Chapter 19 Summary

Leonard is only vaguely aware that the next phase of his plan has not been properly thought out, but he is so exhausted that he can only press forward. He braces himself for the task ahead before leaving Maria’s building. The suitcases are unbearably heavy and he finds he can only walk in short bursts. He carries them for a few yards, rests, and continues. It occurs to him that he might draw attention to himself by the sheer weight of his luggage, so he tries to retain as cool a demeanor as possible. The suitcases are so heavy that they start to tear at the skin on his hands. In addition, the bearing of weight seems to further exacerbate the pain in his groin. During one break, he is approached by a woman walking a dog. The dog...

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