by Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 9, Section 8 Summary
- Billy opens his eyes in the hospital in Vermont, where he sees his son Robert.
- Robert is all dressed up in his Green Beret uniform and he looks like "a leader of men" (9.8.2).
- Robert was a wild teenager, but the army has straightened him out.
- Billy closes his eyes again.