The Ball and the Cross - Chapter 15: The Dream of MacIan Summary & Analysis

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Having spent some time at the asylum, MacIan often finds himself going out for walks in the garden at night, as the patients are allowed general freedom under the watchful eye of the keepers. One night MacIan sees a flying shop lower out of the sky, manned by a God-like figure. The figure tells MacIan that his sword is wanted elsewhere. When MacIan questions the figure, he tells him that he is the law, and that the king has returned.

MacIan boards the figure’s ship, and the two men ascend up into the air, toward the stars. Eventually the ship lowers back down through the clouds, and MacIan sees the unmistakable shape of the dome and cross of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the church outside of which he had been apprehended some time ago. The ship’s captain shows...

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