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The Neverending Story Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 26 Summary

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Chapter 26 Summary

Chapter 26: Bastian takes off AURYN and gives it to Atreyu. With this act, AURYN flares to life and magically transports the three friends to the Water of Life. They find themselves in a building built of blocks of light. In the center is a dazzling fountain. Guarding the fountain are two tremendous snakes, one black, one white. They bite each other's tails, forming a protective circle around the fountain. Bastian realizes the snakes are so huge if they ever let each other go they would destroy civilization. Falkor translates the song of the Water of Life for the boys. The fountain asks for their names. Atreyu tells the fountain Bastian's name since Bastian has forgotten, but the Water says Bastian must speak for himself. The Water asks how Atreyu was wounded; Atreyu tells the Water that he and Bastian were both right and both wrong. When Atreyu...

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