The Role Of Mistakes In Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness

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In the greater metropolis encompassing five counties referred to as Los Diablos darkness prevails. Daemons inhabited the remaining structures within the eighty-seven towns dismantled by massive super-earthquakes that rocked the entire region. The quakes were responsible for the destructions of the tens of thousands of buildings up to five hundred square miles including the downtown area. All counties affected heavily losses and causalities by the unexpected huge tidal waves and monstrous super-earthquakes attacking the cities for days. The super-earthquakes produced enormous gaps within the counties that lay in total devastation causing immense destruction in the heavily populated cities, including all urban areas of adjacent. All …show more content…
They serve as a reminder to anyone who dares to enter the werewolves’ territory. Some heads are badly decomposed while others have been freshly impaled. They are all raised up in a ring to honor the werewolves having sheer terror expressed on their faces. They pass the severed heads ignoring their silent warnings. All of them are at unease except for Ricco, who was the only excited person in the group. Lisa stops and bends down. She picks up a theatrical photo that once covered the walls of a bar and grill restaurant. She examines it closely then throws it back on the …show more content…
The group advances further approaching a group of demolished buildings that extend eight blocks long. “Here, take my jacket,” demands Ricco taking off his black leather jacket and hands it to Lisa. Ricco recalls the day that he found that jacket. He was salvaging on shopping district when he came across the jacket hidden under debris. He has kept it ever since and has thought of it as his good luck charm. “Thanks baby,” says Lisa putting on his jacket. Lisa was very proud of how Ricco was handling himself. She liked the fact that he was not afraid of anything and wished that his friends could be more of a man like him. “I don’t know why I let you talk me into this Ricco,” argues Eric when a very faint howl is heard throughout the deserted street. Each of them had all been told at one time or another never to travel far from the village. They knew the severe consciences of such actions, but now all they thought about was getting out alive. “What the hell was that?” asks Lisa looking in all directions. She was beginning to think that this was a bad idea, but played it off like she was not worried. “It’s one of them I hope. No one has ever seen one up close,” utters Ricco. Lisa grabs onto his right arm and gets closer to

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