The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog - Chapters 17-20 Summary & Analysis

Adam Gidwitz
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In Chapter 17, The Second Part of the Companion’s Tale, the children are in the abbey with the king. King Louis asks how Jeanne knew he was the king. Jeanne refuses to tell him, so Michelangelo explains the powers the children have and Jeanne admits she saw King Louis in a vision. Jeanne says that she saw Christ on the cross with no nails in his hands and feet, a hungry bird flying overhead, and the king throwing a tantrum at Christ’s feet. The king and Michelangelo realize the Holy Nail is missing.

A short time later the king sits weeping. Gwenforte is between his legs and occasionally licks his face. Joinville then says to the kids that he believes they are either saints or they stole the nail. He says they cannot leave until the nail is found.

Joinville instructs a...

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