Assassin's Apprentice Setting & Symbolism

Robin Hobb
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Buckkeep

Buckkeep is the royal seat of King Shrewd, the current ruler of the Six Duchies. It is here that the majority of the action in the story takes place. Buckkeep is comprised of a keep or castle-like fortress where the royal family resides and a nearby port town also called Buckkeep. Fitz is brought here after being deposited with some of Chivalry's men in an far outpost.

The Skill

The Skill is a type of mind reading or mind control. Those who have the ability to use the Skill can communicate with others at great distances. The Skill can also be used to trick enemies during battle. Verity uses the Skill to deter and trick the Red Ship Raiders. Fitz is to be trained in the Skill in order to be of assistance to Shrewd and Verity but fails in his training. However, Fitz is strong in...

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