The Time Traveler's Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger
The Time Traveler's Wife Book 2, Chapter 12 Summary
How It All Goes Down
- September 2000 (Clare is 29): Clare is tortured by nightmares about babies.
- Saturday, September 23, 2000 (Clare is 29, Henry is 37): Clare is pregnant again, this time with a baby boy. She doesn't believe the baby will make it. She walks into her studio and draws her baby's heart.
- Wednesday, September 27, 2000 (Clare is 29): Clare dreams that her newborn baby boy lies on the bed, quivering. Clare knows that he's born too soon and won't make it: "…it's too soon, it's convulsing… I can see right through him" (2.12.11). The boy disappears. Clare waked up in hospital with Henry. The baby is dead.
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