Study Guide

The Da Vinci Code Chapter 96

By Dan Brown

Chapter 96

  • Silas suddenly awakens. He's uneasy, but he can't figure out why.
  • He spots a police car parked outside, and realizes he's been betrayed, seconds before the cops bust down the door.
  • He fights off two officers and bolts, dressed only in his underwear.
  • He makes it outside but collides with another officer.
  • Silas grabs his gun and stands up.
  • He gets shot by a policeman emerging from the Centre, and returns fire.
  • A "dark shadow" grabs him from behind and roars "Silas, no!" so Silas turns and shoots him.
  • Silas is horrified when he realizes that the dark shadow had been Bishop Aringarosa.