|Setting: the college dorm room Quentin and Shreve share. Shreve has turned out the light. He and Quentin lie in their separate beds, discussing the story in the dark. Most of the chapter consists of Quentin's memory of the trip into Sutpen's house with Rosa.|
|University of Mississippi founded|
|Pickett's charge at Gettysburg|
|Quentin and Rosa go out to Sutpen's, see Clytie, Henry and Jim Bond|
|Rosa goes back to Sutpen's with an ambulance "to get" Henry
thinking she wants to "carry him into town for the white folks to hang him
for shooting Charles Bon," Clytie has Bond set the house on fire
Clytie and Henry perish in the flames, Bon "howls" but is never "caught"
Rosa falls into a "coma" and returns "to town inside the ambulance"
Quentin finishes reading his father's letter
after Shreve asks why he hates the South, Quentin replies "I dont hate it"