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Wyrd Sisters - Pages 1-26 Summary & Analysis

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In Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters, wicked Lord Felmet kills the king of Lancre and takes over the throne. Three witches, Granny, Nanny, and Magrat, who have secreted away the heir to the throne, must overthrow Lord Felmet by revealing the truth. They turn Lord Felmet's lie-filled play around, making the players speak the truth, and freeing the kingdom for a new ruler.

As the novel begins amid a fierce storm and huddled beneath tree and bent before cauldron, a coven of three witches adjourns, discussing when next they will meet. The author digresses to introduce the setting: Discworld. Flat as a disc, Discworld sits upon the shoulders of four elephants, which in turn sit upon the back of A'tuin, the great turtle. The turning of the disc generates magic for the world, most of which is vented out through the Ramtops...

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