Hank is chained to the stake

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Hank is chained to the stake, and a monk begins to pray over him. Suddenly he stops, looking into  the sky. Hank follows his gaze and notices that the eclipse has begun. He makes good use of the  situation, telling those gathered that he will allow the darkness to proceed for a time. If the king  agrees in good faith to make him the king's "perpetual minister and executive" and pay him one  percent of any new revenues which he creates, Hank will allow the sun to shine again. The king  agrees to the terms and orders Hank freed and clothed in rich clothing. Finally, when Hank notices  that the eclipse is total and that the sun will soon peak beyond the moon, he says, "Let the  enchantment dissolve and pass harmless away," much to the relief of those present. In his new role as second in command to the king, Hank is given fine clothing and a choice suite in 
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