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Unformatted text preview: A short time later, however, another magician arrives, and for the moment, he eclipses The Boss's reputation. All is not lost, however. Using a telephone that has just been installed in one of the abandoned caves in the Valley, The Boss predicts that the king and his retinue will be in the Valley of Holiness in two days; the other magician insists that the king will be traveling in the other direction. When the king does arrive on time, the other magician is discredited. While the king is there, he dispenses justice, he oversees the choosing of officers for the standing army (a process that The Boss is unhappy with), and he allows those who are ill to attempt to heal themselves by touching him. After this business is taken care of, The Boss and the king set out to travel into the countryside in disguise. The Boss wants to find out, firsthand, what the conditions of travel into the countryside in disguise....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.
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