The Pilgrimage - Chapter 11, Conquest Summary & Analysis

Paulo Coelho
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Chapter 11, Conquest Summary

One afternoon Petrus and Paulo stop to rest at a ruined castle. A shepherd and his flock pass by and seem to prompt Petrus to move on. The guide pushes Paulo to maintain a steady pace for two days until they reach a basin in the middle of a plateau. The basin contains a waterfall and a stream running across the basin floor. Petrus decides they should climb down the side of the basin to the pool below.

As soon as the two men reach the bottom Petrus suggests they climb back to the top by way of the waterfall. Paulo recalls a time when his Master told him about Magi who become insane and are no longer able to distinguish their powers from their disciples. Paulo begins to wonder if Petrus is becoming like these Black Magi. Paulo tells Petrus...

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