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The Colour of Magic - Chapter 4: Close to the Edge, pp. 180-192 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4: Close to the Edge, pp. 180-192 Summary

The city of Krull has a very nautical feel, due largely in part to the building materials salvaged from the Circumfence. Bits and pieces of ships, dhows, and caravels have been pieced together to construct buildings. The lens docks at a gantry, where four guards meet Rincewind, Twoflower, and Marchesa.

The guards take Rincewind and Twoflower to a palace built in the wall of a cliff. They are lead to a room and pushed in. Rincewind and Twoflower are awestruck by the ornate room, with its table laden with seafood dishes and other strange delicacies. Rincewind reaches for a purple fruit and hears a voice refer to it as a candied sea urchin. Rincewind turns to see an old man step out from behind the curtains. After pointing out some of...

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