tBotNS 1:33 Five Legs - Gene Wolfe’s The Shadow of the Torturer, The Book of the New Sun

The Shadow of the Torturer Chapter 33, "Five Legs"

Severian has a nightmare about going to political science class and having to take a test he didn't study for. Why are Severian's memories about Master Malrubius so fuzzy? What is the point of the events of this chapter? Hi, Triskele! Who's a good boy!



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