The Abbey of Montglane - The action of the "past" narrative begins here.
The Montglane Service - This is a chess set (board, pieces, and cloth cover), the possession of which serves as the focus of conflict in both "past" and "present" narratives.
The Figure - This is associated with various aspects of control and power.
The Cocktail Napkin - When Catherine encounters the Fortune Teller (Section 2), Llewellyn writes the Fortune Teller's prophecy here.
Catherine's Painting - This contains a pale man on a bicycle.
Lily's Chess Set - This first appears in Section 4, when Lily takes it out of her purse to play along with Solarin and Fiske during their match.
Paris - This is the setting for much of the action in the novel's "past" narrative.
Algeria - This is the setting for a great deal of action in both "past" and "present" narratives.
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