The Pilgrimage - Chapter 13, Command and Obedience Summary & Analysis

Paulo Coelho
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Chapter 13, Command and Obedience Summary

After visiting the Iron Cross, Petrus realizes that Paulo's wounds are more severe than originally thought. The men find shelter at a blacksmith's shop in a nearby village. Petrus and an old woman from the village care for Paulo's wounds by placing herbs on the cuts and making him drink bitter tea. After several days the blacksmith asks the travelers to move on because the people fear that Paulo will become rabid following his encounter with the dog.

As Petrus and Paulo continue their journey, Paulo wants to know why Petrus first hurried them along and then brought them to a halt. The guide explains that he knew the time for Paulo's final battle with Legion was at hand. Petrus had to hurry them along in order to arrive in Foncebadon at the precise moment. Petrus then...

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