The Left Hand of Darkness - Chapter 6, One Way in to Orgoreyn Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, One Way in to Orgoreyn Summary

Estraven speaks of his exile. The cook wakes him and tells him that a runner from the King's House has arrived. On learning the news of his exile, Estraven acts quickly and writes to his old kemmering, Ashe, explaining how he might go about getting the profit from certain valuable things to keep for their sons' use. If anyone is caught helping or dealing with Estraven, that person will be sent to jail or stripped of all possessions and status so as not to endanger any of his friends. Estraven sets off west through the city as quickly as possible.

Estraven cannot use conveyances, for anyone aiding his passage would also be liable to punishment, so he sets out on foot with as much food as the cook could set out for him...

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