Let’s Read: The Once and Future King (Ch.8)

The chapter begins by Wart channeling his inner (pre-)teen angst. “He [Wart] was not forced to stay indoors because of the rain, by his female supervisors, as happens too frequently to the unhappy children of our generation, but the mere wetness and dreariness in the open discouraged him from going out. He hated everyone” (73).…Read more »

Let’s Read: The Once and Future King (Ch.5)

This chapter begins with what every reader loves most—lengthy descriptions of the protagonist’s home! Sir Ector’s castle— the imaginatively named Castle of the Forest—has quite the defensive walls and is a haven for a young boy’s imagination; we know this since he spends about three and a half pages describing it. Part of this series…Read more »