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Cold Fire by Dean Koontz > 6. Holly leaves area, unwilling to return to windmill even.

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message 1: by Carol (last edited Jun 16, 2016 01:02PM) (new)

Carol  Jones-Campbell (cajonesdoa) | 690 comments Mod
Holly leaves the area, unwilling to even return to the windmill for the time being. She leaves the remainder of their belongings behind and heads for Santa Monica. All Holly wants now is to be somewhere that has no memories for either of them. Jim sleeps in the seat beside her, worn out, and in a state not that unlike a chrysalis. She is confident that The Friend and The Enemy are gone. She drives along, thinking about the boy who created elaborate personality extensions that stemmed from a book he read in order to cope with the real life horrors that his young mind couldn't adjust to. She marvels at the depth of his survival instinct. How do the Friend/Enemy play an important role in this section.

Modified question - sorry

message 2: by Cindy (new)

Cindy | 522 comments I guess Koontz is trying to say that we all do what we have to do to survive.

message 3: by Chelsea (new)

Chelsea | 562 comments The Friend was his psychic tendencies, but the Enemy was the manifestation of his rage with his abilities. He had too much baggage from his childhood, and The Enemy was how he lashed out with it.

message 4: by Pam (new)

Pam | 218 comments No idea. Also didn't buy that holly believed the multiple personalities were gone. How could she know that?

message 5: by Carol (new)

Carol  Jones-Campbell (cajonesdoa) | 690 comments Mod
I like Cindy's comment. Survival is among all our goals. We try to do so in the most logical and easiest way possible.

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