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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - From the Primer, Princess Nell's Ride to the Castle of King Coyote Summary & Analysis

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From the Primer, Princess Nell's Ride to the Castle of King Coyote Summary

In the story told by the Illustrated Primer, Princess Nell rides a horse across mountains and finally arrives in the city of King Coyote. The King's castle is not defended by armed guards and the heroine is able to slip unnoticed in the back of a lineup of messengers, bringing the King the ciphered messages from the city. All the messages are interpreted by a noisy mechanical machine called Wizard 0.2. She carries a coded message containing a programming error. When the Wizard starts reading Nell's message, the machine comes to a halt and the whole city and all its inhabitants disappear in a flash. The princess now faces King Coyote alone. He is a middle-aged man wearing the twelfth key around...

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