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Small Gods: A Novel of Discworld - Pages 242-266 Summary & Analysis

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With the engine exploded, Urn's once-steam-powered boat now relies on a makeshift sail. The group discusses where it should go. Simony mentions his belief in the Turtle, prompting Didactylos to point out that it was never his intention to incite people to "believe" something which empirically exists. He is, however, pleasantly surprised that the Turtle Society has redistributed his work by the thousands. The small crew weighs anchor in a gully. Simony recognizes the location as being only a few miles from the village of a friend.

Brutha and Om, along with the still-unresponsive Vorbis, have taken shelter in a desert cave. While Brutha sleeps, Om stands guard, fending off a horde of small gods hoping to tempt Brutha into worshiping them. He also meets the haunt of a now-forgotten god, turning Om's mind to thoughts of his own mortality. He...

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