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The King Must Die - Book 1: Chapter 5-6; Book 2: Chapter 1-2 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1: Chapter 5-6; Book 2: Chapter 1-2 Summary

Seven days later a ship arrives at Troizen and Theseus' grandfather acquires a spot on the ship for Theseus. Theseus is offended by the words of the ships captain and in front of the people in the city announces that the ship isn't good enough for him and he will begin his trip to Athens on the Isthmus Road. Theseus' grandfather is upset that Theseus isn't going on the ship but can't have him take back his word since he said all these things in the presence of the citizens of Troizen. Theseus' mother is worried for her son's safety and calls an oracle to look at Theseus' journey. The oracle announces that Theseus will meet trouble and it will be serious but that the journey will not take his life.

Theseus' mother is concerned about the...

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