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Rincewind

Rincewind is the main character of the novel. He lives in the city of Ankh-Morpork and is training as a wizard at the Unseen University. As a student, he opened the Octavo book and the eighth spell entered his head, destroying the other spells he had learned. From then on, he had no chance to succeed as a wizard and ended up failing miserably. Once thrown out of the University, he meets the tourist Twoflower and shows him around the world for what is said to be a large sum of money.

At the beginning of the book, Rincewind jumps off the edge of the world with his friend Twoflower. The narrator never explains why he jumps off the end of the world, but the reader can presume it is because he no longer wants to live with the eighth spell in his head. However, the Octavo sends...

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