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Desire for Power

There are many different ploys for power in the story although the one character that does not seem to want to have any power is Rincewind, arguably the main character. When Eric is first introduced into the story he wants quite a bit of power. He tells Rincewind that he wants three wishes. The first of these wishes is to have the kingdoms of the world. It does not take long for this wish to go wrong but the desire for this power is easily seen.

The other examples of power in the story are shown primarily by the demons. Astfgl has power but it is clear early on that he knows that power can be taken away. He is fighting a battle with those around him and as the story progresses it becomes clear that he is loosing control of himself and those around him...

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