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The Phantom Tollbooth Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6, Faintly Macabre's Story Summary

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Chapter 6, Faintly Macabre's Story Summary

Faintly Macabre, the former official Which of Dictionopolis, tells Milo the story of the beginnings of the Lands Beyond. Once, the land was barren and filled with evil creatures and known as Null. One day, a ship appeared on the Sea of Knowledge, bringing a young prince who drove out the evil creatures from a small piece of land at the edge of the sea. The prince built a city that grew into a kingdom, and he called his kingdom Wisdom. The king continued to battle the evil outside his walls, and when his two sons grew up, he sent them out to establish their own kingdoms. One went south to the Foothills of Confusion and built Dictionopolis. The other went north to the Mountains of Ignorance and built Digitopolis. As the brothers' kingdoms grew, the darkness and terrible creatures were...

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