The Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel Themes

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Magic

Magic plays a large role in "The Wind Through the Keyhole" as the novel is set in Mid-World, a land lying next to the real world with portals between the two worlds, which is filled with untrustworthy magic. Several of the characters in this novel possess magic, and it is filled with magic creatures such as bumblers, dragons and fairies. The existence of magic is first mentioned when Steven refers to Roland being tricked by the witch, Rhea of the Coos, into killing his mother. The skin-man is also an example of the magic in this novel as he is a regular man who gains the ability to shape-shift after entering a glowing crack which is suspected to have contained magic from the Old People. Because of its unique creation, the skin-man can only be killed by a weapon forced from religious metal, so Roland has to have...

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