Beauty's Release Setting & Symbolism

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Sultan's Palace/Sultanate

The Sultan's Palace is where Beauty, Laurent, Tristan, Elena, Dimitri and Rosalynd are taken when they are kidnapped from the Queen's realm.

Niches

Niches are located in the walls in the Sultan's Palace and are decorated with bound slaves. Beauty is situated in a niche after her afternoon with the Harem, and it is from her Niche that Inanna rescues her.

Inanna's Bedchamber

Inanna's bedchamber is where Beauty is led when Inanna rescues her from her niche. It is where they make love.

Harem of Beautiful and Virtuous Wives

The Harem of Beautiful and Virtuous Wives are a group of beautiful women who are allowed no sexual contact, save serving the Sultan. Their genitals have been mutilated so that they receive no pleasure. They enjoy inspecting Beauty's whole genitals. Inanna is a member of the Harem.

Garden of Male Delights

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