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In the town of Wall, named after the tall and sturdy walls surrounding the city, a young boy falls in love with a young maiden. To win her hand for marriage, the boy is given a task of finding a star. To get the star, the boy must go beyond the conformities of the walls and find his prize in a dangerous and uncharted region.Life moves at a leisurely pace from the small town of Wall--called after the imposing rock barrier that divides the city from a grassy meadow. Here, young Tristran Thorn has lost his heart to the beautiful Victoria Forester and to get the coveted trophy of her hands, Tristran promises to recover a fallen star and send it to his beloved. It's an oath that sends him over the ancient wall and into a world that's harmful and strange beyond imagining...
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