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Watership Down - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15 Summary

The King's Lettuce

In the story, El-ahrairah and his followers are forced to live in the marshes of Kelfazin because Prince Rainbow, ruler of the sky and hills, thinks they are dishonest tricksters. The marsh has little grass. El-ahrairah gets Prince Rainbow to agree to multiply El-ahrairah's people all over the world if he can steal King Darzin's lettuce from the garden. King Darzin is the most powerful king. Yona, a hedgehog, overhears the conversation and warns the king, who doubles the guards around his gardens. El-ahrairah sends his chief Owsla, Rabscuttle, to make friends with the king's son. He is able to enter the palace, where he finds the stored lettuces and poisons them. The king and his followers become ill from eating the lettuces.

El-ahrairah comes to the palace disguised as a doctor sent by Prince Rainbow to cure the king. The king is suspicious...

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