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The Colour of Magic - Chapter 1: The Colour of Magic Prologue Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1: The Colour of Magic Prologue Summary

The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett is a humorous epic adventure. It takes place in the fantastical realm of Discworld, a flat, round land in an alternate universe. Discworld is held up by four elephants that ride on the back of Great A'Tuin, a giant turtle that swims through the cosmos.

Great A'Tuin swims slowly through space. He carries a large circular-shaped world, known as Discworld, on his back. Berilia, Tubul, Great T'Phon, and Jerakeen are the four elephants that stand on Great A'Tuin's back and hold up Discworld.

Researchers in Krull, a small secretive kingdom next to Rimfall, are responsible for proving the hypothesis about Great A'Tuin. Using a pulley system, the Krullians lowered a research team over the Edge in a brass vessel to investigate. The astrozoologists have returned with...

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