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Hogfather Themes

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Importance of Belief

The central theme of the story is the importance of believing. The auditors hate humanity and want it destroyed and know the best way to do that is to rid the world of the Hogfather, who is a significant belief though a small one. If they can destroy the belief in him then it becomes harder for people to believe in other things that aren't tangible such as justice, mercy, love and other things. The reader will find as the characters in the story believe in things, they start to become real. There is the sock monster that suddenly appears and eats socks, a towel wasp that ensures you never have a clean towel when you want one and a little fairy that pulls out a person's hair causing them to go bald. The key to all the creatures and characters that are created is that...

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