Chapter 7 Summary

The Royal Banquet

Milo and Tock arrive at the royal palace, a place that looks like a giant book standing on end with the door at the bottom of the binding. Inside, they hurry down a long hallway glittering with chandeliers and mirrors. They are late and the banquet hall is full of people talking and arguing loudly. Gold plates and linen napkins line the long table, and an attendant stands behind each chair. On the wall is the royal coat of arms with the royal flags of Dictionopolis on each side.

Milo recognizes many of the guests from the marketplace. The letter man is explaining the history of the W to some people, while the Spelling Bee and the Humbug are in a corner arguing...

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