Mainly in Moonlight Topics for Discussion

Nicholas Stuart Gray
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1. Why do you think Gray chose to tell the story "The Reluctant Familiar" from the point of view of the attendant spirit instead of that of John Dee or the Princess? How might the story have been different if it had been told by one of the other characters?

2. In "The Lady's Quest," what character traits enable Princess Alexa to prove that she was right about being better at questing than her brother? What problems do these traits help her solve? How does she go about solving the problems?

3. Why does Gavin's father not alert him to what the peddler in "The Man Who Sold Magic" is really doing?

4. In "The Thunder Cat," how does King Jerrard's agreeing to search for the cat show that he is a good king? What other evidence does the story give that he is a good king?

5. In "The Sorcerer's Apprentices...

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