Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 8, Section 5

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 8, Section 5

  • The following night the Dresden firebombing will take place.
  • As Billy sits snoozing in the meat locker, he travels forward to the argument with his daughter, Barbara, that started out this story.
  • She tells him she wants to kill Kilgore Trout, the science fiction writer Billy likes.