During Bernard's trip, John breaks into the Rest House, thinking that Bernard and Lenina have left for London without him. Inside, John discovers Lenina's suitcase and looks through her clothes — including her zippicamiknicks. When John finds Lenina fast asleep, he thinks of Shakespeare's Juliet. He reaches out to touch her — perhaps even to unzip her zippypajamas with a single pull — but stops himself, thinking: "Detestable thought!" John retreats when he hears the humming of Bernard's returning helicopter. In this very short chapter, Huxley presents two of his principal characters — Bernard and John — in unexpected, exciting situations of power. The quick view of each character affords the reader an opportunity to compare the men in similar circumstances. Predictably, Bernard proves himself to be a shameless opportunist, while John reveals the complex, mixed feelings of his idealism. Looking forward to revenging himself on the D.H.C. by bringing Linda and their son back to London,
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