The Silver Chair - Chapter 8, The House of Harfang Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, The House of Harfang Summary

Eustace urges Jill to speak to the king and queen. Jill is intimidated by them and hesitantly tells them about the lady who has sent them for the Autumn Feast. The king and queen seem pleased and begin to talk about what good children they are. Then Jill bursts into tears. The queen is immediately sympathetic and sends them all off to bed. Jill is taken into the care of the Queen's own nurse who is a small giant with a patronizing attitude. Jill is given a bath, fresh clothes, and a fine room in which to sleep.

The next morning, after breakfast, the nurse shows Eustace and Puddleglum into Jill's room. Jill and her companions look out the window in Jill's room where there is a window seat and see something that upsets them...

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