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Taran

Taran is the Assistant Pig-Keeper at a farm called Caer Dallben. He lives there with Coll, the farmer who owns the farm, and Dallben, a powerful sorcerer who lives at the farm. Taran does not know who his parents are. He was found as a baby by Dallben, and has been raised by him at the farm. In this story Taran accompanies Gwydion's quest to steal the Black Cauldron from Annuvin. Taran is assigned to a group of three people, with Ellidyr and Adaon, who are to stay behind and watch the horses and the packs as Gwydion and the others go into Annuvin. At first Taran is annoyed by this, as he is desperate to prove himself and to win glory and honor. However, he is soon drawn into the adventure when Huntsmen attack their group. They fight, Taran is almost killed, and then they flee. Taran...

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