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Will was lying in his bed, wearing the same clothes he’d been wearing the night Bug had woken him up those many months ago. Nothing in his room seemed amiss, which wasn’t what he was expecting.
The train ride back to No Entry was a stark contrast to his previous train ride weeks before. The citizens of The Realm were streaming back to their homes, and Will witnessed many windows being freed from their plywood prison-bars as he passed.
Will left The Throne the next morning, accompanied by Bug and Nobody. Sindy had wanted to join them, but she was still adjusting to her office and wanted to remain in the capital so she could look over Mr. Purple’s shoulder.
It took about two weeks to prepare the coronation ceremony. Road and rail were clogged with a combination of dignitaries, returning refugees, and tourists — which compounded the organizational difficulties.
The parade through University City was one of the more memorable events of Will’s sojourn in The Realm.