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In the cave, young Ian is bound and gagged, to be sacrificed, but Claire and Jamie can’t get to him because Geillis’s manservant Hercules points a gun at them.
And maybe his manservant Lovejoy, for good measure.
Much of the story is set in a Tuscan convent, where a manservant (Dave Franco) is on the run from a vengeful lord (Nick Offerman) and the lord's bored wife (Lauren Weedman) after the servant's dalliances with the missus come to light.
Dale Wasserman’s book turns the tale of Don Quixote into a play within the play: In late 16th-century Spain, Cervantes and his manservant (Roland Rusinek) are imprisoned in a Seville dungeon among others awaiting trial by the Inquisition.
While awaiting trial, de Cervantes presents the story of Don Quixote as a play within a play, enlisting fellow prisoners to perform and his manservant to portray Quixote's squire, Sancho Panza.
Their skyscrapers, trains and robotic advances (as in a robot manservant named Lancelot who makes pancakes) shaped modern New York.
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