The Last Continent: A Discworld Novel - The Last Planet, pp. 122-171 Summary & Analysis

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The Last Planet, pp. 122-171 Summary

Mad reveals that his family being marooned here as a child saves him from a terrible life in the mines. His grandfather has told tales about something called rain, but Mad believes that that was beer-talk. Water, being heavy, exists only underground. Rivers are, of course, dry, because water flowing into the sea would be pointless. Mad delivers Rincewind to the town of Dijabringabeeralong, where in a pub owned by Crocodile Dongo he drinks too much clear Roo Beer. Its logo, a grinning kangaroo, seems familiar. The bar patrons are sheep and kangaroos who behave as humans. Rincewind cannot bring himself to ask sensitive questions. A large, angry, drunken wombat warns him not to make jokes about drinking beer, fighting, and talking funny and insists that they produce quality wines. When Mad intervenes, pulling a knife, the wombat pulls...

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