Dagon and Other Macabre Tales - Polaris Summary & Analysis

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Polaris Summary

Polaris begins with the narrator staring out into the night sky at the stars and noticing the constellations. Chief among those stars for the narrator is Polaris, the North Star. The narrator falls asleep and begins to dream. He sees a strange city in his dream, a city he calls Olathoe, between the peaks of Noton and Kadiphonek, in the land of Lomar. In this city, the narrator is well known in this city. He longs to be a warrior but is deemed to feeble to be a warrior. Instead, he is given the job of lookout. The enemies of the people of Olathoe, the Inutos, have camped outside of the city and are preparing to attack the city. While the bravest and best soldiers went out to meet the Inutos in the mountain pass, the narrator takes a position in the citadel...

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