Chapter 9 Summary

Meg rushes toward the glass column in which her father is encased. She calls out to him, but she cannot reach him. Her father’s appearance has dramatically changed but she still recognizes him. Charles Wallace reacts to his father harshly. Meg admonishes her brother, reminding him that this man is his father even though he might not remember him. Calvin points out that he does not think Meg’s father can see her.

Charles Wallace remains unmoved by his reunion with his father. Instead, he uses the event to try to talk Meg into joining IT. Charles Wallace tells Meg that if she does as he has done and allow IT to control her mind, she will be helping their father. While Meg continues to plead with Charles Wallace to...

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