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The Golden Fool Summary
Robin Hobb

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The Golden Fool Summary

Plot Summary

Golden Fool by Robin Hobb centers on Tom Badgerlock, a servant to the royals in Buckkeep Castle. Tom is in disguise; he is actually FitzChivalry Farseer, a royal who is heir to the Farseer throne. Tom has Wit and Skill, two magical powers, and uses them to protect Prince Dutiful and his family.

Tom Badgerlock seems like an ordinary servant at Buckkeep Castle. He serves Lord Golden, an eccentric but kind royal. Tom mourns the death of his pet wolf, Nighteyes. Tom is actually in disguise. He is FitzChivalry Farseer, a royal in line for the Farseer throne. Everyone thinks he is dead, but in actuality, he is in guise as Tom Badgerlock. There are some who know his real identity such as Lord Golden, who is also in disguise. Golden is really a court jester called the Fool. Queen Kettricken and Chade, Tom's old mentor, know that...

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