After Benton dies, Cabot Searcy takes on the task of boxing up all of his things, since Benton's family seems remarkably uninterested in their dead son's belongings.
While he's going through all
of Benton's things, he finds his journal. He flips through it and reads all of
Benton's random musings, then decides that he's going to keep that little book
while he sends everything else to Benton's family.
Now, the chapter suddenly
switches to discussing the Book
of Enoch, which was
discovered in 1773 by a Scottish explorer.
The book is a part of the
Christian Bible for the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, and is upheld by followers
such as Rameel—Benton's friend from his Ethiopia mission.
Cabot gets through all of the
journal and finds, written on a random page, a passage from the Book of Enoch. How