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Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 7, Section 1

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 7, Section 1

  • Twenty-five years later, Billy gets onto a plane with his father-in-law, Lionel Merble.
  • They are heading to an optometry conference in Montreal.
  • Billy knows that the plane is going to crash, but he doesn't want to make a fool of himself by saying so.
  • Valencia is waving to Billy and her father from outside the plane.