 13, 1945.
  • He tells her about the guards who looked like a barbershop quartet and the remains of people caught in the firestorm all over the city.
  • He tells her the ruins of the city looked like the moon.

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