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XXXX or FourEcks (previously known as Terror Incognita) is the name of the Australia-like continent seen in the Discworld novel The Last Continent by Terry Pratchett. Jump to: navigation, search The Discworld is a series of 35 novels and a number of shorter works by Terry Pratchett set on the Discworld. ... The Last Continent is a Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett, first published in 1998, that parodies Australian people and culture, as well as the famous Crocodile Dundee and Mad Max movies. ... Jump to: navigation, search Terence David John Pratchett OBE is an English fantasy author (born April 28, 1948, in Beaconsfield, Bucks), best known for his Discworld series. ...


This continent is largely unfinished. It was created some time after the rest of the Discworld by the old man who carries the universe in a sack. Lu-Tze and other sources tell us that on Fourecks time and space are very twisted up and there is a big time source right in the middle (probably the red rock). The non-linearity of time in FourEcks may be a reference to the Dreamtime. Jump to: navigation, search The Discworld is the setting for all of Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of novels. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Discworld gods are the fictional deities from Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ... Jump to: navigation, search Lu-Tze is a character in the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett. ... Jump to: navigation, search Uluru at midday Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in central Australia, in the Northern Territory. ... Jump to: navigation, search éé The Rainbow serpent, the Waugal The Dreamtime, also called The Dreaming, is the central, unifying theme in Australian Aboriginal culture. ...


Both the flora and fauna of the continent is extremely dangerous, as Death's Library attests. A book series known as "Dangerous Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Jellyfish, Insects, Spiders, Crustaceans, Grasses, Trees, Mosses and Lichens of Terror Incognita" extends at least into "Volume 29c Part Three", while a list of the harmless ones contains only "Some of the sheep." The reason there are no snakes at XXXX is given as them having all been eaten by the spiders. Deaths Domain is a fictional dimension in Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... Orders Subclass Monotremata Monotremata Subclass Marsupialia Didelphimorphia Paucituberculata Microbiotheria Dasyuromorphia Peramelemorphia Notoryctemorphia Diprotodontia Subclass Placentalia Xenarthra Dermoptera Desmostylia Scandentia Primates Rodentia Lagomorpha Insectivora Chiroptera Pholidota Carnivora Perissodactyla Artiodactyla Cetacea Afrosoricida Macroscelidea Tubulidentata Hyracoidea Proboscidea Sirenia The mammals are the class of vertebrate animals primarily characterized by the presence of mammary... Orders  Crocodilia - Crocodilians scary crocodiles. ... For other uses, see Amphibian (disambiguation). ... For other meanings of bird, see bird (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search Groups Conodonta Hyperoartia Petromyzontidae (lampreys) Pteraspidomorphi (early jawless fish) Thelodonti Anaspida Cephalaspidomorphi (early jawless fish) Galeaspida Pituriaspida Osteostraci Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates) Placodermi Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish) Acanthodii Osteichthyes (bony fish) Actinopterygii (ray-finned fish) Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish) Actinistia (coelacanths) Dipnoi (lungfish) This page is about the... Jump to: navigation, search Orders Stauromedusae Coronatae Semaeostomae - Disc jellyfish Rhizostomae Jellyfish (also called jellies or sea jellies as they are not true fish) are animals that belong to Phylum Cnidaria, included in the class Scyphozoa (from Greek skyphos cup and zoon animal). The name jellyfish is also sometimes used... Orders Subclass Apterygota Symphypleona - globular springtails Subclass Archaeognatha (jumping bristletails) Subclass Dicondylia Monura - extinct Thysanura (common bristletails) Subclass Pterygota Diaphanopteroidea - extinct Palaeodictyoptera - extinct Megasecoptera - extinct Archodonata - extinct Ephemeroptera (mayflies) Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) Infraclass Neoptera Blattodea (cockroaches) Mantodea (mantids) Isoptera (termites) Zoraptera Grylloblattodea Dermaptera (earwigs) Plecoptera (stoneflies) Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets... Families Suborder Mesothelae     Liphistiidae (primitive burrowing spiders) Suborder Mygalomorphae     Atypidae (atypical tarantula)     Antrodiaetidae (folding trapdoor spider)     Mecicobothriidae (dwarf tarantulas)     Hexathelidae (venomous funnel-web tarantula)     Dipluridae (funnel-web tarantula)     Cyrtaucheniidae (wafer trapdoor spider)     Ctenizidae (trapdoor spider)     Theraphosidae (tarantula) Suborder Araneomorphae     Hypochilidae (lampshade spider)     Filistatidae (crevice weaver)     Sicariidae (recluse spider)     Scytodidae (spitting... Classes Remipedia Cephalocarida Branchiopoda Ostracoda Maxillopoda Malacostraca The crustaceans (Crustacea) are a large group of arthropods (55,000 species), usually treated as a subphylum. ... Genera See: List of Poaceae genera The true grasses are monocot (class Liliopsida) plants of the family Poaceae (formerly Graminae). ... Jump to: navigation, search Trees has more than one meaning: Trees, a poem by Joyce Kilmer for further disambiguation, see Tree_(disambiguation) slang for cannabis TreePeople, an environmental nonprofit based in Los Angeles This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... This is an article about the plant. ... For other things named Lichen, see: Lichen (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search Species See text A Sheep is a mammal, one of several woolly ruminant quadrupeds in the genus Ovis. ...


The indigenous population are very similar to Indigenous Australians, with a strong mythology. Until recently, their main peculiarity was a tendency to attack anyone who talked about the weather (see below for why). Jump to: navigation, search A 19th century engraving of an indigenous Australian encampment. ...


There is also a population of Ankh-Morporkian settlers, from various shipwrecks. The capital of Fourecks is evidently Bugarup. The Archchancellor of the local magic college is named Bill Rincewind, possibly a relation of Unseen University's Professor of Cruel and Unusual Geography, and trained coward). Other known settlements are Dijabringabeeralong, Cangoolie and Worralorrasurfa. Time and space appear more consistent in these areas. Ankh-Morpork is a fictional city-state which features in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of fantasy novels. ... Bugarup is the apparent capital or principal city of FourEcks, the Australia-like continent in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ... Rincewind is a fictional character appearing in the Discworld novels of Terry Pratchett, several of which feature him as the central character. ...

Due to interference by the wizards of Unseen University during the old man with the sack's creation of FourEcks, the entire continent was surrounded, for much of its history, with a huge anticyclone which effectively prevented rainclouds from arriving or ships from leaving. Shortly before the permanent drought reached catastrophic proportions this was dissipated by Rincewind, although, as usual, he received no credit. Unseen University (UU) is a school of wizardry in the fictional Discworld city of Ankh-Morpork. ... Jump to: navigation, search In meteorology, an anticyclone (i. ...

Many Ecksians have since taken the opportunity to explore the Disc. According to Lu Tze, the relief barman everywhere now comes from FourEcks.


The continent's name is a play on Castlemaine XXXX, a Queensland lager that is semi-popular in Britain. According to the books, they put XXXX on the maps because no-one knew what the place was called. Castlemaine Perkins is a brewery located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. ... Jump to: navigation, search (pronounced four-ex) is a brand of beers brewed in Milton, Brisbane by Queensland brewers, Castlemaine Perkins, a brewery originally located in Castlemaine Victoria, Australia. ... Jump to: navigation, search A half drunk pint of lager Lager is the term used in English to describe bottom-fermented beers of German and sometimes of Czech styles, though in the latter case the term Pilsener is more common. ...

The Discworld
Characters:

Albert - Angua - Carrot Ironfoundersson - Cohen the Barbarian - Fred Colon - Death - Detritus - Cut-Me-Own-Throat Dibbler - Gaspode - Greebo - Igor - Bloody Stupid Johnson - Leonard of Quirm - The Librarian - Lu-Tze - The Luggage - Mort - C.W.St J. Nobbs - Susan Sto Helit - Rincewind - Havelock Vetinari - Samuel Vimes - The Witches - Discworld gods - Other characters Jump to: navigation, search The Discworld is the setting for all of Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of novels. ... Albert is a character from Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of novels, first appearing in Mort Albert, known as Alberto Malich when he founded the Unseen University, tried to perform the Rite of AshkEnte backwards in order to gain immortality. ... Delphine Angua von Ãœberwald is a character from the Discworld novels of Terry Pratchett. ... Carrot Ironfoundersson is a corporal in, and later captain of, the Ankh-Morpork City Watch, of Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... Cohen the Barbarian is a fictional character in Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... Fred Colon is a fictional character in the Discworld novels of Terry Pratchett. ... Death is a fictional character in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ... Detritus is a fictional character in Terry Pratchetts Discworld. ... Cut Me Own Throat (C.M.O.T) Dibbler is one of the numerous bit part characters that enrich the world of Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... Gaspode is a small terrier-like dog featured in seven of Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... Greebo is a character in Terry Pratchetts Discworld books. ... Igor is a recurring set of characters in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of novels. ... Jump to: navigation, search Johnson, Bergholt Stuttley, known as Bloody Stupid Johnson, is a landscape gardener and inventor on the Discworld (a fictional world created by author Terry Pratchett), and is mentioned in a number of books. ... Leonard of Quirm is a fictional character in the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett. ... The Librarian of Unseen University is one of the most popular characters in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of fantasy novels. ... Jump to: navigation, search Lu-Tze is a character in the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett. ... The Luggage appears in some of the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett. ... Mort is a fictional character from Terry Pratchetts Discworld. ... Jump to: navigation, search Cecil Wormsborough St. ... Susan Sto Helit is a fictional character who features in three of Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels - Soul Music, Hogfather, and Thief of Time. ... Rincewind is a fictional character appearing in the Discworld novels of Terry Pratchett, several of which feature him as the central character. ... Jump to: navigation, search Lord Havelock Vetinari is the Patrician of Ankh-Morpork, the head of the fictional city state of Ankh-Morpork in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ... This article may be confusing for some readers, and should be edited to enhance clarity. ... A major subset of the Discworld novels of Terry Pratchett involve the witches of Lancre. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Discworld gods are the fictional deities from Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article details minor Discworld characters; characters from the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett who only appear in the background, or who have only had a brief starring role. ...

Locations:

Ankh-Morpork - Agatean Empire - Borogravia - Death's Domain - Dungeon Dimensions - Ephebe - Genua - Klatch - Lancre - Muntab - Quirm - Sto Lat - Ɯberwald - Unseen University - XXXX - more... Ankh-Morpork is a fictional city-state which features in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of fantasy novels. ... The Agatean Empire is a fictitous country that occupies the Counterweight Continent of Terry Pratchetts Discworld. ... Borogravia is a fictional country in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of novels. ... Deaths Domain is a fictional dimension in Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... In Terry Pratchetts Discworld series, the Dungeon Dimensions are the endless wastelands outside of space and time. ... Ephebe is one of the countries of the Discworld, a fictional world created by Terry Pratchett in a series of novels of the same name. ... Genua is a fictional city from Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... In Terry Pratchetts fictional universe of Discworld, Klatch is both a country and a continent. ... Lancre (pronounced Lanker) is a fictional country from Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... Muntab is a fictional country in Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... Quirm is a fictional city in Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... Jump to: navigation, search Sto Lat is a fictional town in Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... In Terry Pratchetts fictional Discworld universe, Ãœberwald is a region on the other side of the Ramtops from Lancre and Ankh-Morpork. ... Unseen University (UU) is a school of wizardry in the fictional Discworld city of Ankh-Morpork. ... This is a list of fictional locations in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ...

Other:

Calendar - City Watch - Clacks - Guilds - Magic - Post Office - Minor Discworld concepts The Discworld calendar was first defined in a footnote in The Colour of Magic, and has been expanded upon in later novels and the Discworld Almanack (2004). ... Jump to: navigation, search Coat of arms of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch. ... The clacks in Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels is a network of semaphore towers stretching along the Sto Plains, into the Ramtops and across the Unnamed Continent to Genua. ... In Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of fantasy novels, there are almost 300 Guilds in the city of Ankh-Morpork. ... The Discworld, in Terry Pratchetts novels runs on magic. ... The Ankh-Morpork Post Office is featured in the book Going Postal, the most recent addition to British fantasy author Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of books. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article details minor Discworld concepts: concepts and ideas from the Discworld of novels by Terry Pratchett which only appear in the background, or are not well fleshed out. ...


 
 

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