A young tree that Frank has converted into an enormous catapult. He primarily uses it to kill small rodents by firing them across the river to the mainland.
The Killer Term Timeline in The Wasp Factory
The timeline below shows where the term The Killer appears in The Wasp Factory. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 3: In the Bunker
Chapter 6: The Skull Grounds
...pet graveyard; instead, he killed dozens of rodents by firing them into the creek with the Killer so he would have an excuse to excavate gravesites. After thirty-seven “flight experiments,” and thirty-seven... (full context)