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On Fortune's Wheel Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Falcon's Wing Inn

The Earl gave Birle's grandparents the Falcon's Wing Inn before her mother's birth. A small village soon grows up around the inn. Now, it is run by Birle's father and his second wife, Nan.

The Kingdom

Orien and Birle both live in the Kingdom at the beginning of the story. The King rules over two Earls. Orien is the eldest son of the eldest son of the Earl of Sutherland. Thus, he is destined to become Earl one day.

The Port City

On their journey south, Orien and Birle are careful to avoid the port city, a notorious den of thieves.

The Inn's Boat

Birle's adventure starts when she sees a mysterious man stealing one of the inn's boats from the dock, and rushes to stop him, instead of calling her brothers.

The Rock

Birle and Orien are shipwrecked on a rock surrounded by...

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On Fortune's Wheel from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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