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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - From the Primer, the Arrival of a Sinister Baron Summary & Analysis

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From the Primer, the Arrival of a Sinister Baron Summary

Nell's Illustrated Primer continues to recount the saga of Princess Nell and her brother Harv. It talks about the arrival of a sinister Baron named Jack. The huge man threatens the evil stepmother, unlocks the Dark Castle, and ties up the two children. The fairy animals untie the victims of the Baron and one of them tells Princess Nell that it is now time to devise a plan and fight back.

At Nell's home, their violent new stepfather beats both children badly, gets drunk, and falls asleep. That night, Nell opens the Primer and the story continues. Princess and her brother Harv act as servants to the Baron and serve him a feast, so the Baron does not beat the children. Nell intervenes in the story and...

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