In the final chapter, everyone prepares for the wedding; the wedding night is celebrated by more than just the bride and groom; Tita’s book of recipes and history is passed on.
In this chapter, Pedro is nearly recovered from his burns; Rosaura confronts Tita and removes Esperanza from her care; John and his aunt come to dinner; Tita confesses to John that she had sex with Pedro and is considering calling off the wedding.
In this chapter, Tita tells Gertrudis and Pedro about her pregnancy; we hear the story of Sergeant Treviño; Mamá Elena takes revenge on Tita and Pedro; and Gertrudis and her troops leave the ranch just as John is returning.
In this chapter, Tita worries she might be pregnant; Rosaura asks Tita for help; Tita starts seeing Mamá Elena around the house; and Gertrudis visits!
In this chapter, we hear about the complications around Esperanza’s premature birth; Chencha comes back to the ranch; John and Tita get engaged; Tita and Pedro have sex.
In this chapter, Chencha visits Tita at Dr. Brown’s house; an attack on the ranch leaves both Chencha and Mamá Elena injured; Tita returns to the house to care for Mamá Elena; Mamá Elena dies; Pedro and Rosaura come back to the ranch.
In this chapter, Tita adjusts to living in Doctor Brown’s house; she meets his grandmother; she decides never to go back to the ranch.
In this chapter Tita suffers over the absence of Roberto; the revolucionarios raid the ranch; Tita recalls a passionate moment with Pedro before Mamá sent Pedro, Rosaura, and Robert to San Antonio; Chencha delivers the news of Roberto’s death; Tita rebels, has a breakdown, and leaves the house with Doctor Brown.
In this chapter, Rosaura gives birth with only Tita to help her; Tita takes over feeding her nephew; Doctor Brown starts falling for Tita; Roberto is baptized; and Mamá Elena starts making plans to put more distance between Pedro and Tita.
How can I possibly summarize this chapter any better than the last line–