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Prentice Alvin Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 18, Manacles Summary

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Chapter 18, Manacles Summary

It is customary for an apprentice to make a final project to show that he is ready to be a journeyman. Alvin decides to make a plow, and then he also decides that he wants to turn his plow into gold. He starts to make a plow, but is interrupted because some slave Finders come with the sheriff to take Arthur back to his master. They decide to hold Arthur in the jail overnight, and Old Peg insists on spending the night in jail with him, so he will not have to be alone. Alvin stays up all night, finishing his plow, not using his knack, but just relying on his blacksmith skills. When Makepeace sees the high-quality plow, he acts like it is nothing special, like it might be good enough for Alvin to be a journeyman. The Finders and sheriff arrive, wanting Makepeace...

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