Essay Topic 1
Why was the Magician Trent considered so evil? Use quotes from the book. Do you agree or disagree with this character's judgment? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Imagine a sorceress or magician gave you a similar offer as Iris gave to Bink. Would you take it? Why or why not? What would motivate/hold you back from accepting this offer?
Essay Topic 3
What do you value more--integrity or power? Explain your answer, and justify it with at least five hundred words.
Essay Topic 4
How is the desire of Sorceress Iris like that of many people? Draw a direct parallel to our world. Do you suffer from similar motivations?
Essay Topic 5
How is Magician Trent's idea of controlled colonization good for the whole of Xanth? Why is it that Bink disagrees with Trent? Whose side in this argument do you take, and why?
Essay Topic 6
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