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Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 8, Section 16

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 8, Section 16

  • Billy starts to look a bit better, so people drift away. Only his wife and Trout remain.
  • Trout guesses that Billy has seen through a time window into the past or the future.
  • Billy says no and hands Valencia her gift.
  • Valencia is excited and displays the ring for everyone to see.