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The exiled prince wandered far after he was betrayed.

He came to the edge of a wide desert.

The traders said that it was too wide to cross. If someone tried to cross, he would certainly die. He would go mad with thirst and wander the sands until the sun took him.

The legends, on the other hand, said that if someone tried to cross, he might die. But if he survived, he would…