Head back to Dover. Deliver the message "Recalled to Life."
The Marquis Carriage Kills a Child
No amount of money will make up for the death of my son!
In Dover, a poor city in Paris, a wine cask spills into the street. Men hurry to scoop up the wine on the ground. Women soak up the wine with clothes and feed it to their babies. This scene takes place outside of a wine shop. This exemplifies how truly poor this city is and the lengths people will go to for survival.
Pross Shoots Madame Defarge
Where is Lucie?!?!?!
Lorry travels via mail coach from London to Dover. He is stopped mid-journey by Jerry Cruncher. Cruncher delivers a letter instructing lorry to wait in dover for Mam'selle. Lorry sends Cruncher back to Dover with the response "Recalled to Life.". This response confuses Cruncher, but he sends along the message.
Stryver Is Rejected By Lucie
The Manette family will turn you down.
Marquis becomes extremely angry with Monseigneur's ignorance. It is clear that Monseigneur views himself as superior to everyone else. out of spite, Marquis orders his carriage to be raced down the streets. The carriage runs over and kills a young boy. Marquis attempts to resolve the issue by tossing some coins at the father of the child.
Carton is Killed by Guillotine
I can rest easy knowing Lucie will be loved and protected.
Madame Defarge interrogates Mrs. Pross on Lucie's location. The argument becomes intense, and the women become enraged. Madame Defarge pulls a gun on Mrs. Pross. However, Mrs. Pross ends up shooting and killing Madame Defarge. This chapter is entitled "The Knitting Done", because Madame Defarge was always knitting.
Stryver explains his plan to marry Lucie to Lorry. Lorry tells him that he should hold off on the proposal until he knows if Lucie will for sure say yes. Lorry talks to the Manettes. He then breaks the news to Stryver that his proposal would not be accepted by the family. Stryver brushes the news under the rug and acts as if it does not phase him.
This is the final scene of the novel. Carton has drugged Darnay and taken his identity so he could live and Lucie could be happy. Carton was also never fully satisfied with the live he was living. He is accompanied by a young seamstress at the guillotine who is also being hanged. Both of the victims know that they are sacrificing themselves for the greater good.