Chapters 22-23 Summary

Kiwi passes the written portion of his pilot license process and takes his first flight. Vijay teases Kiwi about his not having any health insurance and should therefore not plan on crashing since he will have no one to support him, least of all Vijay himself.

Despite his nervous stomach, Kiwi makes it up into the air with his flight instructor sitting next to him. Once the plane levels off, Kiwi's stomach settles down and he feels proud of his accomplishment.

They fly over the town and later cross the harbor; they are able to view the swamps. When Kiwi looks down, he realizes not only how much he misses his home but also how beautiful the swampland is. The outlines of all the islands and the riverways are...

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