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The Last Continent: A Discworld Novel - The Last Planet, pp. 41-82 Summary & Analysis

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The Last Planet, pp. 41-82 Summary

Rincewind crafts sandals from wood and creepers to replace the ones he runs out of whenever frightened. Typical days find him falling into waterholes, being plagued by flies, and, oddly, being chased off by humans whenever he mentions rain. One waterhole erupts and from it concentric ripples spread 1,000 miles and black and white figures appear on a rock wall. In his own abode, Death focuses attention on Rincewind, a man who has been so often exposed to magic that Death does not know when he will die. This is professionally frustrating, but it is against the rules to slay him. Death's butler, Albert, explains the peculiar geography of the barren red continent, Fourecks, where Rincewind lives and a reference book suggests that, given all of the lethal animals there, it is worth paying a visit.

Rincewind awakens to find...

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