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What happens in Chapter 18 of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"? Details, events, and charecters please!!1

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Chapter 18 is the famous chapter where Huck enters the world of the Grangerfords, the highly dysfunctional family that he cannot quite comprehend to be so since he was so bedazzled by the personality of Colonel Grangerford. In the outside, this house and family seemed to be a warm and cozy ideal for Huck.  However, as the narration goes you realize that this is a really cracked bunch. First of all, the family treats...

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Sophia Grangerford runs off with Harney Shepherdson, the son of her family's enemy.

Huck attempts to discover the initial reasons for the long-standing feud between the Grangerfords and Shepherdsons, but Buck Grangerford cannot tell him exactly how the feud started.  No one in eitehr family seems to know why the feud started.

After discovering that his siter has run off with Harney, Buck and another family member battle the Shepherdsons in a gunfight and both Grangerfords are killed.

Huck, unable to deal with this distrubance, finds Jim and they jump aboard the raft and continue down the river.