Jinx - Chapters 1-5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1

Jinx’s parents have both died, and he lives with his stepmother and her new husband. When the couple has a child of their own, they decide that Jinx is too much of a burden. The stepfather takes Jinx out into the Urwald to abandon him, but the stepfather gets lost on the way back to the path. As they struggle to find their way, a wizard comes along and guesses what has happened. The wizard, Simon, offers to buy Jinx from the stepfather. As they negotiate, a couple of trolls come along and steal away the stepfather. Left with no choice, Jinx goes home with Simon.

Chapter 2

Simon takes Jinx to his home. Jinx is given a room of his own and warned to stay out of Simon’s section of the house and not to go through a door that opens onto nothing. Jinx...

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