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The Sandman Vol. 8: World's End Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Golden Boy Summary

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The Golden Boy Summary

Brant retires for the night and wakes some time later, eating a sandwich on his nightstand. He then exits his room and becomes lost in the inn's hallways, finally surprising a man in an alcove filled with books. The man introduces himself only as a seeker and then quizzes Brant about politics in the world from which he comes. The seeker then explains he comes from an alternate reality where politics diverged from Brant's politics after President Richard Nixon's first term (e.g., c. 1974). The seeker then tells the tale of Prez Rickard, the personage for whom the seeker is seeking. Prez was born 1955 in a town named Steadfast, and his prescient mother named him Prez, short for president. Prez demonstrated patriotism and civic-mindedness from the earliest age, and enthusiastically listened to President Kennedy's inaugural speech in 1961. By age 13 Prez was already instructing...

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