The Da Vinci Code

by Dan Brown

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Chapter 91
Chapter Characters:
Silas, the albino monk
The Teacher
Sir Leigh Teabing
Remy Legaludec

Chapter Summary:
Remy ties up Teabing and tapes his mouth shut. As he and Silas drive away, the Teacher calls, and th e Teacher tells Remy that he'll be killing Silas for his disobedience.

Chapter Themes:
The power of belief, and the need to believe.

Chapter 92
Chapter Characters:
Robert Langdon
Sophie Neveu

Chapter Summary:
Langdon and Sophie got to King's College to consult the database in the Department of Theology and R eligious Studies, for help breaking the code in the verse. The librarian recognizes Langdon, and eve n says, "I can only assume that you are on a Grail quest" due to his fame in religious studies and t he centrality of that library for Grail seekers. However, this casual comment also names the essenti al nature of their search: Sophie and Langdon are on a quest for the Grail.

Chapter Themes:
The human world is encoded with meaning.
The centrality of human relationships, especially male-female relationships.
The power of belief, and the need to believe.
The influence of the past upon the present.

Chapter 93
Chapter Characters:
Silas, the albino monk
Remy Legaludec

Chapter Summary:
Remy drops Silas at the London Opus Dei office. The London police call to check on his presence (bas ed on an anonymous report), and say they'll send men there.

Chapter Themes:
The power of belief, and the need to believe.

Chapter 94
Chapter Characters:
Bishop Aringarosa
Remy Legaludec
The Teacher

Chapter Summary:
The Teacher meets Remy in St. James's Park in London. Remy expects to be rewarded for his actions, b ut instead is poisoned because he's seen the Teacher's face and could identify him. After this, the Teacher heads for the site of the knight where he'll find "seek the orb that out to be on his tomb."

At that moment, Bishop Aringarosa gets out of his plane at the Kent airport, where he is met by a po lice officer who wants to take him somewhere safe. The police radio reports activity at the London O pus Dei center, and Bishop Aringarosa requests to be taken there.

Chapter Themes:
The human world is encoded with meaning.
The centrality of human relationships, especially male-female relationships.
The power of belief, and the need to believe.
The influence of the past upon the present.

Chapter 95
Chapter Characters:
Robert Langdon
Sophie Neveu

Chapter Summary:
After several false leads through the database search, Langdon and Sophie realize they are looking f or Newton's tomb, a knight who was buried by "A. Pope": Alexander Pope, the poet.

Chapter Themes:
The human world is encoded with meaning.
The centrality of human relationships, especially male-female relationships.
The influence of the past upon the present.

Chapter 96
Chapter Characters:
Bishop Aringarosa
Silas, the albino monk

Chapter Summary:
Silas wakes up in the Opus Dei center due to an intuitive disquiet. Out the window he sees a police car, and he flees out the back door, knowing he's been betrayed. Silas knocks over one police office r, gets his gun, and begins to fire.

A hand grabs Silas from behind. Silas turns and fires, only to discover it is Bishop Bishop Aringaro sa.

Chapter Themes:
The human world is encoded with meaning.
The power of belief, and the need to believe.
The influence of the past upon the present.

Chapter 97
Chapter Characters:
Robert Langdon
Sophie Neveu
The Teacher

Chapter Summary:
Langdon and Sophie go to Westminster Abbey, and search for Newton's tomb among the three thousand to mbs there. As they search...

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for a docent, the Teacher is already at Newton's tomb, looking for the orb which ought to be there. He leaves a note for Langdon and Sophie at Newton's tomb, asking for a mee ting.

Chapter Themes:
The human world is encoded with meaning.
The centrality of human relationships, especially male-female relationships.

Chapter 98
Chapter Characters:
Robert Langdon
Sophie Neveu
The Teacher/Sir Leigh Teabing

Chapter Summary:
Langdon and Sophie find the note at Newton's tomb, which reads "I have Teabing. Go through Chapter H ouse, out south exit, to public gardens." They do, only to have the door shut behind them by Leigh T eabing, who is pointing a gun at them.

Chapter Themes:
The human world is encoded with meaning.
The centrality of human relationships, especially male-female relationships.

Chapter 99
Chapter Characters:
Robert Langdon
Sophie Neveu
The Teacher/Sir Leigh Teabing

Chapter Summary:
After essentially admitting that he had Sophie's grandfather killed for not making the Grail documen ts public, Teabing says that Sophie's grandfather wanted to tell her that her family's death was not accidental: the Catholic Church murdered them to strike against the Priory of Sion.

Langdon tries to get Teabing to let Sophie go, threatening to smash the keystone. Teabing shares his past plans: first, to help Langdon and Sophie when they came to him; second, his plan for Silas to steal the keystone at Chateau Villette; third, his plan for Silas to steal the keystone at the Templ e Church. He also remembers the need to kill Remy by triggering his allergy to peanuts. The chapter ends with Sophie swearing never to help Teabing, and Teabing turning his gun on Langdon.

Chapter Themes:
The human world is encoded with meaning.
The centrality of human relationships, especially male-female relationships.
The power of belief, and the need to believe.
The influence of the past upon the present.

Chapter 100
Chapter Characters:
Bishop Aringarosa
Silas, the albino monk

Chapter Summary:
Silas carries Bishop Aringarosa to the hospital. Under the pain of his injury, Aringarosa returns to a painful memory from five months earlier: the Vatican's plan to disassociate itself from Opus Dei.

Chapter Themes:
The centrality of human relationships, especially male-female relationships.
The power of belief, and the need to believe.
The influence of the past upon the present.

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