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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - From the Primer, Princess Nell's Return to the Dark Castle Summary & Analysis

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From the Primer, Princess Nell's Return to the Dark Castle Summary

Nell lies in her bed, wrapped in her nightgown, and reads the Primer. In the story, Princess Nell returns to the Dark Castle and digs a grave for her dead brother. She then starts to browse King Coyote's library to find her origins. One of the books reveals that Princess Nell is not really of royal descent. She only made herself that way; now she is alone by her own making.

Nell is kidnapped and then tortured by girls friendly to the Fists. Members of the latter group join in and lock her up in a closet. She manages to escape, killing a few Fists along the way. With the help of a sympathizer, she makes it to the roof and nearly gets killed in...

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