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Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West - Prologue and The Munchkinlanders Summary & Analysis

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In the prologue, the Witch flies over the yellow brick road and sees a Lion, a Tinman, a Scarecrow, and a girl. They are talking about her, making disparaging remarks about the Witch's past. A storm approaches, frightening the group. As they leave, the Witch spots her sister's red shoes on the girl's feet.

In The Root of Evil, Melena awakens in the rural village of Three Dead Trees in Munchkinland to tell her husband that she suspects she will give birth to their child today. Her husband asks her to try and hold off until a later day. He is a minister, very devoted to his work, and this would be a bad day for his ministry for her to have the child. She tries to explain it doesn't work that way, but Frex rises and prepares for his day, which he explains is...

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