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Gotta Get Back in Time

I’ve written before about Tempus, the time-traveling Parrot-Ox from Edward Einhorn’s Paradox in Oz. While this is probably the best-known Oz time travel story, however, it is far from the only one. All of these tales are apocryphal, however, as … Continue reading

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The Ozian King List

I’ve written before about Ozma’s father and grandfather, but what about earlier rulers of the land? Pretty much all we know about them is that they were all named either Oz or Ozma. There is a short story by Fred … Continue reading

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Please Share My Umbrella

In Sky Island, we’re first introduced to Button-Bright‘s Magic Umbrella. This is an old and tattered-looking umbrella with a red elephant’s head on the handle, that has been in his family for generations. The family considers it to be lucky, … Continue reading

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The Return of the Nome King Returns

The most frequently recurring villain in the Oz series is Ruggedo, originally known as Roquat, the former Nome King. I would imagine L. Frank Baum didn’t intend to use him so often, but ended up finding him convenient for several … Continue reading

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