River God - Pages 48-107 Summary & Analysis

Wilbur Smith
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Pages 48-107 Summary

On the fifth day of the festival, Pharaoh and his accompanying retinue made the trip from his palace on Elephantine island to the city of Karnak where the festivities were held. Tanus led his squadron, the elite Blue Crocodile Guards, as they escorted the king. As Lord Intef's favorite scribe, Taita was in charge of creating a pageant for the festival. He had revised the previous version and cast Tanus and Lady Lostris in the leading roles. The two had much time together in the form of rehearsals, both scheduled and impromptu.

The Pageant was held in the temple of Osiris. It included much drama and the citizens were pleased. All the nobility crowded onto risers to witness the play and the peasants lined the streets to see the procession into the temple. Once inside the temple Tanus played his part...

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