The Trumpeter of Krakow - Chapters 15 - 16 Summary & Analysis

Eric P. Kelly
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Chapters 15 - 16 Summary

Chapter 15: Joseph is anxious to see the palace on the Wawel, for he is familiar with the ancient legend of Krakus. Krakus became a hero in the dark ages by slaying a dragon, which made its nest in Wawel Hill. The dragon nest was afterward converted to a fortress and has been home to royalty and a grand cathedral since that time. This morning, Joseph, his father, Jan Kanty, and Kreutz arrive together at the palace. They are greeted by the king in his private meeting room. Joseph and Pan Andrew kneel before the king as Kanty announces their business. Upon hearing that the Charnetskis are nobles driven from the Ukraine, his interest is piqued.

Pan Andrew hands over the Great Tarnov Crystal and explains the solemn oath, which he and his forefathers have taken to hide and protect the crystal...

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