This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Almustafa - The chosen and beloved Prophet around whom the story revolves, this character has spent twelve years of his youth in Orphalese, serving as the people's harp, flame, seeker of silence and guardian of the night. Much of his time has been spent in the hills, watching and listening to their lives. The people have generously met his physical needs, but some criticize his aloofness. Now the ship he has been watching for to take him home arrives, and this character comes down from the hills to the temple, bittersweet...
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