Graceling - Chaps. 1-3 Summary & Analysis

Kristin Cashore
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Chaps. 1-3 Summary

Chap. 1. The book opens with Katsa sneaking into a dungeon and preparing to overpower a group of guards. Katsa has overpowering force due to her Graced power and knocks out a series of guards, then gives them sleeping pills. Katsa arrives at the old Lienid man Tealiff in a jail cell and leaves as her accomplice Giddon begins to pick the lock on the Lienid man's cell. Katsa must overpower all the other guards. Katsa knocks out the guards, but deliberately does not kill them, as had been decided at a meeting of the secret Council. Katsa is a killer for King Randa since it was discovered that she has the Graced power to kill. As a young girl she had killed a cousin with her bare hands by accident when she feared a sexual assault. After that, the Graceling Katsa...

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