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Pyramids: The Book of Going Forth Summary
Terry Pratchett

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Pyramids: The Book of Going Forth Summary

Plot Summary

Pyramids, by Terry Pratchett, depicts the life of a young pharaoh's struggle to change his home and save it from another dimension. Through the course of the story he will become an assassin, a king, and then leave to find his own way.

Teppic is the son of the pharaoh, and when he is twelve years old he leaves home, Djelibeybi, to go to assassin school in Ankh-Morpork. He finishes his final exam seven years later. On the day he graduates, he suddenly knows that his father has died. Teppic's father, being the pharaoh and therefore half god, was responsible for making the sun come up everyday. There was an eclipse and before the sun came out again, the pharaoh jumped over the ledge to his death, thinking that he had failed his people. Shortly after landing on his head and dying, he realizes that the sun was...

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