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Pyramids: The Book of Going Forth - Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1 Summary

Pyramids, by Terry Pratchett, depicts the life of a young pharaoh's struggle to change his home and save it from another dimension. Through the course of the story he will become an assassin, a king, and then leave to find his own way.

The story opens with a description of Discworld, the planet on which the story takes place. Discworld is a flat, circular planet that is carried on the back of four elephants that are on the back of Great A'tuin, a turtle ten thousand miles long. There are many cities on the planet of Discworld, and the focus of the story starts in the valley of Djel. In this city the high priest, Dios, is getting ready for the day and getting out of bed. Dios exists only to serve the kingdom. The Pharaoh of Djel, Teppic, has been trained at...

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