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- District attorney Gavin Stevens puts the Hineses on a train back to Mottstown, assuring them that Joe Christmas's body will be sent along after them.
- The story of Joe Christmas's death is told from the point of view of Percy Grimm, a white supremacist.
- Percy rounds up a motley crew of American legion members in order to patrol the downtown area where Christmas is being held.
- When Christmas escapes, Percy hunts him down and finds him in Hightower's house, where he shoots and castrates him.
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