Setting

Pirates of Earth's South Pacific passed through a link between Earth and the world of Narnia, ending up in Telmar, a land to the southwest of Narnia. They invaded and conquered Narnia, and their first king in Narnia was Caspian I, whose line continued unbroken through Caspian IX, father of Prince Caspian. The Telmarines are afraid of the Old Narnians, the Talking Animals, spirits, and other beings who have populated Narnia at least since the Golden Age of 1000 to 1028 when Lucy, Susan, Peter, and Edmund ruled as Queens and Kings of Narnia, as recounted in the novels The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and The Horse and His Boy. Because of their fear, the Telmarine humans have suppressed all the Old Narnians to the point that hardly any Telmarines have ever seen an Old Narnian and most think that the Old Narnians are mythical. Even so, the Telmarines fear the forest of southeast Narnia, saying that it is haunted. So pervasive is the fear of the forest, along the coast in particular, that even Old Narnians half expect it to be haunted. The sea to the east is even more feared by the Telmarines because that is where Asian has come from when he has visited Narnia in ancient times. The fear of the sea is such that Telmarines do not fish there. Miraz sent seven lords still faithful to Caspian on a mission to find lands to the east of the sea, believing that they would not return; when they do disappear, it only adds to the possibility that the sea is a very...

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