Here Lies Arthur Setting & Symbolism

Philip Reeve
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Ban's Fortress

The novel opens at a locale surrounding a fortress ruled by a lord named Ban. Ban does not appear in the novel because he is killed by Arthur. The locale is a farming and herding community where Gwyna grows up as an orphan. A river runs through the area and at least one large pool, or lake, with a waterfall is present not many miles from the area. Later in the novel, Gwyna returns, briefly, to the area.

The Lake

Gwyna's initial act of theater with Myrddin occurs in a cold lake. The lake is fed by a waterfall and empties by a stream. The lake appears to be something like ten feet deep and is small enough that visibility from the shores to the middle of the lake is quite good. The waterfall plunges into a deep area of the lake but just beyond a...

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