Summary and Analysis: Part 3 (Fiat Voluntas Tua), Chapter 24
Defense Minister: the minister of defense for the government
Dom Jethrah Zerchi: the head of the abbey of the order of Saint Leibowitz
Brother Patrick: a monk and aide to Dom Jethrah Zerchi
Mrs. Grales: a two-headed woman who sells tomatoes to the abbey
Brother Joshua: a former astronaut and monk at the abbey
The readers learn that in 3781, spaceships exist again. However, mankind has the same problems it always has. After a short medley of scattered sentences discussing time and life and death, the last Canticle of Leibowitz is presented. The Canticle’s text is “Lucifer is fallen. Lucifer is fallen. Lucifer is...
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