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The Phantom Tollbooth Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 19, The Return of Rhyme and Reason Summary

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Chapter 19, The Return of Rhyme and Reason Summary

Tock flies back down to the ground, carrying Rhyme and Reason, with Milo and the Humbug trailing behind. When they land, they must run, because all of the creatures that choose to dwell in Ignorance are hot on their heels. Demons such as the Gorgons of Hate and Malice, the Gross Exaggeration, and the Threadbare Excuse pursue them. Just as Milo and his friends are about to be caught, the demons stop. The entire army of Wisdom is arrayed before them, led by King Azaz and the Mathemagician. The demons flee.

The princesses are warmly greeted and Milo, Tock and the Humbug are cheered as heroes. Milo finally learns the "even bigger problem" that King Azaz and the Mathemagician refused to tell him at the beginning of his quest. His mission of saving the princesses...

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